Across Georgia

Fire chief suspended after publishing bookATLANTA - Atlanta's fire chief has been suspended after city officials...a devout Christian and as the city's fire chief, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported...

Thanksgiving holiday sees twice as many home fires than any other time of year

...We can't stress enough the importance of staying attentive while cooking on Thanksgiving," said Richmond County fire Chief Jason Beard. "Never leave food unattended and always wear clothes that fit. The last thing you want are sleeves hanging...

Rants & Raves

...and nurses were outstanding. They were very professional and very nice, every one of them. Thank you all. A RAVE TO our mayor if he would shower accolades of Ricardo Azziz to UNLV as he gave Ronnie Few for District of Columbia fire chief.

Documents with emergency contact data riddled with errors

...names of retired or resigned personnel such as former Fire Chief Howard Willis, former Sheriff Ronnie Strength and jailed...numerous spelling and typographical errors.Augusta Fire Chief Chris James, who replaced Willis in 2012 and doubles...

House fire kills Georgia woman, 88

...Hudgens said the fire began in the family room, where an extension cord appeared to have malfunctioned. Newton County Fire Chief Kevin O'Brien said he was uncertain how the cord malfunctioned but the cause was ruled electrical in nature and the...

Exchange Club of South Augusta presents awards to safety officials

...Aimee Copeland her left leg, right foot and both hands."Fortunately, the doctors were able to save his leg," said Fire Chief Chris James, who accepted the award on Buckley's behalf."There's no question that Ian Buckley is a hero, and...

Rants & Raves

...Sconyers Bar-B-Que. Great memories, and after 55 years we are still a close-knit family. RANT IS FOR Augusta Fire Chief Chris James for not showing up for the retirement dinners for the two battalion chiefs, Tommy Whitener and James Freeman...

Richmond County Board of Education candidate's claims fall short

...of his Web pages say that he's worked as Augusta's fire chief or that he works as a city firefighter. Other pages...his blogs that he was the "first African-American Fire Chief" at the Williston Fire Department and had been working...

Election Day to decide many area races, hotly contested issues

...about his campaign and has fabrications on his resume about serving as a New Orleans police officer, South Carolina fire chief and Navy SEAL.In Aiken County, voters could approve a 1-cent sales tax increase to raise $16 million to $20 million...

SC firefighter faces sex charge

...He is accused of having inappropriately touched a girl at a Columbia home more than once between June and September. Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins says Bruno has been placed on investigatory suspension until the charges are resolved.