Augusta ambulance provider says rates, fees going up without contract in place

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 6:45pm
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The chief financial officer for Augusta’s ambulance provider said the firm is studying doubling its rates and has already begun charging the patient a $250 fee when an EMS call doesn’t result in the person being transported to the hospital.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord

AU Medical Center is once again penalized by Medicare

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 6:45pm
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AU Medical Center is once again being penalized by Medicare for having one of the worst rates for hospital-acquired illnesses.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Kirby: That jingle makes me tingle

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 6:13pm
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Thrift is essential to well-ordered living.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Holiday weekend fireworks injure 23

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 5:57pm
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Despite a wet New Year’s weekend in the Augusta area, the Joseph M. Still Burn Center still treated 23 patients with fireworks-related injuries. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Year ends with most homicides in Richmond County since 2012

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 3:56pm
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Richmond County ended 2016 with 24 homicides – its most since 2012. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

The new year gets off to a wet start that likely won’t last

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 12:41pm
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After a rather dry 2016, the new year started off on a different note.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

With Roof as his own lawyer, sentencing begins in slayings

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 01/02/2017 - 11:52am
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — The same jury that last month unanimously found Dylann Roof guilty in the slayings of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church is returning to court to begin contemplating his punishment.

Read more Associated Press Photos Meg Kinnard

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