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Augusta teenager saves parents from fire before heading to prom

...bedroom on Oellerich Street when he awoke to find his room filled with heavy smoke, according to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin.A fire had sparked in the kitchen, directly below Lambert's bedroom. The teenager jumped 15...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-23/augusta-teenager-saves-parent
10 structure fires in Harrisburg since August

...and passers-by ? the number of recent structure fires is drawing concern. According to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin, 10 Harrisburg houses have suffered fire damage since August, including four in the past seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-24/10-structure-fires-har
White South Carolina police officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of black motorist

...Charleston Police said Slager was arrested by officers of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. Justice Department spokeswoman Dena Iverson said the Federal Bureau of Investigation will also investigate the shooting.At the first news...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-08/white-south-carolina-p
Smoke killed Heard Avenue fire victim, autopsy says

...unit was extensively damaged. Fire investigators determined the fire started at the stove in the kitchen, fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said. The other unit, which was home to a woman and her four children, sustained smoke damage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-31/smoke-killed-augusta-f
Crews fight blaze in Richmond County

...2400 block of Mount Auburn Street, where a home was extensively damaged by flames, according to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin.One woman was inside but escaped without injury, Griffin said.The investigation is ongoing and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-27/crews-fight-blaze-rich
Family, friends of beaten inmate rally for prison reform

...about 3:15 p.m. Friday, and officials did not return her repeated calls over the weekend or this week.Department spokeswoman Gwendolyn Hogan said Wednes day that the department would not comment about the details of the case or the people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-01/family-friends-beaten-inmate-
Weather delays Georgia woman execution until Monday

...said in a statement.The execution was rescheduled because of winter weather and associated scheduling issues, department spokeswoman Gwen do lyn Hogan wrote in an e-mail. A winter storm was forecast to hit parts of Georgia on Wednes day afternoon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-25/weather-delays-georgia
Winter precipitation expected Tuesday

...precaution, Tucker said. In Augusta, three salt trucks and two sand trucks were ready to use, Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said in a statement. The Augusta-Richmond County Emergency Management Agency's operations center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-23/winter-precipitation-expecte
Jobs are not the answer

...Middle East.Echoing the words of his State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf ? who this week said ISIS militants...backlash to this insanity prompted Harf, the State Department spokeswoman, to condescendingly respond that her comments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-19/jobs-are-not-answer
No injuries, damage in fire behind LongHorn Steakhouse

...46 p.m., deputies were notified of a brush fire behind the Washington Road business, according to Fire Department Spokeswoman Dee Griffin."A person discarded a cigarette and a fire started in the pine straw," Griffin said. "The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-12/no-injuries-damage-fire-behi