Woman dies after Heard Avenue fire

...home to a mother and her four children, received smoke damage, the statement said. The Augusta chapter of the American Red Cross has been contacted to assist the affected families. Officials don't yet know what might have caused the fire.

Morning fire injures 2

...public.The home's occupants told firefighters the fire started in the kitchen at the rear of the residence.The American Red Cross has been called in to assist the displaced residents.

J. Carlton Lawson

...his home in Emanuel County and running for political office. He was Chairman of the Emanuel County Chapter of the American Red Cross, was elected Clerk of Superior and State Court of Emanuel County, serving 40 years, received Clerk of the Year...

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.)

Augusta's United Way exceeds goal, raises $3.4 million

...Volunteer of the Year.The United Way provides funding for 44 programs across the area through organizations such as American Red Cross of Augusta, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta, Easter Seals East Georgia and Salvation Army.

Catherine Campbell

...Hamilton, OH. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Memorials would be appreciated to the Salvation Army or American Red Cross. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the...

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...

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...

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...