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Attacks on health-care workers, nurses, doctors spark alarm

ATLANTA -- Nurses, doctors, emergency medical technicians and other health-care workers get punched, bit and slammed into walls while doing their jobs, and a legislative panel is considering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-19/attacks-nurses-others-
Coroner's office seeks smooth running after overhaul

...location where property is found. Any items taken back to the office must be handed over by a deputy sheriff, an emergency medical technician or a family member.Someone must then sign off on the receipt, which is again signed by another person before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-09/coroners-office-seeks-smooth
Lawsuit filed over city's overtime pay calculation for firefighter

...Since 2010, the fire department has required firefighters to obtain certification as either a paramedic or an emergency medical technician, and the city pays a stipend of $1,800 or $1,200, respectively, each year.Morris contends the city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-10/lawsuit-filed-over-cit
'Keying mistake' leads to overpaid firefighters in Augusta

...staffer was manually inputting an overtime calculation for firefighters who are certified as paramedics or emergency medical technicians."It was a mistake, just like any other," she said. "It was a keying mistake that was made."Firefighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-03/keying-mistake-leads-ove
Commission approves fire department salary increase

...According to James' proposal, it costs about $23,000 to train new recruits to be certified firefighters and emergency medical technicians. A class of 25 new recruits could cost as much as $575,000.Commissioner Bill Fen noy suggested the department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-05/commission-approves-fire
Augusta Fire Department chief submits salary proposal to public safety committee

...spokeswoman Dee Griffin said.It costs about $23,000 to train new recruits to be certified firefighters and emergency medical technicians. A class of 25 new recruits could cost as much as $575,000 to train.Once those firefighters make their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-25/augusta-fire-department-
Drunken assault leads to prison term

...Jan. 12 Peninger became enraged with taxi driver Shavondrea Harris and hit her. Witnesses called 911, and emergency medical technicians and a sheriff's deputy arrived to help. The officer had to use a stun gun on Peninger to get him under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/drunken-assault-leads-
Lincoln County deputy had early love for law enforcement

...his skills outside of law enforcement. As a trained first responder, it's not uncommon to see Mason beat emergency medical technicians to the scene to render aid.It's all part of what Wallen says is Mason's desire to help others, no matter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-08/lincoln-county-deputy-had-ea
2 shot outside James Brown Arena

...two black men, one of a slender build and the other heavy-set.Richmond County sheriff's deputies and emergency medical technicians were called to the arena about 11:05 p.m., a spokeswoman said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-26/2-shot-outside-james-b
Pedestrian struck on Gordon Highway late Friday

...Gordon Highway at Old Savannah Road, Richmond County dispatch said.Richmond County sheriff's deputies and emergency medical technicians were called to the scene near the Harvest Table Buffet about 9:45 p.m.The victim, who has not been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-28/pedestrian-struck-gord