Originally created 09/21/03

On the move



  • David Curley and J. Larry Hornsby have joined the Augusta office of Morgan Keegan & Co. as financial advisers. Mr. Curley was most recently a financial associate for Smith Barney. He received his bachelor's degree from Mercer University and is a member of Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church.
  • Mr. Hornsby, a native of LaGrange, Ga., was at A.G. Edwards in Augusta. Before that, he spent 27 years as a psychologist at the Medical College of Georgia. He earned his bachelor's degree from LaGrange College and his master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Georgia. He is an accredited asset management specialist. Mr. Hornsby is the chairman of the Young Life Committee of Greater Augusta and is a member of First Presbyterian Church.

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  • Meybohm Realtors announced that the following agents have achieved certification as Cendant mobility inventory specialists, mobility marketing specialists and referral specialists: Linda Tomchey, west Augusta; Bucky Hunter, Columbia County; Judy Morris, west Augusta; and Susan Ogletree, Columbia County.
  • Tianna Rowell has been elected to vice president of education for the American Production Control and Inventory Society CSRA chapter for 2003-04. Ms. Rowell earned a bachelor's degree in engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master's degree in business administration at Brenau University. She has her certification in production and inventory management with APICS.
  • Jim Whitehead Sr. was recently named the chairman of the Augusta chapter of the American Red Cross. Mr. Whitehead is the founder of Whitehead Tire and Auto Service. He replaces outgoing Chairwoman Anne D. Trotter.
  • John T. Chandler has been named the top mortgage performer for August for Georgia Bank & Trust Co.'s mortgage department.
  • Dr. Melvyn L. Haas recently announced his association with Dr. Richard Eisenberg, from Aiken Neurosciences PC, in Aiken Medical Center, 410 University Parkway.
  • Deidre Martin, the assistant chancellor for external affairs at the University of South Carolina Aiken, was honored at the 2003 Communications Contest of the National Federation of Press Women. Dr. Martin received the first-place award in the admissions marketing campaign for the University's "Focused On You" campaign.
  • Fred W. Best Jr. was named Badcock Home Furnishings' corporate store manager of the year for 2003. Mr. Best has more than 19 years' experience in the furniture industry and has managed the Martinez store for six years. He also won the award last year.

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