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Senators: DSS must quickly hire caseworkers

...cases compared to May, despite DSS receiving permission in the current budget to hire 50 additional caseworkers.Deputy director Jessica Hanak-Coulter cautioned that dozens of people are in training or have not yet been assigned a case. But she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-09-16/senators-dss-must-quickly-hire-case
Augusta Commission nixes alcohol license fee increase, approves amendments

...department included the fee increases among several amendments to the alcohol ordinance, Planning and Development Deputy Director Rob Sherman said the fees would remain lower than those in Atlanta, Gwinnett County and Dekalb County and go into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-02/augusta-commission-nixes
Millage increase was a sweet decision for Augusta Commission

...increase 10 percent under a revised alcohol ordinance.Rob Sherman, the city's Planning and Development Depart ment deputy director, told them that three public hearings were advertised in the newspaper and posted on the city's Web site. One...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-30/millage-increas
SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

...self-imposed goal it gave federal officials last month, said deputy director John Supra."We believe we're on track," he told...those applicants is "much more intensive," said deputy director Beth Hutto.State officials attribute the increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-11/sc-medicaid-dealing-appl
Recycling Perks program awards unearned discounts

...garbage crews to empty."Yes, we do occasionally add points when collection does not occur," Lori Videtto, the deputy director of Augusta Environmental Services, acknowledged last week in response to the findings.In an e-mail, Videtto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-16/recycling-perks-program-awar
How much should we pay for convicting wrong guy?

...prosecutor's worst nightmare to get a notification that you have got a wrongful conviction," said Todd Ashley, deputy director of the Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia.So, if the government wasn't at fault, why did the judicial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-18/how-much-should-we-pay
Restaurant owners unhappy with proposed changes to alcohol ordinance

...other) changes, let's look at the fees so that's what brought it about," said Augusta Planning and Development Deputy Director Rob Sherman, who noted that the city last raised licensing fees in 2011. "We looked at some of the larger cities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-13/restaurant-
25-year low for black Georgia inmates

...number of black women sent to prison in the same time period dropped by 33 percent. Georgia Bureau of Investigation Deputy Director Russell Andrews says the drop may be linked to a large decline in crack cocaine use and Fulton County District Attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-03/number-black-inmates-2
Number of black Georgia inmates hits 25-year low in 2013

...to a large decline in crack cocaine use which was used primarily by blacks, said Georgia Bureau of Investigation Deputy Director Russell Andrews. Meanwhile, authorities throughout the state have seen an increase in cases involving methamphetamine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-03/number-black-georgia-inmates-
Augusta's Goodale House heads to court

...2011.Both have remained unrepaired for nearly three years."It's going to be up to the judge," Rob Sherman, deputy director of Augusta's Planning and Development Department, said of the house's future. "At this point, (Sims), nor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-01/augustas-goodale-house-heads-