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Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Retired colonel fought for Medal of Honor recipient

Shortly before his death in 2009, retired Col. Kenneth Facey wrote Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Ala., supporting a request that Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins' Distinguished Service Cross be upgraded to ...
By Wesley Brown

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Augusta VA to join National Resource Directory

Expanding on its efforts to provide timely care, the VA Medical Center’s Mental Health Clinic announced Wednesday it’s joining a new database that connects veterans and caregivers to support ...
By Wesley Brown

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Veterans want review of Augusta VA advocates

During the two-hour outreach event held by Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center, more than 100 veterans demanded a review of the program.
By Wesley Brown

Army Cyber Command chief describes new network in works

The commanding general of the Army Cyber Command said that his team expects to break ground next year on a defense network at Fort Gordon.
By Wesley Brown

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Augusta VA silent on patient treatment

For nearly two years, medical records show Augusta VA doctors have delayed appointments and used outdated reports to diagnose Durwin Martin's injured left knee.
By Wesley Brown

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Augusta VA announces town hall meeting

The director of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center will provide an update on facility improvements next week during a town hall the Augusta hospital is holding to address long wait times and ...
By Wesley Brown

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Augusta food bank expands

Golden Harvest Food Bank opened a new warehouse Thursday to serve the growing number of residents who rely on pantries, kitchens and shelters to provide groceries and meals for themselves each year.
By Wesley Brown

Fort Gordon hospital recognized

Eisenhower Army Medical Center celebrated a national study this week that found the Fort Gordon hospital has consistently ranked among the best in the country for lower-than-expected surgical ...
By Wesley Brown

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Labor Day weekend busy for state rangers

The Labor Day weekend was busier than officials hoped, with the three-day holiday period yielding four drowning deaths, nine boating incidents and 17 boating-under-the-influence (BUI) arrests ...
By Wesley Brown

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Historic Augusta accused of fraud

The owner of the Goodale House delivered a criminal complaint to the Secretary of State's office accusing Historic Augusta of using his name to win a grant.
By Wesley Brown

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Augusta ranks 92nd among 200 safest driving cities

In Allstate's annual "America's Best Drivers Report" released this week, Augusta ranked 92nd safest among America's 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency.
By Wesley Brown

Meth lab cleanup at Georgia motels lacks firm rules

Cleaning up abandoned meth labs is a common occurrence in Augusta motels, although there is no Georgia law requiring remediation.
By Wesley Brown

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Adverse care confirmed at Augusta VA

The Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center appears to be making strides toward erasing long wait times, but documents suggest the hospital still has a ways to go to improve quality of care.
By Wesley Brown

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Community Expo welcomes cyber newcomers

In its first year running the Community Expo, the Fort Gordon Spouses and Civilians Club rolled out the red carpet for the hundreds of military personnel, civilians and contractors already moving ...
By Wesley Brown

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Authorities to target impaired drivers during holiday

Authorities in Georgia and South Carolina are teaming up this weekend to target impaired drivers.
By Wesley Brown

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Fort Gordon training injuries increase

The death of a Mississippi national guardsman at Fort Gordon this month highlights a growing trend of training injuries that one Army doctor said could be solved.
By Wesley Brown

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Military conference returns to Augusta

The national conference that rallied support for the cyber command's move to Fort Gordon last year will return to highlight the area as a leader in new technology.
By Wesley Brown

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

GMC seeks graduates who have fought since World War I

Georgia Military College is searching for alumni for an online project honoring graduates who served in the past seven American wars.
By Wesley Brown

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Historic Augusta accused of fraud by Goodale House owner

The owner of the Goodale House, one of Georgia's oldest homes, is planning to file a criminal complaint against Historic Augusta after he says the longstanding nonprofit organization fraudulently ...
By Wesley Brown

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Nunn visits area to discuss plan against shutdowns

Democratic Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn spoke at a roundtable lunch discussion at 209 Café downtown on Friday.
By Wesley Brown
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