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Battle over vacant buildings in downtown Augusta could go to court

...least 10 months.In September, senior inspector Larry Lariscy cited Ruben for the vacant...demolition."Among the violations the inspector listed were a cracked outside wall on the...that is unnecessary."Trotter said the inspector has failed to provide evidence that either...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/battle-over-vacant-buildings
Nuclear Regulatory Commission names new inspector to team at Plant Vogtle site

...release.Resident inspector Sarah Temple joins senior resident inspector Justin Fuller and resident inspectors Coleman Abbott and...served as a resident inspector at the Watts Bar...two NRC resident inspectors who conduct regular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/nrc-names-new-inspector-plan
Trial for 3 charged in deadly salmonella outbreak from peanuts set to start in south Georgia

...prison.Lightsey pleaded guilty in May to seven counts. He will be sentenced at a later date.Food and Drug Administration inspectors found bad conditions in the company's plant in Blakely, Ga., including mold, roaches and a leaky roof. Another plant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-27/trial-3-charged-deadly-salmon
State inspections address problems with Richmond County school buses

While looking under the hood of a 2006 Richmond County school bus last July, state inspector Matt Kelly found exhaust leaking from a loose flex pipe.Below the engine, the tread of a tire had faded into the grooves.Inside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/state-inspections-address-pro
Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building

...fabrication problems. He called it a "significant concern."Inspectors for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission halted their...at the factory, adopted a less antagonistic stance toward inspectors and allowed Southern Co. and SCANA Corp. to conduct more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/promises-easier-nuclear-power
House votes to boost child tax credit for high-income families, restrict it for immigrants

...numbers to claim a total of $4.2 billion in payments under the child tax credit, according to a 2011 report by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration."The last thing we need is to continue to encourage folks from Central America to make the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/house-votes-boost-child-ta
David Smith

...resident of Augusta, Ga. He was a graduate of Boys Catholic High and was a graduate of Augusta, College. He was a plumbing inspector for Richmond County. He attended St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church and was loved by his family. The family would like...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171873530
OSHA investigations can take months; Kellogg bakery fall in Augusta latest probe

...continue to investigate the June death of a longtime employee at south Augusta's Kellogg Bakery and it could take safety inspectors four to six months to determine if the company was at fault in the worker's fatal fall.The U.S. Occupational Safety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-15/osha-cases-can-drag-augusta
Enough is enough

...last week it was revealed Lerner sent emails to an IRS IT official on April 9, 2013 ? just days after a draft Treasury inspector general report revealed the massive conservative-targeting scheme. Her e-mail asked whether the IRS internal chat system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-22/enough-enough
Watchdog: Retaliation complaints jump at VA

...was restructuring its Office of Medical Inspector following a scathing report by Lerner's...appoint an interim director of the medical inspector's office from outside the current office...would be referred to the VA's Office of Inspector General.The head of the medical inspector's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-08/watchdog-retaliation-com