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Distinguished couple delighted by Jimmie Dyess Symposium honors

Brian and Neita Mulherin were taken by surprise when they learned they had been chosen for the Jimmie Dyess Symposium's Distinguished American Award.
4 honored at Jimmie Dyess Symposium

Receiving the Distinguished Ameri­can Award at the event, held at the Augusta Museum of History, were Col. Harvey C. Barnum Jr., Susan E. Eisenhower and Brian and Neita Mulherin.
Retiree honored for work with mentally ill

Although he retired years ago, Joe Vignati has not lessened his work for the mentally ill. Because of his tireless efforts, Vignati recently was named Mental Health Advocate of the Year.
Officials: Firing based on work

Former board members of a mental health center insist it was F. Campbell Peery's performance and not his alcoholism that led to his dismissal in May 2001, according to testimony Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Augusta.
Walker, Williams return to Estill

State legislators-turned-federal convicts Charles Walker and Robin Williams have returned to their assigned prison in Estill, S.C., after a monthlong stay in Mississippi.
Judge hears about lawsuit

A judge could decide this fall whether the wife of an Augusta pharmacist convicted of health care fraud was wrongly denied the right to conduct Medicaid prescription business.
Cuts hurt youth mental health system

Despite reporter Justin Boron's attempt to portray recent cuts at Serenity Behavioral Health in a favorable light ("Patients gain from cutbacks," March 15), the cuts are another in a long line of cuts that represent the systematic dismantling of the child and adolescent mental health system in this state.
Former Brave among three losing appeal

ATLANTA - The federal appeals court in Atlanta upheld the convictions of former Atlanta Braves pitcher Rick Camp, ex-state Rep. Robin Williams and another man found guilty of conspiring to steal more than $2 million from an east Georgia mental health agency.
Williams is moved to Alabama

Robin Williams is on the move.
Prison doors close early for Williams

Former state Rep. Robin Williams lost a few final days of freedom Thursday.