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Sleet reported across parts of Augusta area

Sleet has been reported in some parts of the Augusta area, according to Columbia County Emergency Management Director Pam Tucker.The National Weather Service said "patchy sleet" is possible for the next few hours as a band of wintry precipitation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-25/sleet-reported-across-parts-
Fort Gordon air training continues through Saturday

Noise from aircraft and airborne training at Fort Gordon will continue through Saturday, according to Columbia County Emergency Management Director Pam Tucker.Training began Wednesday. It is scheduled nightly from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Tucker said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-06/fort-gordon-air-training-con
Coughing man causes Ebola scare in Columbia County

...employees at the Columbia County tag office thought he may have the Ebola virus, according to Columbia County emergency management director Pam Tucker."The gentleman had been in another country and officials at the tag office became very concerned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-09/coughing-man-causes-eb
Across the region

...people only suffered minor injuries after their small plane crashed near a Hampton County airport.Hampton County Emergency Management Director Susanne Peeples said that the pilot reported an emergency before crashing about 1 p.m. Friday at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-28/across-region
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Augusta area

...McCormick counties in South Carolina are included in the watch.Large hail up to 2.5 inches in diameter, wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour and tornadoes are possible, according to Columbia County Emergency Management Director Pam Tucker.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-23/severe-thunderstorm-watch-is
Plane crash in Ga. woods kills 2

...two people have died in the crash of an amateur-built experimental biplane in west Georgia. Carroll County Emergency Management Director Tim Padgett told The Associated Press early Monday that two people were found dead at the scene of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-14/plane-crash-ga-woods-kills-2
Few dozen power outages remain in Augusta and Aiken areas

...by Monday morning, making sure not to block roadways, ditches and storm drains, she said.Columbia County Emergency Management Director Pam Tucker said crews Friday picked up debris along some streets in Evans, including Blue Ridge Drive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-21/few-dozen-power-outages-remai
Officials report second plane crash in Edgefield County

...been identified by authorities, was forced to crash land, Edgefield County dispatch said.Edgefield County Emergency Management Director Mike Casey said the Piper Tri-Pacer experienced engine trouble.After failed attempts to restart the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-02/officials-report-secon
Region's emergency officials urge benefit of new warning systems

...state and region.Besides two tornado sirens in Grovetown and a landline notification program, Columbia County Emergency Management Director Pam Tucker said residents and businesses have many ways to get information, including:? An integrated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-31/regions-emergency-officials-u
Cold weather brings seasonal reminders to protect homes, cars and pets

...Service.Thursday's high could reach 60 degrees before warmer weather returns for the weekend.Columbia County Emergency Management Director Pam Tucker said residents prepared well for low temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday. No problems were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-13/cold-weather-brings-seasonal-