clear
Thursday May 7th, 2015 12:39AM

GSP promotions, transfers affect several northeast Georgia personnel

By Rob Moore Reporter
ATLANTA - Promotions and transfers of Georgia State Patrol employees from around the region currently are taking place. <br /> <br /> Capt. Tommy Waldrop, commander of Troop B in northeast Georgia, has been appointed to the rank of major effective Aug. 1. Waldrop will transfer to GSP Headquarters as commanding officer of GSP.<br /> <br /> Capt. Keith Canup will transfer from the DPS Garage to Troop B commander on Aug. 1.<br /> <br /> Lt. Mark Perry was promoted to the rank of captain on July 16, and transferred to GSP Headquarters as public information director.<br /> <br /> Lt. Dean Allen was transferred from Troop C Command in Atlanta to replace Perry as assistant Troop B commander.<br /> <br /> Other transfers and promotions effective Aug. 1 include:<br /> <br /> * Sgt. 1st Class Al Whitworth, who will transfer from post commander at Post 7 in Toccoa to post commander of the new Post 52 in Hartwell.<br /> <br /> * Sgt. 1st Class Chad Johnson, who will transfer from commander of Post 6 in Gainesville to post commander of Post 7 in Toccoa;<br /> <br /> * Trooper 1st Class Casey Coffee of Post 7 in Toccoa, who has been promoted to corporal of Post 49, the GSP Motorcycle Unit in Atlanta.<br /> <br /> These promotions and transfers create a post commander opening at Post 7 in Gainesville. A promotional meeting is forthcoming, with a new post commander to be in place on Aug. 16, Perry said.
© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
US stocks post sixth straight year of gains
U.S. stocks ended a strong 2014 with moderate declines Wednesday.
4:43PM ( 4 months ago )
Palestinians push ahead in pursuit of war crimes charges against Israel
Stung by a resounding defeat in the U.N. Security Council, the Palestinians announced Wednesday that they joined the International Criminal Court to pursue war crimes charges against Israel.
1:57PM ( 4 months ago )
Business News
White County E-SPLOST extension vote set March 17
The White County Board of Education has set in motion a public vote on a sales tax extension.
11:12AM ( 4 months ago )
Authorities issue lookout for burglary suspect in White County
The White County Sheriff
3:25PM ( 4 months ago )
White County student located safely after getting off at the wrong bus stop
White County officials report a happy ending to an incident involving a third grade student at White County Intermediate School. The student was placed on the wrong bus and got off at the wrong location late Tuesday and was the object of a small search.
4:44PM ( 4 months ago )
White County News
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 4 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 4 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 4 months ago )
Local/State News
US off war footing at year's end, but wars go on
Taking America off a permanent war footing is proving harder than President Barack Obama may have suggested.
6:13PM ( 4 months ago )
GOP leader regrets talk to white supremacists; party leaders rally around him
House Republican leaders rallied around one of their own, Whip Steve Scalise, on Tuesday after he said he regrets speaking 12 years ago to a white supremacist organization and condemns the views of such groups.
6:08PM ( 4 months ago )
Conviction of Putin foe sets off protest in Moscow
President Vladimir Putin's chief political foe was convicted along with his brother on Tuesday in a fraud case widely seen as a vendetta by the Kremlin, triggering one of Russia's boldest anti-government demonstrations in years.
6:03PM ( 4 months ago )
Politics
Georgia sheriff charged in shooting of real estate agent
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta-area sheriff was charged with a misdemeanor Wednesday in the shooting of a real estate agent at a model home.Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is charged with rec...
11:20PM ( 1 hour ago )
Deal signs watered-down craft breweries bill
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a watered-down bill allowing craft breweries to let customers take home as much as 72 ounces of beer, or the equivalent of a six-pack, but only as a "souvenir.''
6:09PM ( 6 hours ago )
Brush fires along I-85 in Gwinnett Co. cause problems for motorists
The brush fires that were burning along an estimated six-mile stretch of I-85 southbound have now been extinguished and the road is reopened.
By Staff
4:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
Ride-hailing regulation bill gets Gov.'s signature
Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, which connect riders with drivers by means of a smartphone app, will soon have to comply with some Georgia regulations under legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. Nathan Deal.
By Associated Press
2:37PM ( 10 hours ago )
Fire destroys Jackson Co. home
A Jackson County family lost everything in a house fire Tuesday afternoon, according to EMS Director Steve Nichols.
11:59AM ( 12 hours ago )