Tropical Storm Erika fades; warnings end

...across portions of the Dominican Republic, Haiti and eastern and central Cuba through Sunday. The Chatham Emergency Management Agency has demobilized its Emergency Operations Center and has moved back to normal operations.

Georgia coast facing storm next week

...are urging residents to start preparing for possible trouble from Tropical Storm Erika.The Chatham County Emergency Management Agency on Thursday said Savannah-area residents should have disaster supply kits and evacuation plans ready in case...

Man, 37, identified in Saturday's fatal Warren County wreck

...Rauch was driving a tractor-trailer that collided with a van between mile markers 160 and 161, Warren County Emergency Management Agency Director Tommy Wolfe said. The crash sent the van deep into the woods and overturned the truck.

Augusta sees hottest week of year so far; highs expected to continue to break 100

...have cooling centers open. Columbia County has had its centers open since the beginning of the month, said Emergency Management Agency Director Pam Tucker."We do it every summer ? June 1 through the end of September ? so that any time during...

House rejects sending counties $10 million for ice storm cleanup

...Haley's request for federal disaster relief, allowing local governments to be partially refunded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It paid $55 million, leaving an estimated cost of $18.4 million to 22 counties, according to the state...

Will hurricane luck run out?

...record, in a below average year for overall hurricane activity. Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is preparing for the worst and worrying that other people aren't. Inexperienced people "generally underestimate...

Lights of the South business license suspended

...meters in 2005, site plans redrawn in 2008, documents from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Georgia Environmental Protection Division submitted last year and the grease trap cleared in March.He...

FEMA wants Georgia to earn funds by crystal-ball storm forecasting

Last fall, the Federal Emergency Management Agency issued a draft proposal that will require Georgia to do the impossible or face the loss of disaster relief funds. Specifically...

Developers of proposed water park near Grovetown seek to postpone rezoning

...from other county departments.He said Bell has not submitted to the county approved permits from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Environmental Protection Division or U.S. Army Corps of Engineers."It's something that we don't...

K-9 training takes place in Augusta

...not already have them."Every few years we will replace those training aids," said Tod Keys with Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security. "It's not because they're bad or unstable or dangerous. It's just to keep fresh...