UGA faculty group urges veto of ‘Campus Carry’
A faculty group in the University of Georgia’s largest academic college has formally asked Gov. Nathan Deal to veto the so-called “campus carry” bill that would allow people with concealed-carry permits to bring guns onto UGA and other college campuses. Read the full article: Athens Banner-Herald Read more
Court decision to delay Columbia County hospital license
The Georgia Court of Appeals is sending the appeal of a license for a hospital in Columbia County back to the trial court, which will further delay a decision on the case, potentially for months. Read the full article: Augusta Chronicle Read more
Hospital rankings intensify efforts to reduce errors
In addition to giving a snapshot of how a hometown hospital is serving its population, the latest Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade brings to light a factor of those scores that has gotten increased emphasis in recent years. Read the full article: Albany Herald Read more
Forecasters say there will be a risk of large hail and wind damage as thunderstorms threaten Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Read the full article: Associated Press Read more
Sheriff pushes transparency in Chatham jail deaths
In what he called an effort to fulfill a campaign promise to improve transparency at the Chatham County jail, Sheriff John Wilcher told reporters he’s received the results of investigations conducted over the deaths of four people in jail custody in 2016. Read the full article: Savannah Morning News Read more

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