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Augusta VA: More patients, provider turnover increase wait times

...longer primary-care wait times at the hospital in the past six months.Dr. Mark Green, the Augusta VA's acting deputy chief of staff, said during a news conference that as of Aug. 1, wait times have increased to 6.4, 4.3 and 4.9 days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/augusta-va-more-patients-pro
Jimmy Carter reveals he has cancer

...that being the only nonsmoker in his family "may have been what led to my longer life."Dr. Len Lichtenfeld, the deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, said the first task likely will be determining where the cancer originated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-12/jimmy-carter-reveals-he-has-
Augusta VA Medical Center promotes interim chief of staff to permanent one

...of treatment delays and preventable deaths in its gastrointestinal unit.Kukoyi first joined the Augusta VA as its deputy chief of staff in July 2014 and was named interim chief of staff in April.During his time in Augusta, records show, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-21/augusta-va-medical-cente
5 decades later, US-Cuba diplomatic ties restored

...Section uploaded a new profile picture to its Facebook account that says US EMBASSY CUBA. And, Conrad Tribble, the deputy chief of mission for the United States in Havana, tweeted: "Just made first phone call to State Dept. Ops Center from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-20/5-decades-later-us-cuba-di
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-16/lake-lanier-boat-crash-kills
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-25/augusta-deputy-administr
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-18/gov-deal-bends-rules-cap
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-01/police-say-woman-fatally-shot
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-17/how-do-you-get-governor-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/05/met_197697.shtml
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