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...

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...

Trampoline parks operate with few regulations

...they do not check the trampoline gym equipment or regulate how the devices are used, said Rob Sherman, the city's deputy director of development.AirStrike managers say they stress safety measures, require customers to sign legal waivers of liability...

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...

Collaborative demolition project announced to remove blighted structures around Augusta

...that it's nice to see a community group that cares and wants to better our city," said Lori Videtto, Augusta's deputy director of Environmental Services.Jason Bylinowski, assistant to the president at Thompson Building Wrecking Co., said...

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...

New state law in time for SC distributors, Georgia firework fans to celebrate July Fourth

...plans to meet today to review the process fireworks retailers must complete to receive permits.Robert Sherman, the deputy director of Augusta Planning and Development, said the first step is for the company to pay a $5,000 fee and apply for...

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.