New director of SonEdna has fresh eyes for recognizing the richness of the Delta.

By Becky Gillette Photography by Krista McFadden Source: http://www.deltabusinessjournal.com/#!headline-2/chon Banu Valladares, the new executive director of the literary arts organization SonEna, lived in large cities before moving to Charleston, population 2,133, this summer. A native of Caracas, Venezuela, home to three million, she moved to Charlotte, N.C. in 1982 where she studied before transitioning into …Read More

Tallahatchie General Hospital and Land Owner Jim Kennedy, Chairman of Cox Enterprises, Announce Plans to Build Community Wellness Center

CHARLESTON, Miss., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Tallahatchie General Hospital, with funding from Jim Kennedy, chairman of Cox Enterprises, announced today plans to build a Wellness Center in Charleston, Miss. The plans follow results of the University of Mississippi Community Health Needs Assessment in 2012, funded by Kennedy and the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, …Read More

Wellness Challenge 2014

Tallahatchie General Hospital (TGH) and the Charleston Arts and Revitalization Effort (CARE) have announced plans for the third annual Tallahatchie County Wellness Challenge, which will award cash and prizes to winners. “The Wellness Challenge will begin with three registration days, and this year registration will take place in both Tutwiler and Charleston to better serve …Read More

Despite state report, Tallahatchie General Hospital strong

By CLAY McFERRIN Sun-Sentinel Editor A study casting shadows on the fiscal soundness of Tallahatchie General Hospital does not include the most recent financial data that, according to local officials, shows the Charleston medical facility stands stronger today than it has in many years. While acknowledging that the hospital has faced major hurdles, TGH Administrator …Read More

Wellness Challenge 2013

The second annual Tallahatchie Wellness Challenge was quite a success this year as many participants significantly improved their health and wellness. Sponsored by the Tallahatchie General Hospital (TGH) and the Charleston Arts and Revitalization Effort (CARE) with additional funding provided by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (CFNM), the Challenge began with two opening registration …Read More

Plans to Build Community Wellness Center

Tallahatchie General Hospital, with funding from Jim Kennedy, chairman of Cox Enterprises, has announced plans to build a Wellness Center in Charleston, Miss. The plans follow results of the University of Mississippi Community Health Needs Assessment in 2012, funded by Kennedy and the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, which identified health, wellness, environmental and nutrition …Read More

TGH/NSMC Wins Annual Maggie Award

North Sunflower Medical Center, North Sunflower Medical Foundation and Tallahatchie General Hospital recently participated in the 25th annual Maggie Awards Gala in Madison. The Maggie Awards competition, sponsored annually by MHA’s Society for Health Care Marketing and Public Relations, recognizes excellence in the field of health care marketing and public relations. A Maggie Award is …Read More