Columbia County charter school plan faces rejection again

...All seven of those points, we can go through and we have answers for every one of them."Gregg Stevens, the deputy director of the charter school commission, said that the staff guidance was "never meant to be comprehensive" and that the...

Air quality tests follow employees' illness at Augusta public defender's office

...same chemicals and the same application process used last week have been used in the past, said Lonnie Wimberly, deputy director of the city's facilities.It's not clear if the insecticide moved through the duct system, Wimberly said. The...

Grady Hospital releases rape evidence

...the GBI's forensics labs. The agency lacks the manpower and funding to handle the additional workload, said GBI Deputy Director George Herrin, who runs the agency's forensic lab system. His facility can only accept 100 evidence kits per week...

SC treasurer accused of violating ethics law by bringing friend onto case

...needs reformed in South Carolina," said Griswold, a former president of the State Retirees Association and former deputy director of the state Budget and Control Board. He has long been critical of the settlement.The lawsuit was started by Loftis...

Augusta's code enforcement division moves to Municipal Building

...headquarters starting Monday, said Rob Sherman, the deputy director of development.Customers can also pay for construction...become a museum of Jewish history.Paul DeCamp, the deputy director of planning, said the new space is appreciated...

Pardon Our Mess: Light post near former Fort Discovery

...wiring is exposedWHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Augusta Recreation, Parks and FacilitiesACTION PROMISED: Gary Hegner, the deputy director for the parks division, said a work order has been placed and the light post should be repaired Monday.

Rare color photographs shot by Capa on exhibit

...comparison and (shows) how he approaches color photography in a totally different manner," said Istvan Viragvolgyi, deputy director of the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center. "He turns his camera in other directions, looking for themes...

California orders largest cuts on record for farmers with some of strongest water rights

...demand in our system is outstripping supply for even the most senior water rights holders," Caren Trgovcich, chief deputy director of the water board.The order applies to farmers and others whose rights to water were staked more than a century...

Columbia County randomly checks contractors for licenses

...feedback from Richmond County," Zapata, a Grovetown electrician, said of his meeting with Rob Sherman, Augusta's deputy director of development, on harsher standards for contractors. "They're looking at it very hard."Sherman said Augusta...

Aiken County recycling rate nearly three times better than Augusta's

...records."That is a big improvement: 4.87 percent in 2013 and 5.87 percent in 2014," said Lori Videtto, the deputy director of Augusta Environmental Services. "The residents of Augusta actually threw away less trash in 2014, and recycled...