Local delegation to meet with GBI about crime lab complaints

...closure because it's taking so long before it comes back from the GBI," Jones said.George Herrin Jr., the deputy director of the GBI's forensic sciences division, said the crime lab remains efficient and that cases like Dunn's are a...

South Augusta to get new businesses

...and Development Department has received site plans for new fast-food restaurants and a retail center, confirmed Deputy Director Paul DeCamp.A plan for an 8,600-square-foot strip center at 2664 Barton Chapel Road was sent out in mid-April...

Augusta, Aiken boast different benefits for water park

...development directors that represent the two areas declined to discuss any projects. PAUL DECAMP JR., Augus ta's deputy director of planning and development, said a water park would likely need to go through some type of rezoning as a privately...

Many of Deal's top aides, executive branch officials get pay raises

...criticism for the Deal administration.English, though, hasn't left the emergency management agency. He's the new deputy director, getting paid the same $122,003 salary he earned before.

Teen births down but more effective contraception needed

...declines are victories that help individuals, families and communities as well," said Dr. Ileana Arias, principal deputy director for the CDC. "Yet we can't be complacent when we hear about this news. We still need to help teens delay having...

3 officers hospitalized after assault at McCormick Correctional Institution

...hospitalized Monday after an assault at the McCormick Correctional Institution, officials said.Stephanie Givens, the deputy director for communications for the South Carolina Department of Corrections, said the officers were assaulted by inmates...

Augusta, military leaders talk Fort Gordon growth at session on Army plans to reduce troops

...has understood and embraced the growth rate in this county," Forehand said.John McLaurin, Department of Army deputy director of force management, said 30 installations were considered for cuts but the final decisions will largely depend on...

South Carolina House votes to eliminate Commission on Higher Education in budget debate

...support for an overhaul, as the commission did not intervene or draw attention to the problems.Julie Carullo, a deputy director, said the agency's authority is dictated by law."We'd be happy to discuss if he wants to expand our powers...

Horse 'kill buying' legal, but critics see abuse, deception

...but the modern incarnation of full-scale processing plants began in the 1970s, according to Chris Heyde, the deputy director of government and legal affairs for the Animal Welfare Institute.The American palate never had much taste for horse...

Electronics can be recycled to keep materials out of Augusta landfill

...Augusta plans to make a bigger push this year to recycle old computers, phones and televisions.Lori Videtto, the deputy director of Augusta Environmental Services, said too many electronic items are ending up in the county landfill on Deans Bridge...