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Many farmers await legal clearance to use drones

...among other restrictions. Operators would have to pass an FAA test of aeronautical knowledge and a Transportation Security Administration background check.Thomas Haun of North Carolina-based PrecisionHawk, another company with an exemption...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-05/many-farmers-await-legal-c
Stop hypersensitivity

...national security is not using profiling to assure airline security. As a result we have more than 60,000 Transportation Security Administration employees doing 100 percent inspections, which is never 100 percent effective. The effort is spent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-13/stop-hypersensitivity
Loaded gun found in carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport

...was discovered early Wednesday morning in a carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport.According to a Transportation Security Administration news release, it was the fourth firearm discovered at an Augusta airport security checkpoint this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-06/loaded-gun-found-carry
Joyce Gebhardt

...at Fort Gordon, GA and later for the Corp of Engineers before finishing her 35 year career with the Transportation Security Administration. Joyce was a graduate of Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, VA. Joyce was a member of Dumfries...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174774076
More airport insecurity

Anyone subjected to the Transportation Security Administration's "enhanced" pat-down may have wondered at some point if the employee conducting the screening seemed too thorough.If you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-22/more-airport-insecuri
Flying with golf bags? Leave early

The Transportation Security Administration is asking visitors to the Masters Tournament to arrive early before any departing flight from Augusta, especially if they're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-09/flying-golf-bags-leave-early
Across South Carolina

...found a loaded handgun and a knife in her carry-on bag at the Myrtle Beach International Airport.Transportation Security Administration officials said Janet Allred, 52, of Ivan hoe, Va., was charged with carrying a concealed weapon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/across-south-carolina
TSA agent faked cancer 5 years

ATLANTA - A former Transportation Security Administration agent in Atlanta has been arrested after being accused of faking a cancer diagnosis for five years to get out of work.WSB-TV...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-29/tsa-agent-faked-cancer-5-years
Georgia families risk fines in resupplying medical marijuana

...cannabis oil. They want to return home to Georgia but are wary."I fly a lot and I know the TSA (Transportation Security Administration). There's a three-ounce maximum for liquids. It's not right to ask families of sick children to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-12/georgia-families-risk-fines-resuppl
Transportation Security Administration reminds Augusta passengers to check carry-on bags, know rules

Check your bags and know the rules before you fly, the Transportation Security Administration reminded Augusta travelers Monday.After a loaded firearm was discovered in a man's carry-on bag at Augusta Regional Airport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-23/transportation-security-admi