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Men open fire on officers answering call; four hurt

...happened."It's only by the grace of God that it could have been worse," said Cedric Alexander, the county's deputy chief operating officer of public safety. "I cannot find words to describe what must have been going through those officers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-12/men-open-fire-officers
US home prices accelerated in October

...the rest of the country because of their relatively strong job markets, incomes and home prices, said Sam Khater, deputy chief economist at CoreLogic.Other real estate companies have forecast a sharper slowdown in price gains next year.Zillow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-02/us-home-prices-accelerated
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley names former ethics commission chairman as her next chief of staff

...since she took office in January 2011, initially as deputy chief of staff. She named Pitts as chief of staff last fall...Haley announced that Christian Soura, her former deputy chief of staff, would replace the outgoing director of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-13/south-carolina-gov-nikki
Gov. Nikki Haley names new leader for South Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday nominated her former deputy chief of staff to replace the outgoing director of South Carolina's Medicaid agency.Christian Soura will take over for Tony Keck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-10/gov-nikki-haley-names-new-lea
Atlanta readies for reaction to Ferguson case

...Police and civic leaders met Thursday in neighboring DeKalb County to discuss similar preparations. The county's deputy chief operating officer, Cedric Alexander, said he did not anticipate clashes. He said his department has good relations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-20/atlanta-readies-reacti
Big slump is no cause to ditch stock market

...and dropping the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to its lowest level in more than a year.Erik Davidson, the deputy chief investment officer for Wells Fargo Private Bank, says that big shifts in financial markets are a good time to rebalance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-10-25/big-slump-no-cause-ditch-stock-mark
Fitness plan for Augusta firefighters taking shape

...improving firefighter safety with better and safer equipment, but physical fitness was something it needed to tackle, Deputy Chief Sterling Jones said.The new wellness plan, which went into effect in June, requires every firefighter to work out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-26/fitness-plan-augusta-f
Atlanta streetcar system will likely be delayed

...However, the projected startup will likely be pushed back to sometime this summer, said Tom Weyandt, Atlanta's deputy chief operating officer."I am not at all embarrassed to say that we are taking a little longer on getting this thing up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-01/atlanta-streetcar-system-will
How the media size up scandals

...Thursday answering questions and apologizing to his constituents for the days of traffic pile-ups.Also, he fired his deputy chief of staff and removed one of his closest advisors from his political organization. We also would suggest that Christie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-10/how-media-size-scanda
Cause of Broad Street fire still mystery

...of the day. The building contained Downtown Dental on the bottom floor and six apartments on the upper floors.Fire Deputy Chief Sterling Jones said Monday that investigators had not yet determined the cause of the fire. Given the size of the building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-06/cause-broad-street-fire-still