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Leroy Williams

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Leroy Williams entered into rest Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the Veterans Administration, Downtown Division. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30901 (706) 722-6401.

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Is a certificate of need needless? Hospital issue still ripe for debate

...is a matter potentially affecting most of the physicians in the Richmond County Medical Society. Although the Veterans Administration hospital moved downtown from its Forest Hills location more than 30 years ago, the first really new health-care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/certificate-need
Help fight Parkinson's

...7 job. We also have awarded many large grants to Parkinson's research at Georgia Regents University, the Veterans Administration, to the National Parkinson Foundation and the Michael J. Fox Foundation in search of a cure for PD.For more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-06/help-fight-parkinsons
Physician assistants help strengthen doctor-patient relationships

...Va., also launched their own programs in the mid- and late 1960s. THE FIRST EMPLOYER of PAs was the then Veterans Administration, known today as the Department of Veterans Affairs. Today, the VA is the largest single employer of PAs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/physician-assist
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:RANT TO CONGRESS FOR taking so long to solve the Veterans Administration problem. Why are they discussing more funding? The budget to run the VA is astronomical already, much of it wasted buying end...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-19/rants-raves
Why they fight

...civilian life. Others might find it easier to brave enemy gunfire than to successfully navigate the red tape of the Veterans Administration.That's where the AWP comes in. It bridges an all-too-common gap between military and post-military life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-24/why-they-fight
Michelle Nunn attacks David Perdue in U.S. Senate debate

...proven it can manage this big of a part of our economy," Perdue said. "Look at what they have done with the Veterans Administration and it might give you some indication of what this is going to look like in a few years."Nunn said that would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-08
Thank you, VA caregivers

...during his recent illness at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Administration Hospital.A special thanks must go to the doctors...anything my family has ever witnessed.Thank you, Veterans Administration hospital, for the great care and respect you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-01-18/thank-you-va-caregivers
The battle to regain trust

...this insidious scourge, cancer."That's a wonderful sentiment, but it's not enough. Going forward, the Veterans Administration will have to exhibit concrete examples of system improvement and safeguards capable of preventing more such atrocities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-11-25/battle-regain-trust
Cards boost soldiers' morale

Last year, Wanda Frye delivered holiday cards to the Charlie Norwood Veterans Administration Hospital, and to other area hospitals where she knew veterans were being treated."The look on some of the soldiers' (faces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-16/cards-boost-soldiers-morale