Faith Calendar

...2500 Walton Way; senior officials from the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Georgia Emergency Management Agency and local law enforcement focus on ways to better protect and provide for the safety and security of area houses...

No Syrian refugees for Georgia, Gov. Deal says

...the program nationally as well."Further, I call upon the Obama administration to work with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security to confirm the backgrounds of the 59 Syrian refugees recently resettled to ensure they...

Gov. Haley urges more SC evacuations

...said he flew over flooded areas several times this week and his initial estimate is conservative.The Federal Emergency Management Agency said at least 16 counties had been declared disaster areas.

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.

Federal aid to repair roads won't improve highway system

...hopes to have figures by Thanksgiving.The DOT will get reimbursed for much of the work through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Highway Administration's emergency relief program. However, the state's still responsible...

44,000 cubic yards of debris collected in South Carolina after flooding

...structure that's brought out to the street, we will collect." Officials will submit their costs to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for reimbursement. Because of a pilot program, South Carolina will be able to request 85 percent reimbursement...

Homeowners across South Carolina face big bills to fix dams following historic flood

...about how to pay for the projects. Privately owned dams generally aren't eligible for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and they're unlikely to be covered by private insurance. How much all of it will cost is still unknown...

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...

Augusta, Fort Gordon firefighters get training in vehicle extrication

...knows the difficulties involved in getting someone out of a wrecked car. That's why he and a fellow Georgia Emergency Management Agency instructor spent Wednesday and Thursday with Augusta and Fort Gordon firefighters, teaching them about the...

Gov. Haley says she hasn't figured out how to pay for it, but South Carolina will rebuild from flood

...promise to repair everything that broke or washed away, but she needs to know the bill and how much the Federal Emergency Management Agency will pay before figuring out how the state will find the money."We're going to do the assessments. We're...