Mayor's vehicle request can't get in gear

...seven of the city's 700 detention ponds. So they'll need 3,400 goats to get the total job done, plus a goat department director, assistant director, an administrative assistant, an office, computers and 10 goat herders. THOSE BALLPARK...

Civil rights leaders call prison industries slavery while Corrections Director defends program

...and state law prevents companies from removing jobs from outside prison walls to give to inmates. Corrections Department Director Bryan Stirling said working gives inmates skills and money to pay restitution, child support and savings for...

McDuffie Public Fishing Area to celebrate 50th anniversary next week

...them."I was present for the dedication, joining Bassford, 10 other commissioners and Georgia Game and Fish Department Director Rosser Malone, Assistant Director Jack Crockford, Central Region Manager Wayne Thomaston, Thomson District Law...

Augusta EEO coordinator fired; HR director quits

...ago that her title was "coordinator," not the department director specified by Humphrey in correspondence.Humphrey...city personnel manual and evaluation forms for department directors ? likely frustrated her."For at least the last...

Commission to review stormwater utility fee in Wednesday work session

...Engineering, working with a consultant, has set the proposed monthly fee at $6.40 per Equivalent Residential Unit, department director Abie Ladson said.In Augusta, an ERU, or the average area of impervious square feet for a single-family residence...

SC prisons fight drone drops

...cameras are being added to help prevent the smuggling of cellphones, drugs and other contraband.Corrections Department Director Bryan Stirling the contraband items serve as money to inmates and create problems for guards and other employees...

City Ink: Politicians stuffed with favors at potluck

...trained to do.Commissioner Grady Smith wanted to bring the kitchen sink but wanted the city to pay for it.City department directors chipped in and donated a big mincemeat pie because they feel like mincemeat after being put through the commission...

Augusta Administrator Janice Allen Jackson discusses first months on job

...that we have. There's also the factor associated with ... if the right messages haven't been sent to other department directors ... made it tough for her to gain the cooperation she needed. So she was in a tough position.Q: Was your recent...

Augusta transit director interviews begin

...person, Hasan said.A second candidate, interviewing Tuesday with the administrator, mayor, commissioners and department directors, is Rebecca Gutowsky, transit division manager for Cobb County, Ga., Community Transit from 2002 to 2012 and...

Pardon Our Mess: Fallen tree blocks fairway on North Augusta disc golf course

...hole.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: The North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services DepartmentACTION PROMISED: Department Director Rick Meyer said he will send a crew to examine the site today to determine a plan of action.