AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The chief of staff for the mayor of Augusta, Georgia, has left for a job in Richmond, Virginia.
The Augusta Chronicle reports that Petula Burks has begun working for Richmond’s Office of Public Information and Engagement.
It’s a new office founded by Mayor Levar Stoney last year.
Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis issued a statement praising Burks for her “leadership and professionalism.”
Burks joined the Augusta mayor’s office in September 2020.