Georgia asks judge not to block abortion law
Georgia has asked a federal judge not to block the state’s restrictive abortion law from taking effect and to dismiss a challenge to the constitutionality of the measure. Read the full article: Associated Press  Read more
Nonprofit files application for new homeless shelter
MUST Ministries has long had plans for its 6.33-acre property near the corner of Bells Ferry Road and Highway 41 in Marietta. On Friday, the non-profit dedicated to helping the homeless filed for a new distance variance on the property, MUST said. Read the full article: Marietta Daily Journal  Read more
Interview with new CEO of Piedmont Athens
Michael Burnett, the new CEO of Piedmont-Athens Regional Medical Center, recently sat down with the Athens Banner-Herald’s Donnie Fetter and Lee Shearer to record a podcast, talking about his background as well as the state and future of Piedmont Athens Regional as the hospital observes its 100th anniversary this... Read more
Overdose deaths in Columbia County trending down
Overdose deaths, many from opioids and synthetic opiates like fentanyl, had been on a steady rise in Columbia County but may be down this year due to first responders with a fast-acting rescue drug. Read the full article: Augusta Chronicle  Read more
Homeless valedictorian from Clayton now at Yale med school
Today, Chelesa Fearce’s story of perseverance continues, from a teenager studying by the stove light at extended-stay motels to Spelman College graduate and medical researcher now starting Yale Medical School. Read the full article: ajc.com/wsbtv.com Read more

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