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Interim administrator to present balanced budget proposal

...million this year ? salaries and benefits are 57 percent. About 40 percent of the general fund budget goes to public safety.Commissioners hadn't seen the budget proposal Monday, but Commissioner Hap Harris said he expected it to include areas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-20/interim-administrator-pr
Troopers hunt for owner of ladder after crash

...became disabled, and then that vehicle was struck by the others, including a semi.Georgia Department of Public Safety Commissioner Col. Mark McDonough tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that investigators hope to glean clues about who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-03-14/troopers-hunt-owner-ladder-after-cr
NC driver's body found in wreck police towed

...the incident."We will release accurate information to the public as soon as available and appropriate," Public Safety Commissioner Frank Perry said in a brief written statement. "At this early stage, our main concern is to conduct a thorough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-05/nc-drivers-body-found-wreck-p
Across Georgia

...such as the one that crippled metro Atlanta last week.Deal met with the head of GEMA and transportation and public safety commissioners on Thursday to discuss lessons learned from last week's snow storm. He says the executive order could be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-20/across-georgia
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Newspapers helped end long rule of corrupt Cracker Party

...25 years and had developed a rule by executive fiat."Its local leader, "Boss" John B. Kennedy, was a public safety commissioner who controlled the police and fire departments and often drew the critical wrath of local newspaper editorialists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/newspapers-helped-end-long-rule-corr
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Section 3 Timeline

...been found in April in the Augusta Canal. Family members apparently killed her for insurance money.Former Public Safety Commissioner John Kennedy fatally wounded by his wife Margie. He dies after a week, but she will be acquitted in October...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/section-3-timeline
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Ga. to consider outlawing texting while driving

...caught at least a $50 fine and two penalty points on their driver's licenses would be a deterrent. Georgia Public Safety Commissioner Bill Hitchens said he often sees drivers texting at stop signs but as with speeding, offenders could be hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/20/met_563839.shtml
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Senators OK $340 million in spending

...from several programs to allow the state Department of Public Safety to hire 50 driver's license examiners. Public Safety Commissioner Robert Hightower has complained to lawmakers that he doesn't have enough examiners to comply with a bill passed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/23/met_308463.shtml
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House OKs bill on lucrative state pensions

...dismissed employees up to 90 percent of their salaries. In the most recent highly publicized case, former Public Safety Commissioner Sid Miles left state government last fall with an annual pension of $102,210. The General Assembly repealed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/02/met_282237.shtml
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Lawmaker accused of trying to fix ticket

...said he believes it was politically motivated. Morris News Service obtained a copy of a memo dated Dec. 2 to Public Safety Commissioner Col. Robert Hightower from Capt. O.T. Norton of his staff. In the document, Capt. Norton described a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/18/met_283338.shtml
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