Gov. Deal bends rules for Capitol gala

...This particular occasion was for a widely respected, statewide nonprofit celebrating a significant milestone," said Deputy Chief of Staff Brian Robinson.The milestone was the Chamber's 100th anniversary. It followed the end of the legislative...

Police say woman fatally shot in Atlanta escaped handcuffs

...Neither officer was hit by Christian's shots, he said."Both of these officers missed being killed by an inch," Deputy Chief Darryl Tolleson said. Christian was critically wounded and later died.Cook, 53, is an 18-year veteran and Thyme...

How do you get the governor to sign your bill? (Be polite)

...it helps if they are speaking for a group or association and not just themselves, advises Brian Robinson, Deal's deputy chief of staff for communications.Robinson and his team regularly post to Facebook and Twitter about the governor's doings...

Lake Lanier boat crash kills 1, injures 1

...Gainesville reports the wreck happened Sunday night in the Chestatee Bay area of the lake off Georgia 369.Chad Black, deputy chief of Hall County Fire Services, says the person who survived was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.Authorities...

Augusta deputy administrator picks named

...rejoining local government to serve at the side of Augusta Administrator Janice Allen Jackson.Ted Rhinehart, the deputy chief operating officer for infrastructure in DeKalb County from 2009 to 2013, and Chester Brazzell, director of general...

US home prices coasting upward in November

...by the middle of 2015.But "pockets of weakness" are surfacing in some parts of the country, noted Sam Khater, deputy chief economist at CoreLogic.In three of the states with the highest annualized gains in November - Texas (8.5 percent...

Specialized equipment adds to costs

...The gear has changed a bit since Deputy Chief Michael Rogers became a firefighter...It's changed drastically," Deputy Chief Rogers said. "We used to wear...the ideal working environment, Deputy Chief Rogers said. "If they damage...

Across Georgia

...veteran of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, as deputy chief of Homeland Security. Mr. Ector will leave his position...for Disease Control and Prevention. The position of deputy chief of Homeland Security was created and approved by the...

On the move

...Fire Department announces its first tier of promotions in the top level of administration: deputy chief of technical services, Dennis Atkins; deputy chief of operations, Carl M. Scott; chief of special operations, Howard Willis; battalion...

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Promotion practices come under heavy fire

...resignation or demotion of at least one deputy chief, the Richmond County special grand...city's second-highest rank: deputy chief. "It would be a minor miracle...hours for a meeting with him. Deputy Chief Mike Rogers, the highest-ranking...