Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cheerful murals brighten Anniston CRS

Several different animals travel by ark and bask in the colors of the rainbow

The halls of the Anniston CRS clinic have been made a bit brighter with the recent addition of several hand-painted murals placed throughout the clinic space. “The murals have been a big hit,” said Randy Whitt, CRS district supervisor. “Our children have absolutely loved them. Parents often take pictures of their children with the animals, and of course our two most popular

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Construction underway for new Talladega VR

Photo of the construction on the new Talladega VR office

There are visible signs of progress on the new Vocational Rehabilitation Service office under construction in Talladega. “We’re so happy to be getting a new home,” said Unit Supervisor Cayla Lackey. “Having a more usable space is going to make our office much more efficient.” The 11,790 square-foot facility will be located at 31 Arnold St., just off of the Ashland

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Hiring of internal audit manager part of Boswell’s focus on accountability

  As part of Commissioner Cary Boswell’s strong emphasis on accountability, the department has hired an internal audit manager. Frank Snyder, who began work Aug. 1, comes to ADRS after nearly two decades with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. “I’m really excited to be here,” he said. “There’s certainly a lot I need to learn about the

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Paperless electronic system securely manages time and leave

A new paperless time management system is currently rolling out to all Alabama state employees. The State Time and Reporting Terminal, or eSTART, is a program that automates the collection of employee time worked and leave usage. The eSTART system is designed to provide each agency with a real-time view of absenteeism and potential overtime impact, and manages and records

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