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Body of Augusta man found in canal

...Mark Anthony Ellison, of Augusta. He was pronounced dead at 11:45 a.m. and was retrieved from the water by the Augusta Fire Department just before 1 p.m.It appears that the body had been in the canal for several days, Bowen said, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-17/body-augusta-man-found-canal
New department, positions in Augusta budget proposal

...according to an overhead presentation. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office remains constant at 749 positions and Augusta Fire Department grows from 346 to 368 personnel.Forty-one positions are listed under the city's new stormwater fee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-10/new-department-positions
Request for Proposal Request for Proposals will be received at thi...

...February 11, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m. for furnishing: RFP Item #16-126 Online Training & Records Management System for Augusta Fire Department Proposals will be received by: The Augusta Commission hereinafter referred to as the OWNER at the offices...

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Augusta fire captain retiring after 47 years

...firefighter."It never crossed my mind," Davis said. "Honestly, it didn't."Now, the 67-year-old is an Augusta fire captain, and it's the only profession he's ever known. After spending 47 years as an Augusta firefighter, Davis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-21/augusta-fire-captain-retiring
Rants & Raves

...RIGHT mind would want Bill Clinton wandering around loose in the White House? I WOULD LIKE TO GIVE a major rave to Augusta Fire Chief Christopher James who does an outstanding job. The fire department is very fortunate to have him to lead them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-23/rants-raves
Low turnout expected for SPLOST referendum, other area elections Tuesday

...six years. Nearly a quarter will buy vehicles, equipment and facilities for the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Augusta Fire Department and Richmond County Marshal.If it fails, collections will cease when the tax expires March 31. The government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-02/low-turnout-expected-spl
Search for new 911 director could begin soon

...experience. Plaster has a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and more than 16 years of experience in 911 call centers.Augusta Fire Chief Chris James said the position is "crucial to the overall success of everyone involved in saving lives. "The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-30/search-new-911-director-could
Indicted Augusta fire marshal challenging city's termination

Indicted Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard wants a review of his termination.City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson confirmed Wednesday that Beard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-21/indicted-augusta-fire-ma
Pastor found dead after fire at former church

...said, but an autopsy will be conducted.The cause of the fire, reported just before noon, wasn't yet known, said Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin. It took about 30 minutes to put out, she said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-18/pastor-found-dead-after-fire-
Fire marshal put on leave during investigation

Augusta Fire Marshal Jason Beard has been placed on paid leave pending the results of an external investigation, General Counsel Andrew Mackenzie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-13/fire-marshal-put-leave-durin