Carolina Medical Center to close March 1; new website for River Ministries

Published 5:32 pm Friday, January 28, 2011

The River Ministries Family

Carolina Medical Multi-Care Center in Columbus will stop seeing patients on March 1, according to
A statement from the center, which is headed by Dr. Arthur Robbins, said the closure is a voluntary decision and the facility is not being shut down by any state or federal authority.
The River Ministries has unveiled a new website, located at
The facility, located on the Green River, is not well known even in Polk County, according to executive director Dawn Jordan. Jordan said their new website is going to change that.
The River Ministries is a non-profit organization that offers a facility and services to community, educational and religious organizations. It was begun in 2007 as a way to allow religious groups such as ministry groups, youth groups, the Gideons and others a place to meet, train, and disciple without it being cost prohibitive.
The organization’s non-profit status allows it to serve educational groups such as school/home-school functions and community organizations such as Hospice and volunteer fire departments, as well as religious organizations.
The River Ministries is located at 325 Sycamore Lane, just off Coxe Road. Dawn Jordan may be reached at 704-692-4358 or via email:
The website was developed by Turner HD Media (; 828-395-1107), located at the Mill Spring Agricultural Development Center in the former Mill Spring School.

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