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Georgia water-wildlife dispute back in focus

ATLANTA - After it failed last year, a measure that Georgia regulators say would prevent wildlife deaths during drought is making the rounds again in the Legislature.
Reporting lags in Ga.'s hotel-motel tax program

ATLANTA - Dozens of cities and counties across Georgia are authorized to collect money through a lodging tax, but state officials say they are unable to account for how every dollar has been spent.
South Carolina Medicaid agency helps school clinics

COLUMBIA - Four high-poverty schools in Charleston County could become a statewide model for in-school medical clinics that offer parents a convenient way to take children to the doctor.
Furloughed SRS workers return to work Monday

Gary Driesen and his 1,400 furloughed coworkers at Savannah River Remediation won't return to work until Monday, according to a U.S. Energy Department statement issued Thursday. That will be 16 days off the job.
Georgia officials team up to target impaired drivers by land, water

...intoxicated."Our folks will be out on the water looking for impaired operators," said Col. Eddie Henderson, the director of the Department of Natural Resource's Law Enforcement Division. "It is our top priority to make sure everyone enjoys their...
Grovetown names police chief

Grovetown leaders on Monday chose to promote Capt. Gary Owens to director of the Department of Public Safety, a position vacated in April by Al Robinson.Owens took over as department head Tuesday. He had been serving...
Report: S.C. hacker breached Revenue Department system via 2 vulnerabilities

A hacker tricked a user in the Department of Revenue's system into opening a file that then allowed the hacker to access the system. The attack also was aided by the agency use of unsecured, third party-software.
Haley orders panel to review state regulations

Gov. Nikki Haley directed her Cabinet agencies Tuesday to review their regulations, saying South Carolina needs to get rid of government rules that hamper businesses.
Former DFCS Regional director pleads guilty to misdemeanor child abuse

The area's former regional director of the Department of Family and Children Services pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor child abuse charge Wednesday.Sharonika Wimberly, 34, was sentenced...
Georgia sets hunting dates of wildlife."Obviously, the point is to raise money for Wildlife Resources," said Dan Forster, director of the department's Wildlife Resources Division.Voting ends Sept. 15.