Victoria Knight

Graduate Assistant/Health Reporter

Victoria Knight is a graduate assistant and health reporter for WUGA. She is currently a master's student studying health and medical journalism at the University of Georgia, and has a bachelor's degree in microbiology from the University of Tennessee. Victoria helps with daily news updates, as well as co-hosts and produces the weekly segment, Georgia Health News.

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The University of Georgia recently released their 2017 report to donors which breaks down the costs to run the institution. 

 

The 2017 President’s Annual Report says that it cost almost $1.7 billion to run UGA. The biggest chunk, about $522 million, or 31%, came from the student tuition and fees. The next largest percentage, 26% or $436 million came from the State of Georgia.  And 19% of UGA’s funds revenue came from gifts, grants and research contracts.

 

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Georgia has again been named the top state to do business in. 

Governor Nathan Deal announced Monday morning that the leading economic development trade magazine, Site Selection, has chosen Georgia as the top state to do business in. This is the fifth consecutive year that Georgia has been named the number one business state by Site Selection.

 

Georgia Health News is our weekly feature that keeps you up to date on what's happening in health around the state. Andy Miller is editor of the online news site, Georgia Health News, and Victoria Knight is our health reporter.

This week, they're discussing an update to a September story about a Georgia mom with a medically fragile child. The family recently left the state and moved to Colorado so they can get better Medicaid benefits.

Flagpole

On Wednesday, Flagpole reported that local developer, Clint Larkin, has proposed to build an 8,000 seat amphitheater off Commerce Road, north of the Loop.

 

The amphitheater would have a multiple tiers of seating, along with a stage, concessions, sky suites, an office, and lodging for performers.

 

Georgia Health News is our weekly feature that keeps you up to date on what's happening in health around the state. Andy Miller is editor of the online news site, Georgia Health News, and Victoria Knight is our health reporter. Today, they're discussing two towns -- one who became a ghost town after its rural hospital closed, and another who is rallying around its hospital, trying to avoid the same fate.

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