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Medicare scams may spread

A well-dressed man appears at the door offering to help "fix" the Medicare policies of elderly people -- for a $60 fee. Callers ring up older people offering to "help them with their Medicare" -- in exchange for their credit card numbers. Medicare officials in Georgia are fearful that these scams in Tennessee may spread to Georgia, if they haven't already. "What I suspect is that the early report from Tennessee is just a hint of what may be occurring throughout the Southeast," said Teresa Wilson, regional manager of Medicare beneficiary services in Atlanta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/28/met_248583.shtml
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On the move

The following is information about hirings and promotions of businesspeople in the Augusta area: Debbie W. Harris, Allied A.S.I.D, has joined the interior design staff of Andrews Gallery furniture store. Rodney P. Benefield has been promoted to manager of operations for HealthCare Consultants of America Inc. Randy Thompsona consultant and certified professional coder, has been promoted to manager of corporate development.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/18/biz_213126.shtml
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Man kills common-law wife; shoots self

Joseph Michael Witcher and his common-law wife, Cynthia Smart Moore, had been having problems for the past two months. He believed she was seeing another man. Mr. Witcher, 42, followed Ms. Moore, 41, to work early Tuesday morning, asked her for gas money, then pulled out a gun. He shot her twice in the back of the head, police said, before turning the gun on himself. Mr. Witcher was already dead when police arrived at the Senior Citizens Center on 15th Street. Ms. Moore, who worked at the center as a van driver, died on her way to the hospital.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/09/met_211083.shtml
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How retirees can make a difference

...around. It requires a commitment of 30 minutes or more each week, says Sheryl Silva, deputy projects director for the Senior Citizens Council. A more ambitious foster grandparents program is open to seniors 60 and older, but it calls for at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/10/edi_54648.shtml
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Senior volunteers help middle-school children

Louise Skalko suffers from a severe hearing impairment and remembers the learning problems her disability caused her as a student.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/06/met_53665.shtml
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School tax exemption for seniors may be cut

...to how the public would likely react. Kathleen Ernce, 63, executive director and advocacy programs director for the Senior Citizens Council of Greater Augusta and the CSRA, said such a plan would hurt the many seniors who already are having...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2009-11-06/school-tax-exemption-sen
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On the move

The following is information about hirings and promotions of businesspeople in the Augusta area: Debbie W. Harris, Allied A.S.I.D, has joined the interior design staff of Andrews Gallery furniture store. Rodney P. Benefield has been promoted to manager of operations for HealthCare Consultants of America Inc. Randy Thompsona consultant and certified professional coder, has been promoted to manager of corporate development.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/17/biz_213075.shtml
XXX Bizarre | Augusta State University | Paine College
Man kills common-law wife; shoots self

...Employees and clients at the senior center are stunned, said George Foster, who heads the board of directors for the Senior Citizens Council, which oversees the senior center. Ms. Moore would have been working at the center for two years on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/09/met_211080.shtml
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