The Georgi Senate Rural Medical Personnel Recruitment Study Committee convened for its first meeting on Wednesday at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Habersham in Demorest.
A proposed rock quarry at a cow pasture in Woodland threatens to blast away some of Georgia’s picturesque countryside less than two hours from downtown Atlanta.
Physical activity is vital for children’s health. But a recent study from the University of Georgia shows there are disparities in access to places where kids can play.
The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine graduated its inaugural class of physicians from its campus in South Georgia Thursday afternoon.
The review, by the American College of Surgeons, sets most standards for trauma care in the state. But standards, mostly in logistics, are missing across Georgia's 159 counties, especially south of Atlanta.
Communities across a swath of central and west Georgia can look forward to high-speed fiber optic internet following the announcement of a $36 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Methadone helps people quit addictions to drugs like heroin, oxycodone and fentanyl. But for the first three months of treatment, patients must report daily to a clinic to get methadone — a problem for rural Georgians.
Health care providers hope the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine will appeal to people who haven't recieved any doses of previous vaccine iterations.
Friday on Political Rewind: The Jan. 6 Committee hearings featured the testimony of Georgia-born Capitol Hill Police officer Caroline Edwards. Plus, how will Kemp and Abrams focus on rural Georgians' issues? Meanwhile, the U.S. House passed gun safety legislation led in part by Rep. Lucy McBath of Georgia.
Residents near the site of the proposed $5 billion Rivian Automotive electric vehicle factory want answers about the facility’s potential impacts on their rural community. The plant is slated to be built on a 2,000-acre site that straddles Morgan and Walton counties.
Efforts to foster economic development and improve health care in rural Georgia are starting to pay off, a panel of business and academic leaders said Monday.
A public-private partnership launched last summer has begun pilot projects aimed at helping unemployed rural residents start their own companies, Barbara Rivera Holmes, president and CEO of the Albany Chamber of Commerce, said at the 32nd Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators, an event held every two years in Athens to familiarize newly elected state lawmakers with issues they’re likely to face in the General Assembly.
Come July 1, families in Georgia already struggling to provide quality care for their children with disabilities will brace for the elimination of programs and services they need most, provided by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, due to state budget cuts related to coronavirus.
Georgia students have been out of the classroom since early March due to COVID-19. That's when the majority of students transitioned to online learning,...
The Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry will reopen for business with new guidelines on July 1, officials announced in a press release...
The Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry — 106 miles south of Atlanta — is anticipating a nearly $400,000 drop in revenue due to the...