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The Feud Between Augusta and Gold Cross Returns

The Feud Between Augusta and Gold Cross Returns

More than two years ago, a dispute between Augusta-Richmond County and Gold Cross EMS left the entire county without any ambulance contract in the beginning of 2014. It was an odd and very uncomfortable situation. Basically, Augusta-Richmond County’s contract with Gold Cross EMS had expired on Dec. 31, 2013, because the Augusta Commission decided it needed […]

Sunday Insider: A county at odds

Sunday Insider: A county at odds

How smart is it for a town our size to have so many government entities at odds with each other? The answer is simple: It’s beyond ridiculous. Whether it is the dispute between the Augusta Fire Department and the private ambulance company, Gold Cross EMS, or the disagreement between officials at Augusta Regional Airport and […]

Who will respond in an emergency?

Who will respond in an emergency?

If someone is badly injured or experiencing tremendous pain, it is an emergency and most people’s first instinct is to immediately call 911. After all, there is nothing more gratifying than the sound of an ambulance siren when a person is in desperate need of help. But ever since the beginning of 2014, most Augustans […]

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