The Richmond County Board of Health is proposing a pilot program with two teams of perhaps three goats apiece, which would be placed inside a fenced and locked area at retention ponds in Richmond County to keep down overgrowth.
For the second time in less than two years, the Augusta Commission voted down a tougher ban on smoking in public places that would have included bars.
The Richmond County Health Department is looking for a new county nurse manager, the Richmond County Board of Health learned Tuesday night.Carol Bryant left at the end of September to go to a home infusion company, East Central Health District...
A Georgia Regents University graduate student has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and those who might have been exposed are being tested.
An Augusta Chronicle analysis of Richmond County found five Census tracts where there were virtually no healthy food options, what is also referred to as a "food desert."
A tuberculosis patient who refused medical treatment - a decision that could have been lethal to himself and a public health danger - will have another chance to comply with the health department.
...Commission members on either side of the issue say the new commission makeup leaves its fate up in the air.The Richmond County Board of Health voted to endorse the ordinance, and Augusta Mayor Pro Tempore Corey Johnson, who advocated for it the last...
Exactly why are we holding ourselves hostage to increasing health care costs and underemployment?
The Richmond County Board of Health approved a budget Tuesday for next fiscal year of slightly more than $6 million, essentially flat from a budget of $5.925 million this year.
...record serving west Augusta for 12 years on the Richmond County Board of Education, as well as 10 years on the Richmond County Board of Health. His commitment to our community and to our children's education; a successful career; and devotion to...