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Girl, 12, dies hours after being pulled from Augusta Canal

...where a girl "was in the water and could not get out," according to a statement from fire department Public Information Officer Dee Griffin."We're beyond devastated right now for Jordan and her family," Griffin said Thursday. "All...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-11/girl-12-dies-hours-after-bein
Fire Department, responders pull girl, 12, from Augusta canal

...girl "was in the water and could not get out," according to a statement from Augusta Fire Department public information officer Dee Griffin.According to witnesses, the girl and her sister were playing near the water, when she suddenly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-10/fire-department-responders-p
Millage increase was a sweet decision for Augusta Commission

...sentence. IT'S NEWS; I DON'T CARE WHEN THEY SEND IT: After 5 p.m. Friday, the Georgia State Patrol public information officer e-mailed Au gusta media about Com missioner Donnie Smith, a lieutenant with the agency who's been on administrative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-30/millage-increas
GR Health, Cerner ink $400 million deal

...systems fully integrated," he said.Even with top-flight equipment, there is currently a gap, said Chief Information Officer Charlie Enicks."Today, when you are in a patient room, all of that monitoring produces reams of data," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-28/gr-health-cerner-ink-400-mil
Bus burns in Augusta Exchange

...where they found a Horizon Motor Coach bus on fire and heavy black smoke, according to Dee Griffin, the public information officer for the Augusta Fire Department.Firefighters said it appears that heat from the exhaust ignited shrubbery in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-15/bus-burns-augusta-exch
Man last seen 6 days earlier found safe in swamp South Carolina; recovering at hospital

...rescued from a snake and alligator-infested swamp six days after he was last seen.Tonyia McGirt, a public information officer for the Sumter Police, said that 52-year-old Fredric Richburg, hungry and covered with mosquito bites but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-11/man-last-seen-6-days-earlier-found-
Fires sparked by train near River Watch Parkway contained, extinguished

...area near the tracks at River Watch Parkway and Furys Ferry Road and discovered two fires, according to public information officer Dee Griffin."There's no suspicion of foul play," Griffin confirmed. "We believe that a train caused sparks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-04/fires-sparked-train-ne
Emergency Management Agency accepting applications for disaster training program

...as well as hands-on preparation for emergencies, according to a statement from Augusta Fire Department public information officer Dee Griffin."The training is really good and pretty much on the level of my military training," says CERT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-30/emergency-management-agency-a
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 Griffin will "assure the public is more aware of activities ... going on with the fire department and assure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-24/dee-griffin-hired-august
Augusta VA execs awarded $25K in bonuses despite botched care

...to the Augusta VA in 2012, has not received a performance award.Shawana Burch, the Augusta VA's Freedom of Information officer, said in an e-mail last week that a request on why some bonus amounts were listed as unknown was referred to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-19/augusta-va-execs-awarded-25k