Toilet contents stop up Athens road

...East Whitehall Road during the clean-up. Hazardous material technicians with the Athens-Clarke County Fire and Emergency Services Department assisted.The incident was the second messy mishap this week that disrupted traffic on a major Athens...

Update: Tanker leak contained; road reopened

...have reopened."Fortunately, only one fuel compartment was ruptured on that gasoline tanker," Pam Tucker, the emergency services director, said in an e-mail.Tucker estimated the amount of fuel that leadout out to be about 1,200 gallons...

Update: Arrest made in Athens motel fire

...spread to any of the other rooms, according to said Jeff Scarbrough, chief of the Athens-Clarke County Fire and Emergency Services Department.The room in which the woman perished was destroyed, officials said, and other rooms suffered smoke...

Fort Gordon resolving residential parking, other issues

...be posted requesting residents respect the new policy, said Lt. Col. Hollis Bush, the director of Fort Gordon Emergency Services."This initiative came from the ground up," Bush said of the community approach the fort took to address its...

University Hospital takes next step toward providing services in Columbia County

...build a freestanding emergency department in the county because the state said the county was adequately served by emergency services at the hospitals in Augusta. All of the applicants have acknowledged that there are already a plethora of beds...

1 dead, 3 youths hospitalized after Jefferson County insecticide exposure

...call for assistance for a woman who was weak and unable to move, according to a statement from Jefferson County Emergency Services.Green, the boy and two granddaughters who were at the Farm Street residence were taken to the emergency room...

Shark attack reported off Tybee Island

...could see the outline of the jaw on his leg," Meadows said. Skip Sasser, the chief of the Tybee Island Fire and Emergency Services, said he was aware of the incident, but wasn't able to confirm that the bite marks had come from a shark...

Storm no fun for many Augusta residents

...and cars and leaving tens of thousands without power.Prompted by Gov. Nathan Deal's declaration of a state of emergency, service members from the National Guard were dispatched to the area to help clean up the damage.The 165th Air Support...

Storm response could have been better, say some Augusta officials

...updates, Planters Electric has no such service. For customers who require medical care, it urges them to contact emergency services or their medical provider, said spokesman Craig Heighton.District 8 Augusta Commission member Wayne Guilfoyle represents...

Controlled burn yields smoke cloud

...Columbia County this afternoon is coming from a controlled burn of acreage.Pam Tucker, director of Columbia County emergency services, says the burning of undergrowth is taking place on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River.