Cheerful murals brighten Anniston CRS

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 ofContinue reading “Cheerful murals brighten Anniston CRS”

Construction underway for new Talladega VR

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.,Continue reading “Construction underway for new Talladega VR”

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 IContinue reading “Hiring of internal audit manager part of Boswell’s focus on accountability”

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 overtimeContinue reading “Paperless electronic system securely manages time and leave”