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Rural/Metro adds ambulances

...help the ambulance service reduce the time it takes to get to emergencies in the county, said Doug Hooten, division general manager for Rural/Metro. Standards in the service's new three-year contract say ambulances called to life-threatening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/17/met_364504.shtml
Metro
Buick extends warranty on entire lineup

...models beginning in 2006 as well. The new warranty will cover virtually everything except oil changes, Buick Division General Manager Steve Shannon said in an interview with The Associated Press. It also includes roadside assistance and courtesy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/06/bus_457913.shtml
Business
Ambulance service faces lack of funds

...nonemergency runs, paid for by Medicare or Medicaid, to help subsidize the emergency calls, said Doug Hooten, division general manager for Rural/Metro. For the first two years, it worked, with a ratio of about 65 percent nonemergency to 35...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/11/met_299249.shtml
Metro
On the move

...Knights II, the general manager for First Vehicle Services' Augusta maintenance facility, has been promoted to division general manager of Southeast division. Mr. Knights will oversee 17 maintenance operations in Florida and Puerto Rico. Shop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/21/bus_435075.shtml
Business
Bids in for EMS service

...subpar to what Gold Cross could offer. "We have a lot more experience than they do," said Doug Hooten, the division general manager for Rural/Metro. "We know more about this market. It's just a capability thing." The company has been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/09/met_347467.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
EMS contract will go to vote

...subsidize the provider through this year has already been set aside in the 2001 budget. According to Rural/Metro Division General Manager Doug Hooten, the county is looking at some expensive alternatives to his company. Choosing against contracting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/27/met_309843.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Compensation woes boost safety

...lost-time work injury. "Four years, or 1 million hours, is just the beginning," said Robbie Coradani, division general manager. The typical American worker spends about 1,800 hours each year at work, and nearly 8.5 million workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/04/edi_299641.shtml
Editorials | International Paper
Ambulance provider reducing staff

...more time, which means less time I can spend with my little girls. I'm just frustrated." Susan Brown, division general manager for Georgia, reassured workers that the cuts are no reflection on the work but is a reality that must be accepted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/13/met_261274.shtml
Metro
Busiest stretch of games starts long way from home

...past 17 games were against non-conference opponents - making it tough for Augusta to gain any ground in their division. General manager Paul Gamsby said 66 percent of the Lynx's games last year were scheduled against non-conference foes, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/05/lyn_433496.shtml
Lynx
Commissioners struggle with funding

...emergency service, and "however they do the system, it is going to require some funding," said Douglas Hooten, division general manager for Rural/Metro. The issue may come up at a Saturday budget work session, Mr. Beard said. "That's going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/15/met_301697.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission