Lawsuit will challenge certificate of need requirement for new hospitals

ATLANTA - The three Augusta hospitals wanting to build facilities in Columbia County could be free...courts determine the state law is unconstitutional.Three Augusta hospitals submitted individual applications to the state for a certificate...

Appeal hearing over Columbia County hospital ends

As three Augusta hospitals conclude a hearing in Atlan ta on a battle over who gets to build the first hospital in Columbia County, a conservative group...

Aimee Copeland | The Augusta Chronicle

...about to finish a master's degree and be fitted for two bionic hands. Less than a month after her release from an Augusta hospital, Aimee Copeland is making significant strides in her physical rehabilitation. Don't Miss Databases: Search...

Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...that include a Intensive Care Unit, 24 new private rooms and a new lobby. Even amid all the dust of construction, Augusta hospitals continue to focus on providing cutting-edge treatments and research and enjoy a growing reputation as a regional...

Investigation into Allendale train derailment continues

...hydrochloric acid, diesel and other materials. A nearby plant was evacuated and two train employees were treated at an Augusta hospital.Officials told locals at a community meeting near the derailment that the leak should not have any long-term impact...

Regents help fund University Hospital residency expansion

...Georgia Board of Regents gave its OK on Tuesday. The board approved the recommendation to grant $800,000 to the Augusta hospital, which, despite its name, is not part of nearby Georgia Regents University. The hospital will partner with GRU's...

Drill tests airport emergency preparedness

...It's really difficult when you have people coming and leaving," she said.Later the injured were taken to several Augusta hospitals by public transit bus."It will give the hospitals the opportunity to test their surge capacity," said Mie Lucas...

Train derails in Edgefield County, causing residents to leave houses

...Martin, S.C., in Allendale County, spilling hydrochloric acid and diesel fuel and sending two workers to an Augusta hospital. A nearby paper and textile plant had to be evacuated, but no workers were injured.The railroad company and Crimestoppers...

1-year-old pulled from pool, still alive

A toddler was pulled from a swimming pool Monday afternoon, still alive, and was receiving treatment at an Augusta hospital.The 1-year-old's parents found him in their backyard pool in the 3400 block of Cannongate Drive, according...

Train hits semi truck in Johnston, but no one hurt

...CSX train derailed in Allendale County, spilling hydrochloric acid and diesel fuel and sending two workers to an Augusta hospital. A nearby paper and textile plant had to be evacuated, but no workers were injured.