Appeal hearing over Columbia County hospital ends

...until Aug. 24.A decision is expected by Sept. 23, James said. But because of the complexity of the case, the hearing officer can extend that deadline and a decision could come out closer to mid-October, Burr said.If the certificate of...

Appeal begins in Columbia County hospital

...before Attorney Ellwood F. Oakley III, an independent hearing officer appointed from the Certificate of Need Appeals Panel...community hospital setting," James said. The appeals hearing officer will likely call for the parties to submit written...

Appeal hearing begins over Columbia County hospital decision

...Hospital and University Hospital are appealing their denials last year by the Georgia Department of Community Health. A hearing officer, Ellwood F. Oakley III, started the proceedings by pointing to eight three-ring binders on the table beside him...

Doctors Hospital sues state over Columbia County hospital decision

...Department of Community Health just didn't have the right to do what they did."Doctors will ask the courts and the hearing officer to delay the appeal hearing "because should we win this lawsuit, there really is no reason for the appeal," he...

NFL suspends Brady 4 games for deflated footballs

...Yee, said "the discipline is ridiculous and has no legitimate basis" and that Brady will appeal."And if the hearing officer is completely independent and neutral, I am very confident the Wells Report will be exposed as an incredibly frail...

Hearing set for June for Columbia County hospital appeal

...Oakley III, an independent hearing officer from the Certificate of Need...for additional filings and the hearing officer could render a decision 30 days...everybody."Even after the hearing officer decision, whoever it goes against...

Across Georgia

...Official recommends allowing Potter books ATLANTA - A hearing officer is recommending that the state Board of Education...indoctrinate children in pagan religion, according to the hearing officer's report released by the state Monday. The state...

Across Georgia

McKinney complaint goes to hearing officer ATLANTA -Complaints that U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney and...campaigning at a voting precinct last year were referred to a state hearing officer Wednesday by the State Election Board. A DeKalb County voter...

Moniker violates gas law

...Georgia Public Service Commission hearing officer said Tuesday. Atlanta Gas Light...however, is misleading, the hearing officer concluded. The decision orders...companies. "The decision of the hearing officer stands unless appealed and overturned...

Columbia schools move to scrap discipline tribunal

...of justice might go before a hearing officer instead of a tribunal panel...Chalker - in favor of a single hearing officer will mean a more accurate and...that will substitute the words "hearing officer" for "tribunal." "Basically...