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Three-year dispute with Augusta ambulance provider hits turning point

...first seven years as primary EMS provider in a self-renewing annual contract negotiated by former City Administrator Fred Russell.The agreement guaranteed "sufficient ambulances" available to Au gusta and a prioritizing of calls from "1" to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-29/three-year-dispute-augus
You'll pay for this

...expenses.He, with commissioners Bill Fennoy, Marion Williams and Alvin Mason, dipped into former City Administrator Fred Russell's travel account last year to go to events in New Orleans and Austin, Texas.Whatever wisdom officials are gaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-18/youll-pay
Bob Young's House bid starts week of political moves

...agreement." A SLUM BY ANY OTHER NAME IS A "POCKET OF BLIGHT": Remember back in 2013 when then-City Ad min istra tor Fred Russell almost got canned after presenting a plan to designate most of downtown as a "slum"? It was required under Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-07-04/bob-youngs-hous
City Ink: Fable has lesson for Augusta Commission

...it and remain for years. GONE FISHING: It's been a year and a half since commissioners fired City Administrator Fred Russell, so I called him up Saturday to check in and found him in a boat fishing in the Merry Land Brickyard Ponds."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-06-06/city-ink-fable-
Fred Russell's firing one of year's top stories

...sometimes tumultuous 12-year run in Augusta government for Fred Russell, the former Virginia police officer who served nearly...said some kind of decision will be announced soon."Fred Russell would be a dynamic addition to anyone's organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-12-30/fred-russells-firing-one
Fred Russell won't run for Augusta mayor

...files from his work computer and city servers before his termination took effect Jan. 1, former Augusta Administrator Fred Russell took his name out of the running for mayor Tuesday.In what was expected to be his official election announcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-04/fred-russell-wont-run-au
Jackson becomes Fred Russell fan, slams mayoral field

A month ago, Commis sioner Joe Jackson voted to fire city Ad min istrator Fred Russell. Now he's singing Russell's praises and supporting him for mayor.After hearing about Jack son's change of heart, I called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-01-11/jackson-becomes
Ex-Augusta Administrator Fred Russell's name surfaces in Cincinnati search

Former City Administrator Fred Russell hasn't been sitting still since the Augusta Commission fired him in December.Russell's name was included on a short list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-05/russells-name-surfaces-c
3 top picks to replace City Administrator Fred Russell named

...Albany, Ga., Jackson joined Stephen Layson and Oscar Rodriguez as Mayor Deke Copenhaver's top picks to replace Fred Russell after a nationwide search. Layson is the chief administrative officer of Bibb County, Ga., and Rodriguez is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-09/3-top-picks-replace-city
Q&A: Former Augusta City Administrator Fred Russell

Fred Russell's eight year tenure as Augusta city administrator ended Tuesday, after the city commission voted Dec. 9 to fire him for a variety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-04/qa-former-augusta-city-a