More airport insecurity

...screening area (i.e., traveling with you). Those rights apply whether the screeners are TSA employees or private contractors, such as those used at airports that have chosen not to use the TSA, including San Francisco and Kansas City...

Lawsuit filed over Augusta State Medical Prison inmate's death

...Mitzi M. Albright, prison mental health counselor Jowanda Fishmon, and guard Donald Porter. Albright works for a private contractor that provides medical services at state prisons. Fishmon and Porter are medical prison employees.According to...

Appeals court hears Ga. pothole case

...sued the Effingham County Board of Commissioners, Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie, Deputy Gary Provost, along with two private contractors and one of their employees, for damages they say they suffered when their truck struck a pothole on Chimney Road...

Atlanta streetcar system will likely be delayed

...more than double under two of three scenarios being considered.It would be an estimated $4.56 million for a private contractor to operate it; $4.24 million if MARTA is selected; and $3.18 million if the city is chosen.Planners...

Columbia County stormwater chief makes plans for new revenue

...full capacity and hopefully help us get ahead of some projects for a change by possibly bidding out larger jobs to private contractors," Bennett said. "Right now, we're constantly chasing the tail of the tiger. Every time it rains, a new sinkhole...

Security analyst at Fort Gordon admits to falsifying timesheets

A Beech Island woman employed with a private contractor used by the National Security Agency at Fort Gordon pleaded guilty Thursday to criminal charges in federal court.Allison Michelle...

Thurmond Lake timber sales delay shutdown budget effects

...office.As of Tuesday, Birdwell said, about 130 of the district's 799 civilian employees were furloughed.Private contractors have not been affected as much as federal employees."Contractors do work for us, but in many cases the money...

Should Atlanta have been better prepared for snow?

...take stock of the lessons learned. Mayor Kasim Reed said the next time a storm threatens, he will recruit more private contractors to supplement Atlanta's meager fleet of 10 snowplows, and he will put them to work sooner. He also said he...

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...state, paralyzing Atlanta.Transportation Commissioner Vance Smith says his department is already looking at private contractors to assist state workers for an ice storm expected to hit early next week.Condemned man wants lethal injection...

Bus concerns addressed

...for another one to come. That's a long time out of one's day."In December, sent out a bid request for private contractors to take over operations of Augusta Public Transit. Commission member Joe Bowles has said he hopes privatization...