The Augusta Commission's Stupor Bowl II took place Monday during commission committee meetings. Afterward, some usually long-winded commissioners said the meetings were lasting too long.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Robin Williams is on the move.
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.