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Leaders talk opening resource center to solve low homeless count

...the committee has worked aggressively this year to improve its count through developing stronger relationships with social services agencies and expanding to south Augusta to capture a segment of the population many feel has been widely overlooked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/leaders-talk-opening-resourc
Count shows fewer homeless in Augusta

...developing stronger relationships with social services agencies and expanding to south...day-to-day communications with the social service agencies that we are seeing more...officials, health care providers and social service agencies have previously disputed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-15/count-shows-fewer-homele
Lillian Cullum

...with Fr. Lou Lindsey celebrant. Interment will be in Westover Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Catholic Social Services, P.O. Box 2823, Augusta, Georgia 30904. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174735372
Barbara Hillary

...Brightharp & Sons Mortuary with the Rev. Eddie Freeman officiating. Ms. Hillary, a native of New York, was a retired Social Service worker for the State of New York. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, Augusta. Survivors include her...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174602137
Toe-sucking suspect arrested again

...pleaded guilty to sucking and licking the toes of an 11-year-old. Leaphart was arrested again in 2002 for kissing a woman's foot without permission while she was in the parking lot of the Aiken County Department of Social Services.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-19/toe-sucking-suspect-ar
Gas tax change would hit out-of-state drivers, House speaker says

...left-leaning think tank issued a critique of the Senate transportation plan Thursday that also warned of the impact on social services in the rest of the state budget."Georgia's state senators could inflict more than twice the pain contemplated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-20/gas-tax-change-would-hit
Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...The Democratic plan centered on increased funding for tutors, medical care, after-school activities and other social services to the students and their families.SB 186: Local governments could have voted to post legal notices on their own...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/key-bills-fail-make-cros
Children in poverty need a rescue line to pull toward a brighter future

...federal government spent almost $800 billion on 92 poverty programs, including education, job training, energy and social services. Private and public nonprofits, along with state and local governments, spent billions more. Even with all of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-08/children-poverty
SC House votes to change local funding formula

...other local governments for state functions such as social services and courts would change under a House plan approved...under state law, such as courts, the Department of Social Services and libraries.The Legislature's failure to provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-04/sc-house-votes-change-lo
Counties aren't sure they can trust lawmakers as S.C. House tries to change funding formula

...counties. The Local Government Fund also was established to help counties pay for state services like courts and social services. White and others have suggested if counties don't like the new formula, the Legislature could make local governments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/counties-arent-sure-they-can-