Dee Griffin hired as Augusta Fire Department's public information officer

...background in TV news is becoming the new voice of Augusta Fire Department.New fire safety educator and public information officer Dee...is more aware of activities ... going on with the fire department and assure the media is quickly and adequately...

Tilt ? swivel ? Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phone

...What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D...suing each other for stealing ideas. The Fire phone uses Android, but Amazon has modified...mean everyone should rush out to get a Fire phone.Many apps available for iPhones...

Fire disrupts morning commute

...Road is blocked to traffic while crews fight a structure fire.The fire was reported at Bennock Mill and Horseshoe roads at 7...according to Richmond County dispatch.At least five fire engines are on the scene. Police were instructed to...

Augusta Fire Department chief submits salary proposal to public safety committee

The Augusta Fire Depart ment will present a pay raise proposal...department has struggled to maintain the National Fire Protection Association standard of four...an annual salary of $26,844.48. The fire department is proposing boosting the salaries...

Richmond County firefighters rescue trapped animals in house fire on Wayside Drive

...Firefighters rescued several pets Friday morning from a house fire on Wayside Drive.Richmond County firefighters were called to...puppies, two cats and three kittens.Firefighters determined the fire started when someone placed a pile of clothes on top of lit cigarettes...

Woman faces possible indictment on arson charges

...accused of setting her apartment building on fire will face possible indictment.Five counts...Jones has been in custody since the May 11 fire at Glenwood Apartments on Lumpkin Road...Jones admitted she set a mattress on fire in an attempt to harm herself, Gore said...

Put Mideast in perspective

...Israel is not attacking the terrorists in Gaza for the purpose of massacring innocent people. Furthermore, Palestinian rocket fire into Israel from 2006 until the present has been in excess of 11,199 missiles. Hardly minimal!As for the Palestinian refugees...

Faith Calendar

...BAPTIST: Revival Monday-Friday, Aug. 4-8, the Rev. C.D. RobertsTHE GREAT MOVEMENT OF GOD MINISTRY: Awakening of Fire revival 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 7 and 8MEALING GROVE BAPTIST: Church anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug...

'The Augusta Chronicle' has life of James Brown covered

...jamesbrown to find this coverage. Share with friends and family the story of an iconic performer the movie is rekindling an interest in or even lighting a fire in a new generation of people seeking to find out what set this Augustan apart.

Daniel Field | The Augusta Chronicle

...completed in February of 2012, the last renovation was in the 1970s. Prior to renovation the building was not up to code for fire safety or security. The terminal now boasts an elevator and finished second floor, which is empty but available for office...