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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

...executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, a nonprofit advocacy group founded by Ralph Nader. NHTSA Deputy Administrator David Friedman said in a statement that car owners should respond to the recalls to stay safe. The agency, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-22/government-ups-air-bag-war
Parking meters are only the start of revenue possibilities for downtown Augusta

...appeared before the Augusta Commission almost every year since 2005 with a parking meter proposal.She and interim Deputy Administrator Steve Cassell presented a plan that included electronic meters to be installed by a private management company that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-10-18/parking-meters-
Commission to hear Sentinel contract renewal pitch

...eligible to retire with full benefits at age 55? A proposal to install parking meters downtown which Interim Deputy Administrator Steve Cassell said resembles the Downtown Development Authority's 2011 meter proposal. That effort involved a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-12/commission-hear-sentinel
Some docs get big payments from drug firms

...health care industry, and teaching hospitals and the health care industry," said Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, the deputy administrator and director of the Center for Program Integrity at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.But, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-12/some-docs-get-big-payments-d
Rants & Raves

...the excise tax, ram the stormwater fee down our throats and fire the county's chief counsel and one of the deputy administrators. RAVES AND A BIG thank you to Donald Heath for his articles on GSU football. They are like a breath of fresh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-02/rants-raves
Animal shelter director kills plan to hire adoption coordinator

...Broady did not say how many employees received raises or how much, and when reached Tuesday evening, Interim Deputy Administrator Steve Cassell and Interim Administrator Tameka Allen could not provide the information.Human resources had previously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-07/animal-shelter-director-nixe
Augusta area stocks up for winter with equipment, salt

...2,500 for 10 last winter, said Steve Cassell, Richmond County's assistant traffic engineer and interim deputy administrator.Columbia County also plans to spend an extra $500 to $750 this year for two to three more tons of salt after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-26/augusta-area-stocks-winter-eq
Salary talks under way, early start possible for new Augusta administrator

...experience in local government administration, management or leadership, as well as extensive experience as a deputy administrator or manager in a larger city.Jackson will earn more than her predecessor, Fred Russell, whom the commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-22/salary-talks-under-way-e
Augusta Commission gives OK to hire city administrator

...the commission spent with The Mercer Group to produce three finalists for the city administrator job, held by Deputy Administrator Tameka Allen on an interim basis since January."At the end of the day, only one of those candidates had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-16/augusta-commission-gives
Commission to broach administrator search yet again

...since December, when the commission voted to terminate longtime Administrator Fred Russell, although longtime Deputy Administrator Tameka Allen has been serving as interim administrator.Hasan's agenda item, coupled with a public statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-15/commission-broach-administra