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Senators: DSS must quickly hire caseworkers

...immediately hire more caseworkers to stem a child welfare crisis and not wait until legislators pass a budget next year, state senators said Tuesday.The Senate panel investigating DSS directed the acting director to create a plan within two weeks for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-09-16/senators-dss-must-quickly-hire-case
Gov. Deal, Democrat Carter duel over education at heated candidate forum

...the recession, saying he has increased education spending every year he has been in office.Meanwhile Carter, a state senator, described what he called "the worst contraction of public education in our state" in years."Every educator that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-15/gov-deal-democ
Commission to broach administrator search yet again

...that, "like everybody else, I'm still waiting to see what happens."Mayor-elect Hardie Davis, who remains a state senator until the end of the year, maintains his position that a decision on the administrator should wait until he takes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-15/commission-broach-administra
History lovers expected to swarm Edgefield, SC for Southern Studies Showcase

...governors ? Francis W. Pickens, John Gary Evans, John C. Sheppard and J. Strom Thurmond, South Carolina and United States senators and members of the House of Representatives, and 150 Confederate soldiers including four generals of the Confederacy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-13/history-lovers-expect
NCAA lifts Penn State sanctions

...paying under the consent decree. The NCAA wants the judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the state treasurer and the state senator who represents the State College area, seeking to enforce a 2013 state law that requires the money remain in the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-08/ncaa-lifts-penn-state-san
Justice vs. A Pound of Flesh

...neither the high emotions, nor high officials, have prepared the populace for that naked truth. Indeed, one Missouri state senator, Jamilah Nasheed, recklessly warned that a non-indictment of the officer would produce "havoc" in the streets that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-21/justice-vs-pound-fles
Democratic candidate for governor stresses innovation during Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School tour

...state.Jason Carter is the grandson of former Georgia governor and president Jimmy Carter, and currently a Georgia state senator. He will be running against incumbent governor Nathan Deal November 4.Carter said he wanted to visit the 3-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-13/carter-democra
Across the region

...similar complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.A July 17 complaint by former state Sen. John Douglas alleges Carter, a state senator from Atlanta, violated state law by sending fundraiser invitations during the legislative session. Carter is challenging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-25/across-region
Richmond County sample ballot

...DISTRICT 6Bob FinneganBen Hasan DEMOCRATIC BALLOTSTATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTAlisha Thomas MorganValarie D. Wilson STATE SENATOR FROM 22ND DISTRICTCorey L. JohnsonHarold V. Jones II AUGUSTA COMMISSION DISTRICT 6Bob FinneganBen HasanNONPARTISAN...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-19/richmond-count
Sheheen, Haley campaign spar over small business

...need to be rebuilt across South Carolina. Gov. Haley hasn't really given us much over the past four years."The state senator from Camden made the comments as he was visiting the Palmetto Brewing Company, a local Charleston company.Sheheen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-17/sheheen-haley-campaign-spar-o