Richmond Sheriff releases promotional video

...candidates; we're looking for the best," Roundtree says in a brief appearance.Lt. Allan Rollins, a public information officer for the department, said the sheriff's office hired a professional production company to make the video using...

Columbia County police eager to use drones

...personal injury, property damage or damage to an airplane's engine or structure."Lauren Smith, a public information officer for Augusta Regional Airport, says it has yet to experience problems with unmanned aircraft."Laws restrict...

On The Move

...He joined the company in 2000 and has more than 15 years in the technology industry. He was previously chief information officer. DELANO COLLINSJob title: Chief Information OfficerEmployer: EDTSWork expe r ience: He joined the company in...

Family waited 26 years to report woman missing

...very first time we ever heard the name Bonnie Houston was in February 2014," Norfolk Police Department Public Information Officer Daniel Hudson said Tuesday.Houston, 32, went missing in 1986, but it wasn't until March 20, 1988, that...

Cold weather forecast for area Wednesday night

...flammable material being placed too close to heat sources."As the temperatures decrease, this is the time to increase knowledge of ways to prevent a fire," said Dee Griffin, public information officer for the Augusta Fire Department.

Augusta firefighter causes $8,500 in damage to new aerial truck

...administration building on Deans Bridge Road around 4:45 p.m. Dec. 5, said Augusta Fire Department Public Information Officer Dee Griffin.The total repair costs have been estimated at $8,420, Griffin said today. It's not the actual...

Tim Spivey, Richmond County schools deputy superintendent, retires after 34 years of service

...school transport, athletic events, managing SPLOST funds, personnel issues and served as an impromptu public information officer."I thought the job would be a very good fit for me," Spivey said. "I really enjoyed the work ... it was...

Some sex offenders forced to stay inside on Halloween

...need to be aware of sex offenders 365 days a year, not just on Halloween," said Pete O'Boyle, the public information officer for the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services. "Still, our goal is to make Halloween...

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...

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...