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Rescuing cronyism

If you listen to Augusta Commissioner Willie Mays, you'd think Rural/Metro Ambulance service is the worst around. Mays has been on a campaign to harass and discredit Rural/Metro for months now, and he's just...
Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Ambulance panel finds no harm

A regional emergency services committee found no evidence Monday that any patients suffered because Rural/Metro Ambulance did not turn some 911 calls over to a closer, rival ambulance service. But still hanging over Rural/Metro...
Continues ambulance service debate

It has become quite disheartening to constantly open the newspaper only to find another slam against Rural/Metro Ambulance Service. I work for Rural/Metro, and I am proud of where and who I work for. Chronicle readers need to be...
Opinion columns
EMS workers aim to save jobs

...From drivers to paramedics to billing agents, employees of Rural/Metro Ambulance, the city's current provider, say their jobs are also to consider a one-year extension of the contract with Rural/Metro Ambulance.
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Board OKs negotiations with ambulance service

...privatizing emergency ambulance service in Columbia County. Commissioners gave approval to begin negotiating with Rural/Metro Ambulance and Atlanta South Ambulance, Inc., to see if emergency transport can be done more cost effectively over the...
Ambulance providers compete for contracts

...Council voted to open up "zoning," or designating who will handle 911 calls, after questions arose about whether Rural/Metro Ambulance is legally the county's provider. University Hospital Ambulance Service is listed in the official plan as the...
Group votes for two ambulance services

...EMS Council voted to keep Rural/Metro Ambulance as the primary responder...significantly closer but then a Rural/Metro ambulance would also be dispatched...transported right away, the Rural/Metro ambulance would take the patient...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Baby born in Georgia Wal-Mart

...m. Tuesday in the Wal-Mart Supercenter on Mansell Road in Roswell.Ken Simpson, regional director for the Rural/Metro ambulance company, says the woman delivered her baby inside the store before paramedics could arrive.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Policy limits firefighters' roles

...County Fire Department and Rural/Metro Ambulance to draw up a clear determine why it took a Rural/Metro ambulance 16 minutes and 1 second to...the operations manager of Rural/Metro Ambulance. "Med 16 was a little too...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
On the move

...WFXG-TV (Channel 54) as marketing consultants. Valerie Spratlin has been named public information officer for Rural/Metro Ambulance Service. Jeff Jenik, of the University of South Carolina Aiken, has been named director of campus support systems...