Supreme Court ruling fuels push for community care

What began as two Georgia mental health patients seeking community care has become a national crusade by the U.S. Department of Justice to move patients out of state facilities and into community care, with what some say are unintended consequences.

Augusta Commission searches for consensus on candidates for city administrator

Wednesday will mark two weeks since Mayor Deke Copenhaver revealed the names of three finalists for city administrator, but it remains to be seen how soon Augusta will hire a permanent head of the consolidated government.

Ralph Herndon

EVANS, Ga. - Mr. Ralph Herndon, 83, of Evans, Ga. went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 20, 2014. He is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy June Perkins Herndon; his parents, Grady and Catherine Herndon of Clearwater, S.C.; and

Marta Bosch

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Dr. Marta Avalos Bosch, 86, of Savannah, Georgia and widow of Dr. Miguel Angel Bosch, died Tuesday evening, January 7, 2014, at Spanish Oaks Retreat. Born in Matanzas, Cuba, she was a daughter of the late Luis Avalos and the late

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Crisis training focuses on persuasion

Nearly everyone smirked when they heard a naked man was going to bathe in the baptismal pool at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center on Friday. But the two tasked with talking him out and into a towel looked nervous.

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Couple still working on mental health issues

Brian and Neita Mulherin have dedicated their lives to advocating for mental health patients and their families.

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Tourism beat

Visitors attending meetings, reunions, events or sports games in the metro Augusta area will generate at least $3,204,236 in direct visitor spending over the next month.

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Teenage moms share struggles

The girls sit around the table eating a lunch of fried chicken and mashed potatoes at Evans High School. At the lunch table, the teen mothers are in a haven, a support group just for them that meets each month.

Life & style | Evans High School | Augusta State University