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Officials say voter ID law working well in SC

...of the law since it was implemented last year."The numbers reflect what we haven't heard from voters," said agency spokesman Chris Whitmire. "We don't hear complaints about not being able to vote or being disenfranchised or general complaints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-05/officials-say-voter-id-law-wo
Audit blames Juvenile Justice turnover on low pay, long hours

...Commissioner Avery Niles didn't dispute the auditors' findings and is considering its recommendations, according to agency spokesman Jim Shuler."Commissioner Niles says he and his executive staff have constantly reviewed recruitment-and-retention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-25/audit-blames-juvenile-ju
Complaint about Confederate flag on specialty Georgia tag

...In Georgia, the Department of Revenue's motor vehicle division approves proposed designs for specialty plates. Agency spokesman Nick Genesi said the old design included the Confederate battle emblem and that organizations with existing plates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-19/complaints-about-confede
SC Democratic June ballot to ask about marijuana

...state GOP Party $2,500 and the Democratic party a $3,500 fee for adding the questions to their ballots, said agency spokesman Chris Whitmire.How voters respond to primary questions do not necessarily translate to legislative action. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/sc-democratic-june-ballot-ask
Government safety agency missed Cobalt clues

...Christian said. "NHTSA should have known, based on the information I have seen, certainly in 2006."An agency spokesman said he was looking into Christian's claim.The evidence kept mounting:? In December 2005, General Motors sent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-28/government-safety-agency-m
Escapee from SC mental hospital captured in Tennessee

...are a lot of different issues we are going to be looking at ? not just how he slipped out without permission," agency spokesman Mark Binkley said.Officers checking on Carter's parents in 2006 found them dead and wrapped in plastic in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-03/escapee-sc-mental-hospital-ca
Government shutdown could slow Fort Gordon commissary restocking

...many people at the post "jumping for joy."The celebration was only half-lived, though.Defense Commissary Agency spokesman Kevin Robinson said it might take three to five business days before all the shelves are fully stocked again.Robinson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-08/government-shutdown-could-slo
SC prison guard gave inmates key impressions

...and aiding an escape. Miller was a corporal at the medium-security Tyger River prison in Spartanburg County.Agency spokesman Clark Newsom says Miller resigned June 28 when the investigation began.The agency accuses Miller of giving Styrofoam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-01/sc-prison-guard-gave-i
GBI starts probe into expense reports filed by state Sen. Balfour

...looking into whether state Sen. Don Balfour committed any crimes when he illegally claimed official expense pay, agency spokesman John Bankhead said Tuesday.Bankhead said GBI agents started the inquiry after getting a request from Attorney General...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-11/gbi-starts-probe-expense-repo
Faith notes

...Orthodox Jews insist those are for men only. The women seek to worship at the site without such restrictions.Jewish Agency spokesman Benjamin Rutland said Netanyahu told Sharansky that the Western Wall "must remain a source of Jewish unity rather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2012-12-28/faith-briefs