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Augusta Convention Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...center in the heart of downtown Augusta - as a transformative moment for the city Thursday. A push to put Augusta's ambulance service out for bids will go before the full commission after the matter received too few votes to pass in a committee meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/urban-renewal/tee-center
Augusta Convention Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...center in the heart of downtown Augusta - as a transformative moment for the city Thursday. A push to put Augusta's ambulance service out for bids will go before the full commission after the matter received too few votes to pass in a committee meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/urban-renewal/augusta-convention-center
Gold Cross wins Augusta EMS zone recommendation

...efficiency and public welfare."If they went into the ambulance service, it would cost taxpayers millions of dollars...public welfare, Barnes said Gold Cross was "the best ambulance service around ... Does it have a benefit to the public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-01/gold-cross-wins-augusta-
Medicare pays nearly $124 million to Augusta providers

...patient, according to the Chronicle analysis.The ambulance service ends up appealing about a quarter of all its denied...08 million annual subsidy to defray the cost of ambulance service, but when the contract was renegotiated, Gold Cross...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-12/medicaire-pays-nearly-124-mi
Gold Cross EMS founder, owner Bo Pounds dies

...services company in 1997. Gold Cross has provided ambulance service in Co lumbia and Jefferson counties and in Augusta...medical services system. In the 1960s, he started an ambulance service in Marietta, Ga., after observing funeral homes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-16/gold-cross-ems-founder-owner-
Council to revisit November selection of area EMS 'zone provider'

...support of ending a "monopoly" by the Martinez ambulance service.Around the same time, Gold Cross began a push...later, citing a general lack of complaints about the ambulance service.It did get the city's contract with Gold Cross...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-02/council-revisit-november
Ed Pounds

...he realized the need for a private ambulance service in Metro Atlanta. He opened Metro Ambulance service in 1968, and was one of the first paramedics...in the day to day operations of the ambulance service until his passing. Mr. Pounds was...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171061577
3 seek to provide in Augusta EMS Zone

A third name has jumped in the ring to provide ambulance service to Augusta-Richmond County residents, but the state will make the final decision about who services the county.The Region...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-06/3-seek-provide-augusta-e
WeatherNation TV flies onto radar as Weather Channel hunkers down in dispute with DirecTV

...in the weather means real money for Paul Falavolito.When a snowstorm rolls in, the chief of a small, nonprofit ambulance service in White Oak, Pa., has to keep paramedics in ambulance bays longer. If there's a break in the weather, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-11/weathernation-tv-flies-rad
State set to decide fate of Augusta ambulance service this month

...be named zone provider for ambulance services in Augusta boils down to one...designation, then that means XYZ ambulance service would have it and if we no...state began awarding zones to ambulance services in the 1970s to prevent multiple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-04/state-set-decide-fate-augusta