The Senate Medical Affairs Committee on Thursday advanced the confirmation of Greenville attorney Catherine Heigel, a former Duke Energy executive, as director of the Department of Health and Environmental Control.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday signed into law a bill aimed at streamlining Georgia's child welfare system to make it more efficient and effective.
COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Medicaid agency is offering residents who fall into an insurance gap due to Republican's refusal to expand Medicaid eligibility a limited benefits program intended to catch illnesses early.
...He indicated that he was ready to pursue other opportunities," Mayor George James said.Owens took over as director of the department in June 2012 after the resignation of former Director Al Robinson.Owens' resignation comes two weeks after...
The May 20 defeat of Augusta's latest sales tax referendum had a hidden downside: cutting proposed funding for one of the city's most pervasive problems.
ATLANTA -- Rules for shampoo and dishwashing soap to be in locked cabinets to protect teenagers at private, state-licensed facilities are listed as in need of change.
According to state inspection reports, 128 pumps have been cited in area counties from 2010 through 2014 for violations ranging from leaky hoses to faulty dispensers that give out too little fuel - and sometimes, too much.
During a visit to The Augusta Chronicle, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson said new legislation that provides for more timely care and improved accountability within the Department of Veterans Affairs is beginning to take hold.
ATLANTA - Dozens of cities and counties across Georgia are authorized to collect money through a lodging tax, but state officials say they are unable to account for how every dollar has been spent.
COLUMBIA - Four high-poverty schools in Charleston County could become a statewide model for in-school medical clinics that offer parents a convenient way to take children to the doctor.