At a recent meeting with Georgia Department of Community Health officials, the three Augusta hospitals vying to build the first hospital in Columbia County were told that the only exception to the needs standard acceptable to the state would be if the county contributed to the cost of the project.
UPCOMING Time Out Luncheon 11:50 a.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church of Evans; $6; reservations required by noon today; (706) 863-1228, email@example.com Art show David Mascaro Studio/Gallery Art Show 6-9 p.m. Oct. 2 and noon to 7 p.m. Oct.
Flatline Pro Wrestling's monthly event on Saturday at Patriots Park will be a special one. The proceeds raised will be donated to the Lydia Project, which provides assistance to women facing any type of cancer. The two-hour show begins at 8 p.m.
Today, Oct. 1
Augusta Christian, Augusta Prep at Heathwood Hall, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7
Harlem home meet, 5 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2
Grovetown at Washington County Invite, 5 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 3
(all games 7:30 p.m.
Week 5 winners There were 62 qualified entries for the fifth week of the contest. No contestants picked all 10 games correctly. Three picked nine games correctly, 42 picked eight games correctly and 17 picked seven games correctly.
By the time anyone reads this column, Saturday's debate between Rick Allen and John Barrow will be history - just another footnote in one of the many campaigns for Congressional seats in play this political season.