Harlem firefighter Chuck Meadows 'more than likely' to accept offer to fill vacant police chief position

...year. Under Bowman's leadership until he stepped down in 2011, Meadows went back on as a road patrol officer. Interim Director Benje Cowart led the department until David Sward took over in 2012. During Sward's administration, Meadows left...

Harlem firefighter Chuck Meadows to become town's sixth police chief in six years

...year.Meadows served again as a road patrol officer under Bowman before leaving in 2011 for the fire department. Interim Director Benje Cowart led the department until David Sward took over in 2012.Sward left in early 2012 and was replaced by...

Spending in Hyde Park relocation project not adding up

...office opinion about postponing an audit to keep the transactions private.The project was put under Wheeler's and interim Director Hawthorne Welcher's direction three years ago when commissioners approved it. The project is to move and resettle...

City salaries rose slightly in 2014

...Director Haw thorne Welcher saw his pay grow from $64,464.68 to $89,517.20 to serve as the department's interim director. Deputy Administrator Tameka Allen received $151,557.64 while she served as interim city administrator, up...

High school grads missing out on billions in Pell Grant funds

...visits nearby schools."We also give our current students reminders to let them know to reapply each year," GRU Interim Director of Student Financial Aid Paula Stribling said. "It's important for people to know this stuff is out there."

Uninsured in South Carolina eligible for Healthy Connections Checkup screenings

...for folks to stop wondering and start knowing, diagnostically, where they stand," said Christian Soura, the interim director of the Department of Health and Human Services.The estimated 450,000 South Carolinians eligible for Checkup are...

Across the region

...receive benefits in a timely manner.The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services said in a news release that interim director Bobby Cagle announced the initiative Friday.Case managers and supervisors who work with food stamp clients will...

Augusta celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy in service at First Presbyterian

...leadership throughout his life."Barbara Gordon, Metro Courier editor and publisher, and Hawthorne Welcher Jr., interim director of Augusta Housing and Community Development, were given the MLK Humanitarian award during the service. Both praised...

Housing department wants Augusta Commission out of decision making

...relocation effort and other Housing and Community Development responsibilities has worked "well" and should continue, interim Director Hawthorne Welcher said in a proposal going before a commission committee Monday.The proposal, detailed in a single...

Mayor gets approval to hire staff, Smith named mayor pro tem

...on the audit, citing the real estate exception.Commissioners and Davis received more information Tuesday from interim Director Hawthorne Welcher, including the amount spent with law firm Frails and Wilson for abstractor fees, title opinions...