Rants & Raves

...especially those brave deputies who carried me down the stairs to safety; the Columbia County Fire Department; the American Red Cross; and the many businesses in Evans and Martinez who provided food and services as we processed out of Marshall Square...

On The Move

...SANDERSJob title: Augusta Market ManagerEmployer: South Co.Work expe r ience: She previously worked with the American Red Cross and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. DERYA MARTINJob title: RealtorEmployer: Re/Max PartnersWork expe r ience...

1 dead in early-morning fire at Evans retirement community

...families or at other other local retirement facilities. She said residents should contact the Augusta chapter of the American Red Cross at (706) 724-8481 for help with getting prescriptions filled and for financial assistance.Families can call...

Augusta Red Cross helps Nepal relief effort

The American Red Cross has launched a global fundraising...families, the release stated.The American Red Cross is also providing remote mapping...100,000 active volunteers. The American Red Cross has been working with the NRCS since...

Bobby Redd

...Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to be made in Mr. Bobby's memory to The American Red Cross, PO Box 4002018, Des Moines, IA 50340. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted via www.hatcherfuneralhome...

Lydia Dudley

...had a deep love for gardening and cooking. She also enjoyed volunteering with the Alzheimer's Association, the American Red Cross, and Eisenhower Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Yancey Gilkerson Jr.; her...

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...

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...

Be an 'Everyday Hero' today

...that enables us to continue our work. We encourage you to become an Everyday Hero during Red Cross Month by helping your neighbors.Becky McKenzieAugusta (The writer is board chairwoman for the Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross.)

Some city departments say lessons were learned from ice storm

...unified effort to coordinate volunteer help. Nearly half the 57 locations approved for emergency shelter use by the American Red Cross were without backup generators or an alternate power supply.The city's debris removal plan was an "incomplete...