CSX train derails near Allendale, S.C., spills unidentified chemicals

...Department of Health and Environmental Control, and the American Red Cross arrived.Allendale County Fire Chief Roger Stanley...He said no homes in the area have been evacuated.American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting emergency...

Couple donates more than 700 Beanie Babies to Augusta's American Red Cross

...Pennington opened an upstairs office door in the American Red Cross' Augusta headquarters this summer and told an 8-year-old...executive director of the Augusta chapter of the American Red Cross, said of the moment, all possible through a donation...

Seven people, including four children, escape house fire Thursday

...boom sound" from the side of the house and then saw fire and smoke, Griffin stated.The Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting the displaced family.

Transparency motivates longtime nuclear activist

...Depart ment complexes across the nation.When he isn't working as a nuclear watchdog, Clements volunteers for the American Red Cross in Columbia, where he lives, helping families that have been displaced by house fires. He also volunteers at a...

Distinguished couple delighted by Jimmie Dyess Symposium honors

...Georgia Regional Hospital, though in public relations and on various committees.He is an emeritus member of the American Red Cross, and both volunteer for Sacred Heart Cultural Center, of which several windows commemorate Brian's family...

Fire department to install smoke detectors Saturday

The Augusta Fire Department and American Red Cross of Augusta are teaming up Saturday to install smoke...inside bedrooms and outside sleeping areas," said American Red Cross of Augusta Executive Director Jennifer Pennington...

Area shelters prepare for increase in homeless patrons due to cold

...15 overnight guests. If it's needed, a TV room can accommodate five more.The shelter also partners with the American Red Cross should a disaster occur.At the Salvation Army's Center of Hope on Greene Street, overflow mats were being readied...

Rants & Raves

...facilities. Kudos to Janet and Jimmy Jennings for donating their $7,500 collection of 747 Beanie Babies to the American Red Cross. Since July Fourth the Red Cross has put to good use these Beanie Babies by providing one to each of 118 children...

Augusta chapter of American Red Cross kicks off Heroes Campaign

The Augusta chapter of the American Red Cross launched its 2014 Heroes Campaign on Thursday, with more than 40 community members gathering at its downtown headquarters to help...

Holidays bring home-fire safety precautions

...than 500 lives, causing more than 2,200 injures and costing $554 million in property damage, according to the American Red Cross.The Augusta fire department has not yet worked any residential fires caused by space heaters this year, officials...