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Budget panel chairman seeks more answers on DSS plan

...children's deaths and improper placements.He noted that former Director Lillian Koller told his panel repeatedly that she...announced a replacement last month. Susan Alford, a former director at the Department of Juvenile Justice, faces a tough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-15/budget-panel-chairman-seeks-more-an
Reports pan Southeast VA hospitals

...director and chief of staff.A comprehensive inspector general investigation of the Augusta VA was completed before former Director Robert Hamilton resigned Nov. 30, but it has yet to be made public."Patient confidence is pretty low," medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-17/reports-pan-southeast-va-hos
House targets VA bonuses in new bill

...000 in performance awards and cash bonuses paid in the past eight years.Federal records show Rebecca Wiley, the former director of the Augusta VA, was awarded $18,000 in performance pay and cash bonuses from 2007 to 2011, the same year three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/house-targets-va-bonuses
Lawsuit: South Carolina's child welfare agency is endangering children, failing in basic needs

...month.Haley last month named Susan Alford to lead DSS. The announcement came six months after the departure of former Director Lillian Koller, who resigned amid bipartisan calls for her ousting. For years, Koller insisted she didn't need...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-12/lawsuit-south-carolinas-child
New mayor brings formal attitude

...time Commissioner Wayne Guilfoyle will bring up the misuse of county time in the recreation department."When the former director (Bob Levine) was here, he never pulled the tracking information," Guilfoyle said. "I'm going to validate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-01-10/new-mayor-bring
Top stories of 2014: New chief of staff at Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center expected to be hired by January

...facility to bring in extra personnel and equipment to resolve the backlog in endoscopies.Despite those problems, former Director Rebecca Wiley was paid a $76,000 settlement to retire in October 2013, one week after Congress began investigating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-23/new-chief-staff-charlie-norw
World War II Museum tour visits Battle of Bulge locations 70 years later

...to collectors' homes and private, behind-the-scenes tours at museums abroad, Johnson said.For example, a former director of the 101st Airborne museum Le Mess in Bastogne, Belgium, led a battlefield walk for the World War II Museum group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-20/world-war-ii-museum-tour-visits-bat
Haley names new director of state's troubled Department of Social Services

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday named a former director at South Carolina's Department of Juvenile Justice as her choice to lead the troubled Department of Social Services.Haley's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-15/haley-names-new-director-states-tro
DSS creating statewide hotline

...welfare, would be transferred to the state's Medicaid agency.Gov. Nikki Haley has yet to name a replacement for former Director Lillian Koller, who resigned in June amid calls for her ousting.DSS' acting director, Amber Gillum, told senators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-11/dss-creating-statewide-hotlin
Ex-Augusta VA director paid $76k, retired after death investigation launched

Rebecca Wiley, the former director of the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center, was...reviews, pay bonuses and disciplinary actions issued to the former director since 2007.According to employment records and investigative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-23/ex-augusta-va-director-paid-