Search for new 911 director could begin soon

...quickly," he said.Nutter, a retired Army major, was hired in 2011 after serving four years as director of emergency services, provost marshal and 911 director at Fort Gordon, according to Augusta Chronicle archives. He took over for former...

Michaux: Bulldogs' win not exactly inspiring

...is tradition in this budding rivalry, Douglas played an outsized role. The former Aquinas star was called into emergency service for the third straight year against the Tigers.In 2013, with both Gurley and Keith Marshall out with injuries...

Say 'yes' to our future

...it has plenty of natural proponents too. Such as people who want to support better roads, better drainage and emergency services.The Police Benevolent Association is for it. The Chamber of Commerce. The Downtown Development Authority. The...

Corps warns of rising water below Thurmond Dam

...stated.As of 5 p.m. Saturday, rainfall totals were well below earlier forecasts, according to Pam Tucker, emergency services director in Columbia County.She said, however, heavier rains could fall Saturday night and Sunday making overnight...

9/11 remembered in Augusta area

...uniformed people who work so gallantly to save others. Our first responders ? the police, fire department, emergency services personnel, that did such a great job in this tragic event."

Push to cancel Augusta EMS contract continues

...Augusta Mayor Pro Tem Grady Smith said he won't block a Tuesday committee discussion about ending the city's emergency services contract with Gold Cross, but urged restraint."I'll listen to anything," said Smith, a member of the commission's...

Columbia County blasting from site

...blasting for the site of the Shoal Creek development.According to a statement from Pam Tucker, director of county emergency services, the blasting was to take place 1,000 feet from any residential structures.

Vote 'Yes' on SPLOST for the city's future

...civic booster organization Augusta Tomorrow; and the Augusta Professional Firefighters Association.You can bet our emergency service professionals will be out in force to support SPLOST: Nearly a quarter of the $215 million raised by the 1-cent...

Aiken County may receive federal disaster aid

...don't know what if there's anything we'll get from the federal level," said Tommy Thompson, the county's emergency services director, during a joint phone call with emergency coordinator Paul Matthews, on Tuesday morning.At issue are...

Trial begins in Warren County murder case

...m. that day in reference to a possible suicide. Deputies, agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and emergency services personnel found Harriette Jacobs dead from a gunshot wound to the head. Authorities arrested Jacobs' husband in...