By Jamie Gardner
Earlier this month the Appling County Commissioners and the Baxley City Council held a joint meeting for the purpose of nominating members to the Appling County Hospital Authority. Two seats on the authority were up for appointment or reappointment including seats held by Greg Black and Jeffrey Simmons. Nominated for Black’s seat were Greg Black, Jeffrey Simmons and Donnie Head. Nominated for Simmons’ seat were Elvira Russell, Jack Patton and David M. McCall. Both the county and city officials unanimously approved the nominations presented.