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Seven people, including four children, escape house fire Thursday

...children ? were inside a home at 1608 Princeton Lane when the residence caught fire, according to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee GriffinChildren in the home ranged from five months old to eight years-old and everyone escaped without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-08/seven-people-including
Graystone Ranch in Hephzibah being investigated by USDA

...tiger, raccoons, gray foxes and nearly 50 other animals to the public without a license for almost a year.Department spokeswoman Tanya Espinosa confirmed an investigation was launched Thursday but declined to describe the nature of the case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-22/graystone-ranch-hephzibah-bei
Man tells police he killed mom, burned house in Augusta

...scene for hours after the fire was put out. As many as six fire trucks responded to the initial call.Fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin didn't immediately return phone calls or a text message seeking information.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-15/man-tells-police-he-ki
Aiken County officials say Langley Dam release working

...withdrawal. The purpose of drawing the water down is to keep the leak from getting any worse."Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said the draining operation will affect the Savannah River.The portion of the Savannah River that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-13/aiken-county-officials-say-la
Hephzibah mobile home catches fire

...76-year-old man sustained burns to the arm and face while trying to extinguish the fire, according to Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin. The victim was transported to the burn center at Doctor's Hospital. The cause of the blaze is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-12/crews-respond-structur
Augusta officials watching Langley Dam release, 'darker' water to flow into Savannah River

...enough to initiate an "immediate release" of water from the dam.In an evening news release, Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin stated the draining operation will affect the Savannah River.The portion of the Savannah River...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-12/augusta-officials-watching-l
Michelin making airless tires at its South Carolina plant

...at both Bridgestone plants; an additional 200 are expected to be hired over the next several years, Commerce Department spokeswoman Allison Skipper said.Continental Tire also announced plans in 2011 to build a new plant, promising to create...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/michelin-making-airless-ti
Georgia father, daughter charged in infant starvation death on suicide watch

...decision.Britt said the nature of the charges prompted the suicide watch. A phone message for a sheriff's department spokeswoman was not immediately returned on Friday afternoon.The 44-year-old man and his daughter face charges including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-21/georgia-father-daughte
Local agencies looking to curtail false alarm calls

...but Blanchard said those are understandable.Firefighters also respond to false alarms. According to fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin, the department responded to 114 alarms in September that did not yield a fire. They avoid the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-11/local-agencies-looking
'Keying mistake' leads to overpaid firefighters in Augusta

...federal law and she's been attempting to correct the issue since taking over as HR director last year.Fire department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said only those 214 city firefighters with the EMT or paramedic certification received the inflated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-03/keying-mistake-leads-ove