AUGUSTA, GA (Anibal Ibarra) - Richmond County must resource other sources of funds to keep the current (over 100 years in many of the 36.000 cases) and future utilities projects, stated Abie L. Ladson, Director of the Engineering Department, if the Commission decides not to impose $76.80 annual stormwater fee to 98% of homeowners in the county.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
AUGUSTA, GA (Anibal Ibarra) - The Augusta Richmond County Commission ignored one more time to include in the 2015 budget a coordinator to supervise the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance. Nevertheless, Commissioner William Fennoy, District 1, was informed during a community meeting in details about the challenges the city could confront if the legislative body keep avoiding the issue.
Monday, November 17, 2014
By Shea Howell - The Republican sweep of the midterm elections and the final approval of the Detroit Plan to exit bankruptcy have common roots. It is no accident that the people celebrating the republican victory were the same as those celebrating approval by Judge Steven Rhodes of the Detroit Plan of Adjustment. They represent the last grasps of a dying power structure to consolidate control in a changing world.
Friday, November 14, 2014
AUGUSTA, GA (PR) – The East Central Georgia area now has a paramedic training program. Twenty-four students have started the 13-month course for these advanced emergency medical care providers with diverse employment opportunities, from first responders on the street to working in hospitals and clinics as part of a health care team.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
WASHINGTON (PR) - The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the nation’s second-largest nurses’ union, today launched an Ebola Information Hotline and national ad buy to help ensure all healthcare workers receive the resources, equipment and training to prepare for and contain Ebola in the United States.
By Shea Howell - It has been widely reported that the successful exiting from bankruptcy will depend on the leadership abilities of Mayor Mike Duggan. The court appointed expert selected to give an opinion on the feasibility of the plan, Martha Kopacz, testified that it depends on the skill of the mayor. She said, “I have a great deal of faith in Mayor Duggan and the city council that they are going to work diligently to implement this plan.” This conclusion was based on her observations and private conversations. These observations took place while Kevyn Orr was in charge.