Augusta transit committee convenes for first time, expresses hopes

...as chairman. Former mayoral candidate Charles Cummings, who ran on a platform to improve transit, was elected vice chairman. Sharon Dottery, as transit liaison between the city and bus manager McDonald Transit, serves as committee secretary...

Don Grantham elected chairman of State Transportation Board

...member of the Augusta Commission. He represents District 12 and served the past year as the transportation board's vice chairman. He replaces outgoing chairman Jay Shaw.Emily Dunn, of Blue Ridge, was elected vice chairwoman, and Robert Brown...

Savannah River Site is a national treasure, and we must use it wisely

...Department of Energy at SRS for more than 30 years; formerly chaired the SRS Citizens' Advisory Board; and now serves as vice-chairman of the Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness, based in Aiken, S.C.)

Augusta Fire Department partners with GRU for emergency vehicle operating training for EMS physicians

...operations is an essential skill for the EMS physician responding in the field," said Dr. Phillip Coule, professor and vice chairman of clinical and business operations at the Department of Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist Services at Georgia Regents...

Augusta Democrats needed to fill delegate slots for Georgia Democratic Convention in Dublin

...The caucus is designed to select delegates to participate in the convention," said L.C. Myles, the first vice chairman of the Richmond County Democratic Party. "If you swear to be a Democrat, you can go to the (Democratic) caucus...

Regulations destroying small banks

...financial institutions and consumer credit on behalf of the American Bankers Association. He is the national group's vice chairman. "Community banks make up 95 percent of all U.S. banking organizations and have been the backbone of all the Main...

State's beachfront restaurant needs manager

...Authority board's meeting last week and apologized for having to cancel the agreement. Board Chairman Richard Royal and Vice Chairman Bob Krueger both expressed their displeasure, reminding Aloia the authority had closed the restaurant to accommodate...

On the move

...medicineEmployer: Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents UniversityWork experience: He was the interim executive vice chairman of the department. He is an anesthesiologist, internist and critical care specialist and joined MCG in 2002. He...

Fed further slows pace of bond buying, provides no clear signal of timing on first rate hike

...fall.The Fed's statement was approved on an 11-0 vote, with support from the Fed's three newest members: Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, board member Lael Brainard and Loretta Mester, the new president of the Fed's regional bank in...

Panel looks for answers to the rural health care crisis

...very difficult, Harris added.Jimmy Allen, a CPA from Adel, said that Tift Regional Medical Center, where he is vice chairman, recently purchased Cook Memorial Hospital, but that operation loses $600,000 to $800,000 a year.Committee...