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University, Doctors appeal Columbia County decision

The fight to build the first hospital in Columbia County continues despite a decision to award the license to Georgia Regents Medical Center as University and Doctors hospitals have filed notice to contest the decision.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-23/university-doctors-appeal-co
Companies receive incentives, fail to deliver jobs

...have also either folded or have laid off workers in other parts of the state.Brian Willamson, the deputy commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs told the newspaper that accountability requirements have improved over the years. His...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-30/companies-receive-incentives-
Rural Georgia may get basic-service hospitals

...hospital to downsize its services, the commissioner of a Georgia health agency said Thursday.Clyde Reese, commissioner of the Department of Community Health, said he would ask the board of the agency to promulgate rules for such a "step-down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-14/rural-georgia-may-get-ba
Authorities plan an increased road, waterways presence Memorial Day weekend

...maintained."A little common sense and a little preparation go a long way," said Col. Mark McDonough, commissioner of the Department of Public Safety.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-23/authorities-plan-incre
Deal shakes up child-welfare agency

ATLANTA - Georgia's child-welfare agency is undergoing an overhaul that involves replacing the current director and having the new leader report directly to the governor.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-12/deal-shakes-child-welfare-age
Mandatory overtime ordered for Georgia child protective services agency to resolve large case backlog

ATLANTA - Georgia Division of Family and Children Services investigators have been ordered to work at least eight hours of weekly overtime to eliminate a backlog of investigations.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/mandatory-overtime-ordered-ge
Mandatory overtime ordered for Ga. DFCS workers

ATLANTA - Georgia Division of Family and Children Services investigators have been ordered to work at least eight hours of weekly overtime to eliminate case backlogs.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-25/mandatory-ot-ga-dfcs
Following the money in the fight against tobacco

Fifteen years ago, Georgia and other states settled lawsuits against the nation's major tobacco companies to recover tobacco-related health costs. Total payments for the states were huge ? estimated at $246 billion over the first 25 years.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-06/following-money-fight-agains
Enrollment for Medicaid, PeachCare hits new high

Georgia enrollment in Medicaid and PeachCare has jumped to 1.8 million, a new record, state officials say.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-29/enrollment-medicaid-peachcar
Behavioral health program taking on a new look

The state is continuing its transformation in behavioral health services by creating "crisis centers" in Albany, Thomasville and Valdosta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-20/behavioral-health-program-ta