WJBF is confirming rumors about the next career move for fired City Administrator Fred Russell. Paine College Vice President, Brandon Brown tells us that the college and Russell have entered into talks about a position there. If Russell accepts the position, he is slated to start his new position at Paine sometime after the first of the year.
Early in December 2013, Russell was fired by a majority vote of Richmond County Commissioners, his last day is December 31st, 2013. Fred Russell was hired by the City of Augusta in 2005.