Telehealth is booming in Georgia. But even with all the advances, the spread of technology for patients who are poor or older or housebound is slow. Outdated connectivity issues and the Medicare health payment system are obstacles.
Historic preservationists say an Atlanta neighborhood known as a refuge for successful African-Americans is in danger of demolition. The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is listing Atlanta's Sweet Auburn district in its annual list of "Places in Peril."
Head Start agencies in 13 central Georgia counties will offer free testing for lead poisoning to children enrolled in the programs. The testing is being provided because the area has the state's highest incidence of lead poisoning of young children.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says the Hancock County Sheriff Dept. has requested its assistance with the investigation into the assault of a Warren County football coach. The attack after last Friday's football game between Hancock Central and Warren County High Schools left coach David Daniels with serious injuries.