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Firefighter pay proposal to go before Augusta Commission

...next week after the public safety committee voted Monday to pass the item on consent.The proposal, drafted by Augusta Fire Chief Chris James, calls for pay increases out of fear the department will continue to lose firefighters to higher-paying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-28/firefighter-pay-proposal
The Way We Were: 1960s Augusta

...wonderful memories!? Patricia Peebles Turner TIME WITH GRANDFATHERMy grandfather, Earnest H. Meads, Augusta's former fire chief, would take me to watch baseball, cheer and eat peanuts. There was a fire station near Allen Park on Walton Way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-27/way-we-were-1960s-augusta
Dee Griffin hired as Augusta Fire Department's public information officer

...on with the fire department and assure the media is quickly and adequately aware of things that are going on," said Fire Chief Chris James.The position is an expansion of duties previously held by the department's fire safety educator position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-24/dee-griffin-hired-august
1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

...explosion in 2012."Sometimes with these incidents that keep occurring, yes, we do have some concerns," Dalton Fire Chief Bruce Satterfield said.The incident Monday started just after 6 a.m. at an industrial park on Kimberly Park Drive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/1-worker-hurt-chemical-leak-d
Augusta cooling centers open to fan incoming heat spell

...Wednesday, officials are urging people to stay indoors, drink water regularly and wear loose-fitting clothing.Augusta Fire Chief Chris James said his department has yet to see a noticeable increase in dehydration calls, but Georgia Regents University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-16/augusta-cooling-centers-open-
FEMA: Augusta broke federal regulations in ice storm cleanup contracts

...significant debris, according to Cassell and Augusta Fire Chief Chris James.As a fire chief since 2012 who has doubled as emergency management...administrative assistant, an EMA specialist and a deputy fire chief to assist with preparations and improvements since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-23/fema-augusta-broke-feder
City Ink: Russell made scapegoat in Marble Palace mess

...campaign signs. Honestly, my life is really good right now."CONDOLENCES: Helen Maddox, the wife of former Augusta Fire Chief Bill Maddox for 67 years, died last week. At the visitation, Maddox tripped over a rug and broke his hip and is now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-06-14/russell-made-sc
Larry Cunningham

...Cunningham. He was a retired Millwright with Olin Chemical Co. with fifteen years of service. Chief Cunningham was the Bath Fire Chief for thirty years with a total of fifty years of volunteer fire service. The Bath Firehouse, "D. Cunningham Building...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171371139
Fire chief: Regency Mall violates codes

...by vagrants.The building's lack of working fire alarms and sprinklers puts it in violation of state fire codes, Fire Chief Chris James told the Augusta Commission at a committee meeting Monday."If that building was to catch on fire, we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-24/fire-chief-regency-mall-
Fire chief talks hinge on salary

...offer the job to Yakima, Wash., Fire Chief Al Gillespie, giving Augusta its first permanent fire chief in more than 10 months. Commissioners...The city's salary range for a fire chief is between $65,287 and $104...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/20/met_334456.shtml
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