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Columbia County plans 45-day debris pickup

...hauled away.Tucker said anyone with issues of concerns about the contractor picking up debris should call the Emergency Operations Center at (7060 868-3303 by March 3. For more information, call the EOC or send an e-mail to emergencymanagement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-19/columbia-county-plans-45-day
Columbia County contractor beginning debris clean-up

...construction materials will not be hauled away.Tucker said anyone with concerns about debris pickup should call the Emergency Operations Center at (706) 868-3303 by March 3. For more information, call the EOC or send an e-mail to emergencymanagement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-19/columbia-county-contractor-be
Rants & Raves

...get electricity restored. I wish I could shake each hand individually. I BELIEVE THAT the Columbia County Emergency Operations Center chief (Pam Tucker) should be censured or fired for abandoning her responsibilities during the ice storm emergency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-20/rants-raves
Closings, changes, weather updates

...returning to Daniel Field at 2:30 p.m. 1228 p.m.EVANS -- Phones are out at Columbia County County emergency operations center. People can e-mail 311@columbiacountyga.gov for transportation to our shelter at Patriot's Park shelter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-13/morning-starts-slick-cold
Augusta hardest hit statewide for power outages

...are facing is getting the power back on," he said Thursday morning. "We're on emergency power at the (Emergency Operations Center), but I think we've found an alternate source of fuel to keep the generators running."Cross said a Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-13/augusta-hardest-hit-stat
EOC chief takes break for 1st grandchild

On any other morning in the middle of an ice storm, Pam Tucker would be in Columbia County's Emergency Operations Center directing the county's response, but a 3 a.m. phone call changed that. It notified her of the impending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-12/eoc-chief-takes-break-1st-gra
Ice storm could cause power outages, impassable roads

...began preparations to remove fallen tree branches and report power outages if they happen.The Richmond County Emergency Operations Center will be staffed around the clock beginning Tuesday afternoon, said Mie Lucas, the disaster preparedness coordinator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-10/ice-storm-could-cause-power-o
Most roads icy, slick; problems across the area

...absolutely necessary. 11:56 a.m. AUGUSTA -- Emergency Operation Center reports the following areas have been identified...been monitoring conditions at the county's Emergency Operations Center since early Wednesday morning.She said crews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-29/most-roads-icy-slick
Korean officials study disaster response in Augusta

Inside the Columbia County Emergency Operations Center, Korean emergency medicine physician Sang Do...ministry. South Korea lacks the county level emergency operations centers like the one in Columbia County and elsewhere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-23/korean-officials-study-disas
North Augusta Belvedere Radio Club prepares for ham radio Field Day

...no pressures to achieve anything other than personal goals."Ham operators are set up in the Aiken County Emergency Operations Center trailer to chat with others participating in the Field Day activity.Bosard agreed with Zupon that ham radio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-06-23/north-augusta-belvedere-radio