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Substandard nursing homes continue to receive HUD backing

In January 2011, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development insured a mortgage issued to Augusta Hills Nursing Home. At the time, the facility had a three-star rating. But one month later, the facility's ranking dropped to one star.
Regents give OK to Laney-Walker project

ATLANTA - The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents gave the go-ahead Wednesday for its participation in planned Laney-Walker Boulevard streetscape improvements. The cost of the $1.
Remember animal welfare

Let's hope the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents uses animal welfare as part of its search criteria for Dr. Azziz's successor.
State board should re-evaluate Georgia Regents University's goals

We need the Board of Regents' help in visioning the combined colleges
Georgia regents seek $2 billion for state schools

ATLANTA - Taxpayers will fund an additional $46 million for public colleges and universities, or 2.4 percent more, if the Legislature approves a request that the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents unanimously authorized Tuesday.
Civil rights suit filed against GRU police officer in tasing case

An Augusta man repeatedly tased by an Georgia Regents University police officer filed suit Friday in U.S. District Court.
Snuff already

Smoking already is banned inside facilities that are owned or leased by the state of Georgia. Dr. Hopkins' proposal would extend the ban to outdoor areas.
Georgia officials hope lower online tuition will boost enrollment

This fall, the cost of eCore classes will drop $20 per credit hour. It's the first time Georgia's Board of Regents has lowered tuition for the program since its 1999 launch.
City leaders want source of Azziz's comment on Augusta population decrease

Community leaders would like to know the source of Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz's data that Augusta's population has decreased by 10 percent.
School's name important

What part of that concept do some people not understand?