PUMPED UP: Douglas fire department eyes faster equipment replacement
by Bill Baldowski
March 24, 2015 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Douglas County Fire Department is working on a rotation schedule that can lead to more frequent replacement of fire engines, Douglas County Fire Chief Scott Spencer said. Engines currently are replaced on an as-needed basis, he said. “Our goal, when we are a part of this rotation program, is to move our older engines from online status to reserve status and put newer engines online about every seven or eight years,” Spencer said. To pay for such future equipment needs, County Co...
Rep. Jones announces she will not seek re-election
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I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you. I will explain. In January, I was named to the Education Reform Commission by Gov. Natha...
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