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Hunting, fishing licenses to rise first time in 23 years

...have been hearing a lot from our customers of the needs and services they'd like to see," said Dan Forster, director of the department's Wildlife Resources Division.He told the board that 90 percent of those asked favor "a modest increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-25/hunting-fishing-licenses-rise
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-24/dss-director-indicates-fixing
Wheatley named permanent Grovetown police chief

...Wheatley was named the Grovetown Department of Public Safety chief Thursday.Wheatley had served as the interim director of the department since April 28 after former Chief Gary Jones was terminated."It's exciting," Wheatley said.Mayor George...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-25/wheatley-named-permanent-gro
Georgia child welfare reform legislation establishing child abuse registry signed into law

...within state agencies and foster parents.Deal said the law codifies an executive order giving Bobby Cagle, the director of the Department of Family and Children Services, a more direct line to the governor's office while also creating advisory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-05/georgia-child-welfare-re
SC senators say Heigel has the right experience to balance business, environmental interests

...Thursday advanced the confirmation of Greenville attorney Catherine Heigel, a former Duke Energy executive, as director of the Department of Health and Environmental Control. The unanimous vote followed 15 minutes of glowing comments on her selection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/sc-senators-say-heigel-has-ri
Uninsured in South Carolina eligible for Healthy Connections Checkup screenings

...to stop wondering and start knowing, diagnostically, where they stand," said Christian Soura, the interim director of the Department of Health and Human Services.The estimated 450,000 South Carolinians eligible for Checkup are mostly the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-11-29/uninsured-south-carolina-eli
128 gas pumps in Augusta area cited for defects in past 5 years

...bagged because its automatic shutoff sensor was busted."That's very dangerous," said Rich Lewis, the director of the Department of Agriculture's Fuel and Measures Division, the state agency that tests fuel pumps. "If someone is not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-20/128-gas-pumps-augusta-area-c
VA legislation gaining ground in Georgia, senator says

...For example, Isakson said the VA let go four people two weeks ago, including John Goldman, who retired as director of the department's medical center in Dublin, Ga., hours after being notified he would be removed from his position for substantiated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-16/va-legislation-gaining-g
Grovetown police chief resigns

...He indicated that he was ready to pursue other opportunities," Mayor George James said.Owens took over as director of the department in June 2012 after the resignation of former Director Al Robinson.Owens' resignation comes two weeks after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-22/grovetown-police-chief
Streamline rules, lawmakers told

...not come to you today in an adversarial manner, but more of a collegial manner," said Ron Scroggy, former director of the Department of Family And Children Services and current executive director of the Georgia Association of Homes and Services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-11/streamline-rules-lawmake