Gift of $2.5 million pushes pediatric cancer research at Georgia Regents University

...check learned that his brain tumors had returned and surgery was all St. Jude could offer. After calling GRU Cancer Center Director Samir Khleif, they heard back from pediatric oncologist and researcher Ted Johnson, who was about to start a new immunotherapy...

Deployed Fort Gordon soldier surprises daughters

...Holloman's wife said, he'll take 30 days leave and the family will celebrate and spend some time at the beach. Day care center director Deena Youngblood said she's gotten used to the military lifestyle and associated hardships, having served such...

Will hurricane luck run out?

...just need the public to stay connected. When they come to the beach, the propensity is to disconnect." Hurricane center director Rick Knabb lives in a city, Fort Lauderdale, that hasn't been directly hit by a major hurricane since 1950, though...

Cumbee Center director to retire after decades of aiding abused

Decades after setting out on a mission to change the lives of abuse victims, Kay Mixon will retire as the executive director of the Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons on March 27.

On The Move

SCOTT MONNIGJob title: Vice president of pro fessional servicesEmployer: Rural Sourcing Inc.Work expe r ience: He was formerly the Augusta development center director. He has more than 20 years of information technology experience.

GRU Cancer Center receives minority grant

...death disparities and providing better care, the center director said.The National Cancer Institute awarded GRU Cancer...was one of only 12 awarded nationally, GRU Cancer Center Director Samir N. Khleif said."This is clearly a major...

Richmond County Sheriff's Office to transfer funds to 911 center

...the change has been a positive one for the sheriff's office, it has placed more strain on dispatchers in the 911 center, Director Dominick Nutter said."When we did the conversion to our new system and (the sheriff's office) went to the...

41 treated for fireworks-related injuries through holiday weekend

...fireworks-related injuries, spokeswoman Lindsay Thetford said. The injury count was 15 by Saturday.Last week, Still Burn Center Director Fred Mullins predicted the center would see anywhere from 15 to 40 patients. He added that the center could see patients...

Positions tied to Augusta VA investigation under interim leadership

...Community General Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y.Stenger was appointed assistant medical center director at Charlie Norwood on July 29, 2012. Before that, he was director of the VA's health care engineering program...

Changes to Augusta 911 dispatch protocol could speed response times

Changes at the Augusta 911 Cen ter on May 27 could lead to shortened response times, officials said.Center Director Dominick Nutter said he has already seen improvements because of the new protocol, which allows dispatchers to quickly gather...