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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
Man who rescued toddler receives Safe Kids hero award at Children's Hospital of Georgia

...County jail Thursday on charges of deprivation of a minor.Questions to Richmond County Sheriff's Office public information officers on why police delayed filing charges have not been answered.When Hopkins reached out to Ortalaza about presenting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-18/man-who-rescued-toddle
3 top picks to replace City Administrator Fred Russell named

...population 76,900, in 1993. She described Wednesday being called a year later into heavy service as public information officer during the Flood of 1994, which caused great destruction in southwest Georgia. In 1996 she was named city manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-09/3-top-picks-replace-city
Target CEO resigns amid data breach fallout

...monitoring for affected customers and an overhaul of security systems.Two months ago, the company's chief information officer lost her job.And last week, Target announced plans to become the first major U.S. retailer to have store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-05/target-ceo-resigns-amid-da
Across the region

...hurt or injure Atlanta Public Schools, or anyone else for that matter," he said.Oberlton, who was chief information officer from 2004 to 2007, and Patel accepted about $60,000 in kickbacks for arranging for a computer vendor to get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-29/across-region
Business news

...officer, John Mulligan, is acting CEO, but Target is still searching for a new leader. The company's chief information officer, Beth Jacobs, abruptly resigned in March. Last month, it named outsider Bob DeRodes, who has 40 years of experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-28/business-news
Atlanta schools ex-tech director to be sentenced

...Jerome Oberlton, who was chief information officer for Atlanta Public Schools...and 2006 when he, as chief information officer, had received gifts from vendors...two-year tenure as the chief information officer.The Baltimore Sun reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-24/atlanta-schools-ex-tech-direc
Volunteers flock to Augusta to help with storm cleanup

...About 25 volunteers arrived with Team Rubicon on Friday and already have clocked 700 work hours, said public information officer Deborah DeMarchis.The crew has helped remove trees from yards, piled debris on curbs for pickup and even intervened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-18/volunteers-flock-augusta-help
Rants and Raves

...what the Target store management just did. Target caused the resignation (firing?) of Beth Jacob the chief information officer after the massive data breach. Obama needs to understand that when things go wrong somebody needs to get fired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-15/rants-and-raves