The State of Georgia has elected to participate in a new insurance plan established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) will provide temporary coverage for Georgia residents who have been unable to purchase insurance due to pre-existing conditions. The coverage will remain in effect until 2014 when the new insurance exchanges are established.
Georgia’s plan will be administered by HHS. As of July 1, HHS began accepting applications for coverage. Coverage will become effective on August 1 for those who submit applications before July 15. [Full Story »]
Dear Editor: Your headline in last week’s Barrow Journal referencing the Barrow County School’s CRCT test scores, and the resulting article, showed a mirror image to what actually happened. [Full Story »]
COMMERCE – Tammy Lou Yarbrough, 46, died Sunday, July 11, 2010. Born on June 22, 1964, in Winder, she was the daughter of the late Virginia Smith Stewart and Robert Stewart of Hoschton. She was a veteran having served in the United States Army as a specialist. Mrs. Yarbrough was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Stewart. Survivors in ...
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WINDER - Talmadge Dwayne Hanson, 53, died Sunday, July 11, 2010. A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Will and Bell Hardy Hanson. Mr. Hanson was a heavy equipment operator with Gunter Pipeline Construction in Lawrenceville. Survivors include children, April Johnson, Winder, and Crystal Hanson, Covington; four grandchildren, ...
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