Author: Holly Croft

How Safe is Your Hospital?

Most of the time, I find ratings silly. However, one that I like to pay attention to is the Leapfrog Group’s semi-annual survey on hospital safety. In order to get an A rating from Leapfrog, hospitals are reviewed in 27 areas, including physician staffing in intensive care units, proper hygienic methods (think hand washing and

Sonny Perdue is Tonight’s Designated Survivor

Former Georgia Governor and current Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is serving as tonight’s designated survivor during President Trump’s first State of the Union address. For those who aren’t aware of how fake President Kiefer Sutherland Tom Kirkman took office, one member of the president’s Cabinet sits out the speech in a safe, undisclosed location in

Former Congressman Doug Barnard, Jr. Passes

Throughout its existence, Augusta and GA-10 have been blessed with some true giants, including child labor laws crusader Tom Watson, the Father of the Two-Ocean Navy Carl Vinson, and patients’ rights advocate Charlie Norwood. One whose name might not spring immediately to mind these days is the Father of Modern Banking, Doug Barnard, Jr., a

Bobby Christine Confirmed as U.S. Attorney

Bobby Christine is the new U.S attorney for the Southern District of Georgia after being confirmed unanimously by the Senate Wednesday evening. Christine was serving as the Magistrate of Columbia County before being nominated to this position. Before that, he was a prosecutor in the Augusta District Attorney’s office. In 2012, Christine was appointed as