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  1. Alabama's rural hospitals are dyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 20 | Alabama Live

    ... hospital serving one of Alabama poorest counties will close its doors after 60 years. The J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden, Wilcox County, the birth county of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, will become one of seven rural hospitals that has closed over ...

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  2. Another rural Alabama hospital closing, citing lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Decatur Daily

    ... citing falling population, poverty and low reimbursement by Medicaid and Medicare. George Alford, board chairman of Camden's J. Paul Jones Hospital, told WSFA-TV that the hospital is losing $1 million annually. Board members plan to convert the ...

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  3. J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden to close, become urgent care clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    J. Paul Jones Hospital leaders say they've run out of money and possibly options to keep Wilcox County's only medical center open. The impending closure impacts more than 40 people, but not all is lost.

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  4. Hospital in Camden to close, transition into urgent care facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    John Paul Jones Hospital in Camden will be closing as an acute care hospital, board Chairman George Alford said in a statement released to The Wilcox Progressive Era. The chairman cited high poverty and unemployment rates and Wilcox County's declining population as factors that make it "nearly impossible" for a rural hospital to survive.

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  5. Ivey disbands gambling, grocery tax task forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Gov. Kay Ivey disbands gambling, grocery tax task forces Ax falls on 18 different commissions set up by Bentley; some finished work years ago Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: Governor Robert Bentley announces that he will create an advisory council on gaming in Alabama during a news conference in the state capitol building in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday October 3, 2016. Governor Kay Ivey is all smiles as the city of Camden and Wilcox County celebrate Kay Ivey day at The Shed outside of Camden, Ala.

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  6. Peace, Ethel M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ETHEL M. PEACE, 94 LAKELAND - Mrs. Ethel M. Peace, age 94, was called home on June 10, 2017. She was born in Camden, Alabama on June 5, 1923 to Tom and Nannie Long.

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  7. 1 ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    A photograph of McElveen Manor, an assisted living/memory care center in Sumter, owned and operated by Affinity Living Group of Hickory, N.C. Affinity will open a similar facility in Camden in either May or June 2018 at the corner of South Broad and Wateree streets. Construction of the $7 million facility should begin in the next 30 to 90 days, according to Affinity officials.

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  8. Alabama Adventure: Exploring The Heart Of Dixie By DirtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Four Wheeler

    ... originally serviced by a cable ferry. We started our trip early and loaded all our rigs onto the Gees Bend Ferry near Camden, Alabama. What started here as a cable ferry gained some notoriety during the Civil Rights Movement when local authorities ...

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  9. Police: Woman charged with felony for handgun possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    A woman from Alabama was arrested on Thursday for allegedly possessing a Hi-Point 9mm semi-automatic handgun, Warren County Sheriff's Office said. Veronica V. Williams, 28, of Camden, Ala.

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  10. Biggest threat to 'law-and-order'? Our delusional attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... to justify that. Where did this guy come from? If you must know, Sessions grew up outside a smallish town called Camden, Alabama -- a place that, in the deeply segregated early 1960s, he recalls as "idyllic." The spring that Sessions graduated from ...

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  11. Why Governor Ivey still calls Wilcox County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Within minutes of Kay Ivey's being sworn-in as Governor last week, there were requests for comments out of Wilcox County. Ivey was raised in Camden.

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  12. Governors gone bad: Alabama's Bentley latest on a long listRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... declared and pleaded guilty to being a criminal", says Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler. Ivey grew up in rural Camden, Ala., raised on a farm. The first was Lurleen Wallace, wife of Governor George Wallace, known for his staunch support of racial ...

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  13. Meet the Woman Replacing Disgraced Alabama Governor Robert BentleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... governor seat. Long before entering public office, Ivey worked on her family's cattle farm in the small town of Camden, Alabama. After his first inauguration in 2011, he was quoted as saying "anybody here today who has not accepted Jesus Christ as ...

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  14. Husband of woman alleged to have affair firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Acting Chief Justice Lyn Stuart right congratulates Kay Ivey left after she is sworn in as Governor of Alabama Monday Long before entering public office, Ivey worked on her family's cattle farm in the small town of Camden, Alabama. The House Judiciary Committee was already engaging in a special counsel report Monday when the governor agreed to step down.

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  15. Camden filled with pride over native daughter's sudden rise to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... who friends say found the courage to follow the road to her dreams. Gov. Kay Ivey was raised on McWilliams Avenue in Camden, attended the Camden Baptist Church and graduated from Camden High School. She went on to college at Auburn and from there ...

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  16. Kay Ivey takes Alabama governor's seat after Bentley scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WEHT

    ... Auburn University. Long before entering public office, Ivey worked on her family's cattle farm in the small town of Camden, Alabama. She eventually became a high school teacher and a bank officer before leaving banking to serve in the cabinet of ...

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  17. Kay Ivey, Alabamaa s 54th governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Trussville Tribune

    ... history. Lurleen Burns Wallace, who took office 50 years ago in 1967, was the first. Ivey, a Republican, was born in Camden, Ala. in Wilcox County in 1944. She is 72-years-old and was elected lieutenant governor in 2010, the same year Robert Bentley ...

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  18. Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey to become Alabama's second female governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... become Alabama's second female governor, the first being Lurleen Burns Wallace back in 1967. Lt. Gov. Ivey is from Camden, Alabama in Wilcox County. She graduated from Auburn University in 1967, and worked as a high school teacher and a bank officer ...

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  19. James F. - Teddybear' Hestle Jr.Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2017 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    James F. "Teddybear" Hestle Jr., 59, of Camden, Ala., who lived in Parrish, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Walker Baptist Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Hester Hestle; brother-in-law, Clint Hester ; sisters, Marjorie Sheffield and Judy Sawyer ; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

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  20. "Tiny house" cabins open at Roland Cooper State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... to try before making a financial commitment on a "tiny house" is tough. Not anymore! Roland Cooper State Park near Camden, Alabama has four, brand now "tiny house" cabins ready to rent by the day, week or month. The 408 square foot cabins, sleep 4-6 ...

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