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State officials try to calm River Watch extension concerns

...the EPD visited the construction site Jan. 14 and found the project "did not have any significant sediment released." An inspector, however, did determine the DOT and the company in charge needed to implement design and maintenance enforcement actions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-21/state-officials-try-calm-rive
Animal Rescue owner cited, stripped of license

...were in kennels with their own feces and without water. Most of the home was covered in feces and urine.Leahey told the inspectors that she had more animals than normal because some of her fostering volunteers quit, she didn't have as much help with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-17/animal-rescue-owner-ci
James Higgs

...life-long resident of North Augusta and a U.S. Army Veteran. He retired from Glidden Paint and also worked as a property inspector. Mr. Higgs was known for his quick wit and sense of humor. He was an avid reader, gun collector and enjoyed fine cigars...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174670438
Former egg executives get 3 months in jail over salmonella outbreak

...workers knowingly shipped eggs with false processing and expiration dates and bribed a U.S. De partment of Agriculture inspector at least twice to approve sales of poor-quality eggs.It's unclear when or how the DeCosters learned about the bribes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-13/former-egg-executives-get-
Augusta VA reduces wait times for patients

...than 15 percent of Augusta schedulers felt instructed to enter appointment dates other than the ones patients requested.Inspectors further noted in their review ? commissioned after endoscopy delays in the Augusta VA's gastrointestinal unit led to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-09/augusta-va-reduces-wait-time
James Mills

...served in the Army during World War II. He was retired from the T. M. Nichols Construction Co. and Columbia County Building Inspector Department. He was a faithful member of Central Christian Church. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Mills...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174594025
VA director resigns after Inspector General report issued

...Department of Veterans Affairs begin to review a "comprehensive" Inspector General report on health care issues at the Augusta hospital...Wednesday.Catherine Gromek, the spokes woman for the VA's Inspector General's office, confirmed Wednesday, less than 24 hours...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-29/va-director-resigns-after-in
Nuclear Regulatory Commission names new inspector for MOX facility

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has named a new inspector for the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah...release.Chad Huffman was selected as the senior resident inspector at the plant under construction at SRS and intended to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-22/nuclear-regulatory-commissio
Private pool inspection change sought

ATLANTA -- County inspectors wouldn't have access to swimming pools operated by condominium associations and time-share operators under legislation introduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-09/private-pool-inspection-chan
Report finds wound-care device misused at Augusta VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs' inspector general's office released a report...incision in 2013.The report said the inspector general office's hotline received a...John Daigh Jr., the VA's assistant inspector general for health care inspections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-19/report-finds-wound-care-devi