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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...

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

...was 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-11/man-last-seen-6-days-earlier-found-
Emergency Management Agency accepting applications for disaster training program

...rescue 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

...a 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-24/dee-griffin-hired-august
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
Fires sparked by train near River Watch Parkway contained, extinguished

...the 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-04/fires-sparked-train-ne
3 top picks to replace City Administrator Fred Russell named

...Albany, 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-09/3-top-picks-replace-city
Three detained after robbery in Aiken County

...Railroad St. in Wagener, was robbed by two black men, one carrying a handgun, Aiken County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Jason Feemster said in a news release.The suspects' vehicle was located traveling on Highway 302 near Kitchings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-18/three-detained-after-r
Richmond, Aiken and Edgefield county schools cope with cold

...County's school buses were out of commission because of temperatures that dipped into single digits early Tuesday. Public information officer Tammie Newman said drivers had to make double routes to collect students.Aiken and Jackson middle schools...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-07/area-schools-cope-cold
Langley Pond safe for recreational use, agencies say

...have all agreed that Langley Pond is safe for any kind of recreational use," said Lindsey Evans, DHEC's public information officer. "Our employees are very smart and talented, and I have no doubt about their findings."DHEC began taking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-27/langley-pond-safe-recreationa