Larry Hightower

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Mr. Larry Donald Hightower entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the VA Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1:00 p.m., at McElmurray Baptist Church...

Martha Mitchell

...Nursing School and attended the University of Georgia. She was a registered nurse with St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, VA Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital in Augusta and was the school nurse at Westside High School. She taught at A.R. Johnson...

Watchdog: Retaliation complaints jump at VA

...could not keep up with "the dangerous flood of patients" there. Mitchell, a former co-director of the Phoenix VA hospital's ER, said in testimony prepared for the House committee that serious medical problems were missed by staffers...

Rants & Raves

...and God bless you! AS A VIETNAM VET, hearing all the negative talk about the VA hospital system I want to say that the VA hospital here in Augusta and the VA Hospital in Nashville Tenn. have taken very good care of me. In March 2012 I was diagnosed...

VA theft charge against doctor dismissed

A motion was granted dismissing indictments against a VA hospital doctor because information unavailable at the time of arrest "indicates there is "no longer sufficient evidence to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt."

Wilson calls for VA secretary's resignation

...preliminary findings of an investigation into allegations of secret waiting lists and falsified records at the Phoenix VA hospital and whether they are a departmentwide problem.The probe confirmed the accusations and found that such problems are...

Doctor says Augusta VA ignored gastrointestinal complaints

...the pain he and former co-workers say the Au gus ta VA hospital caused him for being a "strong advocate" for his patients...gastrointestinal care existed in Augusta before 2011.The VA hospital dismissed claims that Kostromin was targeted for removal...

Karen Ryan

...24, 2014, Karen Bridges Ryan, 57, wife of John R. Ryan. Mrs. Ryan was a Registered Nurse. She worked with the VA Hospital in Augusta for 19 years. She also worked as the Associate Director of Nursing for the Paralyzed Veterans of America...

Leonard Lifsey Sr.

...of the late Mary Balkcom Lifsey, entered into rest Thursday morning, May 8, 2014, at the downtown Charlie Norwood VA Hospital. He had been a resident at the Uptown VA for the past 2 years. Mr. Lifsey is predeceased by his son, Tom Lifsey...

Clifford Wright

...others. He served in the United States Army during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He was a nursing aide at the Augusta VA Hospital for 32 years and retired in 1977. He also worked for Hambrick s Heating/Cooling and Price Heating & Air. Pallbearers...