Former state Rep. Robin Williams in transition from federal prison

...Williams, who served a decade in the state House, schemed to steal more than $2 million from the local community mental health center.He worked behind the scenes to get his friend C. Michael Brockman put in charge of the center, and together...

Rants & Raves

...trying to weasel his way out of the prison term he is serving. He hurt a lot of people who worked at the Community Mental Health Center at the time, so the sentence was fitting and needs to be served completely.MARION WILLIAMS IS back on the...

Deke and Azziz: Where there's a mill, there's a way

...sell anything."(If you don't believe it, just ask the five folks he recruited in his plan to loot the Community Mental Health Center. Four of them went to prison too. Make that three. One of them died before he could be incarcerated...

Former lawmaker Robin Williams loses federal court appeal

...to a 10-year term along with Augusta pharmacist Duncan Fordham of a scheme to bilk East Central Georgia Community Mental Health Center with a contract obtained by bribing its director, according to court documents.Williams and Fordham based...

Nobody wins in Augusta Commission's Stupor Bowl II

...Rep. Robin Williams became involved with Community Mental Health Center of East Central Georgia. The activities that...scheme that bilked millions of dollars from the Community Mental Health Center of East Central Georgia.It all started in...

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.

Trio of convicted Augusta politicians await release from prison

...election to political newcomer Sue Burmeister.Williams schemed to steal more than $2 million from the local community mental health center, one of the only mental health facilities available for poor people. Williams worked behind the scenes to...

Past criminal case crops up in suit between center, ex-director

...executive took on the feel of a criminal case tried in the same courtroom four years earlier involving the Community Mental Health Center, other former administrators and former state Rep. Robin Williams. "We're not going to retry the Williams...

Officials: Firing based on work

...testimony Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Augusta. Mr. Peery, the former executive director of the Community Mental Health Center of East Central Georgia, is suing the center and an insurance company over the seizure of a $165,000 insurance...

Genes' link to disease examined

...eight sites around the country that will help to enroll patients, in conjunction with some of the state's community mental health centers, including Serenity, said Peter F. Buckley, the chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior...