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Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...neurology, psychiatry, blind rehabilitation, spinal cord injury and rehabilitation medicine. The Downtown Division...authorized for 155 beds (58 medicine, 37 surgery and 60 spinal cord injury). The Uptown Division, located on Wrightsboro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/veterans-affairs-hos
VA announces collaboration with Augusta-based America's Warrior Partnership to improve veteran care

...Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, contributed to a patient's death.Gibson, who visited the Augusta VA's spinal cord injury unit and the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, said additional clinical staff, extended hours and new leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/va-announces-collaboration-a
Augusta VA walks to combat veteran homelessness as problem grows in city

...Aiken and Athens community-based outpatient clinics.At the Augusta Riverwalk, patients from the hospital's spinal cord injury unit and 17 residents from St. John's Towers participated to the sound of live music and the help of vendors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-20/augusta-va-walks-combat-vete
Prosecutors get details on Freddie Gray's death

...Gray arrived at the police station with the fatal spinal-cord injury that left him unresponsive.The second prisoner...being arrested in West Baltimore. He suffered a spinal cord injury and crushed voicebox and had lapsed into a coma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-30/prosecutors-get-details-freddie-gra
Expo helps disabled community in Augusta pool resources, find opportunities

...might have found the 28-year-old doing the same thing ? but without the wheelchair. About nine years ago, a spinal cord injury suffered in a car accident took away all function in her legs.Mayfield said she was an active person before her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-23/expo-helps-disabled-community
Upcoming calendar

...returning to work, behavioral health, accessible housing and more; for survivors of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, adults and children with developmental delays, amputees living with prosthetics, veterans with disabilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-03-17/upcoming-calenda
Police clash with protesters in Baltimore; National Guard takes positions

...racially charged violence Monday by set off by the case of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal-cord injury under mysterious circumstances while in police custody.In a measure of how tense things were on Tuesday, Baltimore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-29/police-clash-protesters-baltimore-n
A quiet morning in Baltimore

...continue to press authorities for answers in the case of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal-cord injury under mysterious circumstances while in police custody. His case spurred Monday's riots.A group of pastors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-29/quiet-morning-baltimore
Augusta VA program helps reduce travel reimbursements

...Disabled American Vete rans' last ride at 2 p.m. for patients who need to come to Augusta, which has the only VA spinal-cord injury unit in the Southeast.It also transports veterans to the Augusta VA's community-based outpatient clinics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-15/augusta-va-program-helps-red
Columbia County sample ballot

...Fund to pay for care and rehabilitative services for Georgia citizens who have survived neurotrauma with head or spinal cord injuries?"Yes or No PROPOSED STATEWIDE REFERENDUM? 1 ?Allows property owned by the University System of Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-12/columbia-count