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Training exercises at Fort Gordon will cause loud noises

...training exercises.Explosives and live-fire training at Fort Gordon's artillery impact area and local training area are scheduled from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m., according to Columbia County Emergency Management Director Pam Tucker.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-15/training-exercises-fort-gordo
National Weather Service confirms tornadoes in Augusta area

...Plantation and Aiken Estates subdivisions.Having spent most of the morning with the survey team, Aiken County Emergency Management Director Tommy Thompson said he was surprised that the storm didn't cause any casualties.The tornado tore through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/national-weather-service-con
Trees, power lines down across area

...than two hours Sunday, which resulted in heavy flooding in some areas of Hereford Farm Road, Columbia County Emergency Management Director Pam Tucker said. Trees were reported down in Plantation Hills Road and the Woodbridge subdivision.In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-19/trees-power-lines-down-across
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-
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
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
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
Pilot killed in Edgefield plane crash

...was killed when a small airplane crashed Monday night in Edgefield County, authorities said.Edgefield County Emergency Management Director Mike Casey said the man, whose name was withheld pending notifying the next of kin, was the only person...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-25/pilot-killed-edgefield
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
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