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35,000 gallons of oil spills after Montana train derailment

...closed through much of Friday, Reum said.Investigators from the Federal Railroad Administration were on site, agency spokesman Michael Booth said, along with police and other responders. BNSF's response crews arrived late Thursday night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-17/35000-gallons-oil-spills-a
SC reviews permit applications for offshore seismic surveys; conservation groups opposed

...reviews.DHEC expects to make a decision on the first permit late next month and take up the other two in May, agency spokesman Jim Beasley said in an e-mail on Friday.The Southern Environ mental Law Center is filing comments on behalf of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-20/sc-reviews-permit-application
Judge orders state to release documents in Brown fight

...records in question were already put off limits by other judges in other lawsuits surrounding Brown's estate.Agency spokesman Mark Powell said lawyers were reviewing Fri day's ruling and haven't decided what to do next.Griffith also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-21/judge-orders-state-rel
Halloween curfew for SC sex offenders

...COLUMBIA - Hundreds of sex offenders across South Carolina are again subject to some restrictions this Halloween. Agency spokesman Pete O'Boyle says offenders currently being monitored by the state Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-31/halloween-curfew-sc-se
SC voter turnout lowest in 40 years

...all incumbents seeking re-election to statewide offices, congressional and state House seats won another term. Agency spokesman Chris Whitmire says that marks only the second time that turnout dipped below 50 percent in a general election...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-06/sc-voter-turnout-lowest-40-year
CIA director apologizes for Senate computer searches

...inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year.Agency spokesman Dean Boyd said in an e-mail to The Associated Press on Thursday that Brennan has convened an accountability board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-31/cia-director-apologizes-
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
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
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
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