Fired Augusta library director lacked leadership skills, commissioner says

...by The Chronicle.Mayor Pro Tem Grady Smith said board members affirmed Price's complaints, so he allowed the former director's term to expire and replaced him.The six-library system has about 40 employees paid with a mix of local and...

Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

...that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child pornography that he knew had been secretly produced by the former director of his charitable foundation, federal prosecutors said in court documents released Wednesday.The agreement filed...

Augusta VA wait times increase after early improvements under new director

...administration got off to a strong start in February, achieving the medical center's lowest wait times since former Director Bob Hamilton resigned Nov. 30.During her first month, records show, An drews' staff saw primary care patients...

Augusta VA promotes improvements in 'Summer of Service'

...specialty care are now five and 4½ days, respectively, each of which is down from about a week on Nov. 1, when former director Bob Hamilton resigned to "pursue more personal goals," according to VA records.To expand on the success, she...

Wheatley named permanent Grovetown police chief

...city officials called on Wheatley in tough times. He also served as interim director for about three months after former Director Gary Owens resigned on Aug. 22.He applied for the position after Owens left and was a front-runner before Jones...

Baltimore unrest brings back memories of Augusta riot 45 years ago

...cars coming down Greene Street, that's when people inside the building became nervous," said Kathy Schofe, the former director of community relations and museums at Georgia Regents University.Schofe, who was working at the tax assessor's...

S.C. State gets $100,000 donation from its alumni association

...for. I think that's paramount," said Turner, a 1976 graduate, a former commanding officer at Fort Jackson and former director of the state's unemployment agency. "We're serious about keeping our school alive."

DHEC board chooses new leader

...she lacked experience in health care or environmental matters. The Senate must confirm any nominee.Kitzman, a former director of the state's Insurance Department, was the only candidate for the job after Haley gave her name to the board's...

Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

...consulting and lobbying firm in Atlanta."They were given right of eminent domain way back then," said Tanner, a former director of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.'RED HILL PLANTATIONS'The law stayed that way until an effort...

Augusta guardian ad litem program overhauled

...appointments as they pleased, instead of on a rotation.Those issues were shared by Dr. Christy Cunningham, the former director of the program's advisory association."I do agree that appointments have gone down (because) the same select few...