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Counties, agencies start adjusting to juvenile justice changes

...clearly a cooperative effort between the two state agencies with the money and the grant-making experience," said Pat Willis, the executive director of one of Voices for Georgia's Children, which pushed seven years for this reform.Universities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-04-28/counties-agencies-star
Foster care deaths in Georgia jump by 20 pecent

...approximately 13 children died every month.The report proves the need for greater resources for younger children, according to Pat Willis, the executive director of Voices for Georgia's Children."In some ways that age is not a big surprise because kids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-02/foster-care-deaths-georgia-ju
More cuts expected in Georgia

...austerity cuts" to the student-funding formula that began in 2003.Some of the faces will be social workers, said Pat Willis, the executive director of Voices for Georgia's Children, an Atlanta-based advocacy organization. Fewer social...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-16/more-cuts-expected-georgia
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Georgia lawmakers looking at tax hikes, spending cuts

...about austerity cuts. That's just the world we live in today."Some of those faces will be social workers, says Pat Willis, executive director of Voices for Georgia's Children, and Atlanta-based advocacy organization. Fewer social workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-17/georiga-lawmakers-looking-ta
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Second phase of North Augusta bike and walking trail to begin

NORTH AUGUSTA - The North Augusta city council has given the green light to a second part of a walking and bicycling track that now arcs from downtown Georgia Avenue to Martintown Road. Construction should begin early next year on the Greeneway project, now in planning stages. Phase I of the track, laid along the bed of an abandoned railroad, extends from near the 13th Street Bridge to Martintown Road. It was completed in 1995.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/16/met_206877.shtml
Metro | North Augusta City Council
Water needs loom for Aiken County

...14 million) oak hill; 100; 400,000 perry; 320; 100,000 salley; 200; 100,000 talatha; 600; 200,000 valley public service authority; 2,900; 1.3 million wagener; 500; 400,000 Reach Pat Willis at (803) 279-6895.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/24/met_297523.shtml
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Panel names shelter for retiring official

...retiring rather than resigning," he plans to join his wife, Judy, at their new home in Satellite Beach, Fla., in what he calls "a beautiful house on the water just an hour from Orlando." Reach Pat Willis at (803) 279-6895.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/20/met_296853.shtml
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Langley changes proposed

...swimming area is to be completely buoyed and sand will be hauled in for the shoreline. Plans are to begin construction on the bathhouse and office facility as soon as possible, Dr. Sanders said. Reach Pat Willis at (803) 279-6895.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/14/met_295965.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Parade planned by Klan

...in a Charleston newspaper, five members of the American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, based in Butler, Ind., addressed largely hostile audiences last weekend in Summerville and North Charleston. Reach Pat Willis at (803) 279-6895.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/09/met_295336.shtml
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Union donates to fairgrounds

...of the park committee. "They probably saved us as much as $100,000; and the International Brotherhood of Electricians also saved us money on the lighting and the sprinkler system," he said. Reach Pat Willis at (803) 279-6895.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/04/met_294797.shtml
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