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...

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...

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...

Emergency Management Agency accepting applications for disaster training program

The Richmond County Emergency Management Agency is taking applications for their Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class scheduled for August 21.Since its inception...

Emergency Management Agency urges churches to develop disaster preparations with new program

...communitywide or global emergency.The Georgia Emergency Management Agency is encouraging more houses of worship in Georgia...Pam Tucker, director for the Columbia County Emergency Management Agency, said the Mormon church was one of the most...

Augusta files appeal on ice storm reimbursement

...County has filed an appeal with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency to increase its reimbursement for costs incurred...discrepancies between city reports and what the Federal Emergency Management Agency determined to be "reasonable cost" for the...

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...

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...

Scuttle's Island plan scuttled, won't be built in Columbia County

...acres of wetland and 140 feet of U.S. stream for Scuttle's Island and documentation showing the Federal Emergency Management Agency amended the land's map because rear parking lots and a detention pond fell within the Special Flood Hazard...