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DSS director indicates fixing troubled agency will be costly

COLUMBIA - The director of the Department of Social Services indicated Monday that it will take a lot more money to fix the agency's woes.Director Susan Alford outlined to senators an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-24/dss-director-indicates-fixing
IN THE FAMILY COURT SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT STATE OF SOUTH CAROLIN...

...15-DR-02-1885 South Carolina Department of Social Services, Plaintiff v. Michael...your absence. S.C. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES...for Plaintiff S.C. Department of Social Services Post Office Drawer 1268...

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Augusta area connection lands Chinese boy with possible family, care

...right doors to open," she said. They had been going through the adoption process with the South Carolina Department of Social Services, Gilliam said."We know there are lots of children here who need homes, too," she said. But they were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-21/augusta-area-connection-lands
FBI, Aiken authorities brief church leaders on active shooter situations

...active shooter situations at churches, it has been the site of two workplace mass shootings.In 1996, three Department of Social Services caseworkers were fatally shot in their North Augusta office, according to The Augusta Chronicle archives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-07-27/fbi-aiken-authorities-br
Across South Carolina

...like urine stains.The children were taken into protective custody by Wellford police and turned over to the Department of Social Services for placement, pending the outcome of the case.The four adults are in the Spartanburg County jail, each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/across-south-carolina
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF AIKEN IN THE FAMILY COURT SECOND...

...15-DR-02-554 South Carolina Department of Social Services, Plaintiff, vs. Sophia...your absence. S.C. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES _____ Amanda F. Whittle...for Plaintiff S.C. Department of Social Services Post Office Drawer 1268...

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SC House votes to change local funding formula

...plans.The money is to pay for county operating functions required under state law, such as courts, the Department of Social Services and libraries.The Legislature's failure to provide all the promised funds in the past has opponents fighting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-04/sc-house-votes-change-lo
Toe-sucking suspect arrested again

...pleaded guilty to sucking and licking the toes of an 11-year-old. Leaphart was arrested again in 2002 for kissing a woman's foot without permission while she was in the parking lot of the Aiken County Department of Social Services.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-19/toe-sucking-suspect-ar
DSS wants child endangerment suit dismissed

...the South Carolina Gene ral Assembly to allocate additional funds to the Depart ment," attorneys for the Department of Social Services wrote in court papers filed this week.Attorneys for Director Susan Alford also said federal courts have no jurisdiction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-20/dss-wants-child-endang
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND SITTING AS A ...

...CIRCUIT COURT FOR DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND SITTING AS A JUVENILE COURT IN THE MATTER OF THE DORCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES' PETITION FOR GUARDIANSHIP WITH THE RIGHT TO CONSENT TO ADOPTION OR LONG TERM CARE SHORT OF ADOPTION CASE...

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