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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-03-11/house-rejects-sending-coun
Pam Tucker celebrates 37 years in local emergency management

...which changed its name a year later, after President Carter signed an executive order creating the Federal Emergency Management Agency.She worked under three department heads before taking over the position in 1984, and two years later developed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-08/pam-tucker-celebrates-37-yea
Water park developer provides missing documents to Columbia County officials

...until it issued a nine-page report last week stating the certificate, along with others from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and state environmental and public health departments, was still missing.The permit, which expires in March...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-09/water-park-developer-provide
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-04/developers-
Many of Deal's top aides, executive branch officials get pay raises

...who got 10 percent raises.And at the State Emergency Management Agency, new director Jim Butterworth checks in with...administration.English, though, hasn't left the emergency management agency. He's the new deputy director, getting paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/many-deals-top-aides-executiv
Winter precipitation expected Tuesday

...to use, Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said in a statement. The Augusta-Richmond County Emergency Management Agency's operations center will be activated if the weather worsens. Columbia County was planning to activate its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-23/winter-precipitation-expecte
Some city departments say lessons were learned from ice storm

...state Dec. 26.The revamped emergency ope rations plan covers 15 functions, as recommended by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including first aid, communications, and mass shelter care, to ensure everyone knows their job and provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-11/some-city-departments-sa
Snow, sleet, ice could make travel treacherous in Georgia, Alabama

...with ice.The Georgia Emergency Management Agency on Sunday brought in more...the director the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, said in an interview...National Guard; Alabama Emergency Management Agency; Alabama Law Enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-15/snow-sleet-ice-could-make-tra
Augusta gets $3 million check for debris cleanup

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency wrote the city of Augusta a $3 million check Feb. 16 to go toward the debris removal project for last year's ice storm.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-27/augusta-gets-3-million-c
Waffle House helps FEMA gauge storms

ATLANTA - When a big storm or tornado devastates a community, the Federal Emergency Management Agency usually steps in to help state and local officials. But in recent years, FEMA has been getting some help of its own from an unexpected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-15/waffle-house-helps-fema-gaug