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...destruction of any county hit by the storm. DeKalb County CEO fires police chief DECATUR, Ga. - DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis has fired the county's police chief. Ellis sent a termination letter to Chief Terrell Bolton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/24/met_512446.shtml
Metro | Weather
Ex-rival won't endorse Martin

...candidate Jim Martin won't be getting an endorsement from his former Democratic rival anytime soon. DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Vernon Jones, who lost to Mr. Martin in a primary runoff in August, said he has no plans to back him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/19/met_484042.shtml
Metro
Runoff to decide tax commissioner raceoriginal copy

...runoff. Georgians also have until Friday to request an absentee ballot. MAJOR RACES U.S. Senate: DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Vernon Jones and former state lawmaker Jim Martin vie for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/31/met_467699.shtml
Metro | Academy of Richmond County | Augusta State University | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Westside High School
Oil, economy among top issues as primary looms

...the Atlanta Press Club and broadcast statewide. The campaign has pitted two political veterans -- DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Vernon Jones and former state lawmaker Jim Martin -- against a trio of political newcomers. Dale Cardwell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/14/met_465642.shtml
Metro
Chambliss event draws Cheney

...bedrock Republican South, where it stood at 34 percent. Fundraising figures were not yet available for DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Vernon Jones, who has formed an exploratory committee to enter the Senate race against Mr. Chambliss but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/16/met_136013.shtml
Metro
News Analysis: Race is already testing Chambliss

...freshman and the state's senior senator, has already drawn the aim of two challengers. For months, DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Vernon Jones has been campaigning, spreading enough signs and volunteers across the state Democratic Party's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/11/met_131839.shtml
Metro
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...to be approved by the county under the guidelines. County makes pitch to retain GM plant DECATUR - DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Vernon Jones is making a last pitch to convince General Motors to keep its plant in Doraville open. Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/13/met_42741.shtml
Metro
Five challengers await Georgia congressman

...certainly occur in the July primary when he'll face off against two seasoned opponents -- former DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Vernon Jones and DeKalb County Commissioner Connie Stokes.Stokes, 56, served in the state Senate for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-03-03/five-challengers-await-g
Government | Metro | Government
Tags CEO plan as 'another layer'

...Yet the Jan. 16 editorial "Constructive debate" takes a weak position on the issue of a new Columbia County chief executive officer. It could even be viewed as a "flip flop." Another layer of government bureaucracy provides no addition-al...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/18/edi_279948.shtml
Editorials
Constructive debate

...again. Along with Rep. Ben Harbin, R-Evans, and Sen. Joey Brush, R-Appling, Jackson is proposing a county chief executive officer, to be elected countywide, that would have veto power over the five-member Commission and run the daily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/16/edi_279655.shtml
Editorials