Jan. 1 deadine for ACA health care coverage looming

...State-by-state breakdowns are not yet available but reports are mixed so far from across Georgia, said Dante McKay, state director for Enroll America."Some places there has been a steady trickle of people seeking assistance and others not so...

Doctors Hospital's push for trauma designation sparks backlash

...costing trauma patients an automatic $9,900 once they step through the door of Doctors, officials said.Even the state director of the office that governs trauma centers said the move could hurt existing ones.The Georgia Alliance of Com mu...

Leaders meet on plans to fill void left by absence of navigators for helping with Obamacare enrollment

...employee from serving as a navigator, which would essentially eliminate the UGA program, said Dante McKay, the state director for Enroll America."We're trying to figure out who is going to step up to fill those shoes," said McKay, who...

Funding for Jaguars' golf facility nears $500,000

Jay Seawell's mission is nearly halfway complete. The Augusta State director of golf and men's golf coach has raised almost $500,000 for a proposed $1 million, 7,000-square-foot golf house that...

ASU golf director looking to improve facilities

...golf team continues to get better, Jay Seawell is hoping to improve the school's golf facilities. The Augusta State director of golf is raising funds for a proposed 7,000-square-foot golf house, which will include a state-of-the-art...

Fellowship is recruiting for Christ

...a staff person will be able to find the students, coaches and teachers who are interested," said Dicky Clark, state director. In about 18 months, the state organization has grown from 180 to 292 huddles, or Christian clubs, and from four...

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South Carolina social services director resigns

...morning, her office said."It has become more and more apparent to me during the past few weeks that my being the state director is causing a distraction and making it more difficult for DSS to continue the measurable improvements made to the...

Tobacco: Baseball's dangerous tradition

...schoolers said they currently use it. "We're not seeing improvement in smokeless tobacco and cigars,'' June Deen, state director of the American Lung Association in Georgia, said Wednesday. Smokeless tobacco products now come in flavors to appeal...

Gold Cross wins Augusta EMS zone recommendation

...the second taken by the council, after Gold Cross appealed a November recommendation to award Augusta the zone. State director of health protection J. Patrick O'Neal rejected that decision, saying the council didn't consider "economy...

Where does Ga. stand in exchange enrollment?

...residents in the exchange?"North Carolina got up and running quicker than Georgia did,'' said Dante McKay, Georgia state director of Enroll America, a national nonprofit encouraging enrollment in the exchanges.He and others cited the fact that...