Susan Stradley has joined Elliott, Davis & Co., L.L.P, as a full-time Certified Procedural Coder for the Medical Group.
Brian Trauring, vice president of News since 1992 at WRDW-TV in Augusta, has been named news director at WATE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Knoxville, TN.
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP announces the election of W. Craig Smith in the Augusta office as a new member to its partnership.
Frank Mears has recently been named relocation manager for Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate. Gary Waters, who had owned his own real estate company for 21 years, has joined the company as managing broker for the Martinez office. Linda E. Dinkins, vice president, has been named managing broker of the West Augusta office. Nita Boeglen, vice president and associate broker, has been named manager of the new homes department.
Chip Melton and Andy Finch have been appointed financial consultants with Wheeler Securities. Judy Wilson and Frank Lindley have joined the professional staff of Health Care Consultants of America in corporate development.
William C. Dameworth, John R. Markel and Jeremy S. Elliott, all of Elliott, Davis & Co., L.L.P., have received the Accredited in Business Valuation designation from American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
William O. Conlon, MSA, of Augusta, has been elected director of the Georgia chapter of the Association of Master Appraisers.
Tracy Durand has been named Busby's Heating & Air Conditioning's 1997 Sales Person of the Year.
Patrick G. Blanchard, president and CEO of Georgia-Carolina Bancshares Inc., has received the International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi's Outstanding Alumnus Award. Mr. Blanchard is a 1963 intiate of Delta Sigma Pi professional business fraternity at Georgia Southern University.
Cindy Wilds and Jennifer Stewart, loan originators with First Union Mortgage Corp., were top producers for January outside the metro Atlanta area.
Merle Temple, BellSouth district manager, was named best director for BellSouth's nine-state ares for the 1997 Good Neighbors program.
Tracy Durand of Busby's Heating and Air Conditioning has been named Sales Person the the Year for 1997.
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