Health insurance giant's database hacked

...the nation's second-largest insurer, said it has yet to find any evidence that medical information such as insurance claims or test results was targeted or taken in the "very sophisticated" cyberattack that it discovered last week. It...

Law license for Augusta lawyer reinstated

...The document assured an insurance company that a client's medical bills would be paid from the proceeds of the insurance claim paid in connection with a vehicle accident.Nicholson also faces a contempt of court citation for his conduct before...

Pam Tucker celebrates 37 years in local emergency management

...will recertify in April.Three years later, she began working with an architect for 15 months to transform an old insurance claim center with no dividing walls into a 7,000-square-foot, state-of-the art Emergency Operations Center in...

Augusta unemployment rate drops to 6.6 percent

...percent in November 2013.The rate fell as new jobs were added and new layoffs, as measured by initial unemployment insurance claims, dropped.The six-county metro area added 1,500 new jobs in November, pushing the total to 226,900, up...

Commission seeks delegation help in Atlanta

...who was presumed at fault but also died, because of the backlog. The delays can impact funeral arrangements and insurance claims.But "a very simple way" to alleviate the backlog is to contract with a company to perform the testing, Hasan...

Columbia County stormwater chief makes plans for new revenue

...stormwater rate for single-family homes, with an additional $218,000 from fund transfers, interest earnings and insurance claim reimbursement for a total of $883,615.Its goals for this year include cleaning 10 catch basins and 250 feet of storm...

Three arrested in vehicle arson, insurance scam

...McDaniel said.Deputies say Lewis was driving the Sierra and lost control while fleeing the scene. Later that night, Kitson filed a stolen vehicle report. Three days later, Kitson made an insurance claim to Everest Security Insurance.

Employer summit addresses workplace challenges

As a staffing specialist, Robert Kelly often serves as a conduit for employers with questions on unemployment insurance claims.To get a refresher course on nuances of the process, Kelly, of Augusta Staffing Associates, attended a business...

Augusta homeowner's insurance claims from ice storm continue

Major insurance companies say they have processed most of the damage claims resulting from February's ice storm.

DDA approves low-interest loan for Broad Street redevelopment

...director, said the project will total about $1.6 million and include a gated back parking lot for tenants. Osbon's insurance claim prevented him from using historic tax credits on the development, she said.Authority Chairman Cameron Nixon thanked...