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Paine grant will fund youth health outreach

Paine College was awarded an $888,000 federal grant it will use to address HIV, substance abuse and hepatitis C among young people in the area, the school announced Friday.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, March 13, 2015

Paine College names provost

Interim President of Paine College Samuel Sullivan announced Wednesday that Cheryl Evans-Jones will be university provost and vice president of academic affairs.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, March 5, 2015

Surgeons, specialist in short supply by 2025

Despite a modest increase in the number of physicians trained each year, the country still faces a looming shortage of physicians, particularly in areas like surgery or cancer care.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Augusta coalition urges support of Paine College

Augusta's Interfaith Coalition is imploring the community to make a drastic financial show of support for Paine College as the school attempts to regain fiscal stability and resolve accreditation ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

GRU search committee seeks leader

The committee held its initial meeting to receive its charge from University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby to find a replacement for Ricardo Azziz. 
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

First meeting Thursday for GRU president search

The committee, led by Regent James Hull, of Augusta, will receive its formal charge that will outline its roles and responsibilities during this initial meeting.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

GRU community outreach initiative targets lung cancer

Using a $1.74 million, three-year grant, GRU's Cancer Center and partners are launching the c-CARE initiative in an effort to target lung cancer and then other preventable cancers.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Azziz replacement panel named

Regent Jim Hull of Augusta will lead the search committee to find the next president of Georgia Regents University.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Plan for safety narrows street at GRU

A long anticipated renovation to the section of Laney-Walker Boulevard that runs through Georgia Regents University could finally be moving closer to getting underway.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Plan calls for GRU housing on Health Sciences campus

New student housing for Georgia Regents University will go to the Health Sciences campus downtown while the Summerville campus and its surrounding neighborhood will remain largely untouched.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

GRU students, local doctors provide dental care for kids

Friday was "Give Kids a Smile Day" at Georgia Regents University, and the students at the College of Dental Medicine gave more than 80 pupils the best dentist visit ever.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Committee to search for MCG's Athens dean

A search committee to find a new dean for the Athens branch campus of Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University was announced.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

MCG, middle school initiative strengthens family bonds

Twenty-six individuals are participating in Murphey Middle School's Strengthening Families Program, a 14 session "family skills" program designed to buttress ties between parents and their kids.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

Documents shed light on Azziz resignation

Dr. Ricardo Azziz will get an additional $25,000 in support during a year of education leave that follows his resignation, and his salary after that year would be 65 percent of his current pay, or ...
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Man shot at by GRU officer gets probation

A man convicted this week of fleeing or attempting to elude an officer - one who shot at him - wasn't in danger of going to prison, the judge reassured him Friday before sentencing him to probation.
By Sandy Hodson | Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Verdict split in GRU shooting case

Keith James, who was shot at by Georgia Regents University Police Officer Wesley Martin, was acquitted Thursday of the two most serious charges he faced - aggravated assault on a police officer ...
By Sandy Hodson | Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Augusta man shot at by GRU officer on trial

The first of two young men shot at by a Georgia Regents University police officer could learn today whether a jury believes he committed a series of crimes before and after the shots were fired.
By Sandy Hodson | Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Augusta boy doing well on marijuana drug

Preston Weaver, the first to receive the marijuana-based drug Epidiolex through a clinical trial at Georgia Regents University, is getting bigger.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Georgia's home-schooled seek admissions equality

Georgia's home-schooled still seeking admissions equality as universities across the state begin to actively recruit home-based students.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

GR Health increasing university support

Georgia Regents Health System is ahead of budget halfway through its fiscal year but needs to avoid a repeat of a slump in the next quarter that strained its finances last year, officials said.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
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Temple's novel filled with familiar characters

Merle Temple’s second novel, A Ren­ted World, is a tell-all book filled with local and state figures so thinly veiled he might as well have used their real names although he ...
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