Gas leak capped on Washington Road

A gas leak that temporarily closed the westbound lane on Washington Road at Hardy McManus Road has been capped and lanes are now open for traffic, according to a news release from Columbia County Emergency Services.

Bull kills Georgia cattle farmer

...I understand it was an aggressive bull and it attacked him and dragged him across the field," Jackson County Emergency Services Director Steve Nichols said Monday. Someone found James Randolph Capes' body at about 8 p.m. in the pasture...

Emergency services ponder accident outcome

...their care of the students Wednesday at a meeting of emergency services providers, while others said the wreck should remind...the road, said Robert Suter, former director of emergency services for Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center...

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Snowfall possible in Georgia

...forecast for our area is calling for rain (maybe mixed with a little snow)," Pam Tucker, Columbia County's emergency services director, in an e-mail Saturday."This system is still developing and the timing, precipitation type and accumulation...

Army officer died of natural causes during August training exercise at Fort Gordon

...he went missing during a land navigation training exercise. About 90 soldiers and Fort Gordon's Directorate of Emergency Services searched for him after he didn't arrive at a designated location that afternoon.After enlisting as a satellite...

Private businesses and vendors required to get background check for Fort Gordon access

...card, Social Security card, passport or birth certificate.The packet must be submitted to the Directorate of Emergency Services physical security office via courier or standard mail to DES, Attention: Physical Security, 431 B Street, Building...

Magnet school students learn basics of firefighting

...rescue-related fields.Martez Herrington, 14, was inspired to take the course after watching his cousin work in emergency services."He's down at the station all of the time. I know what he does, and it make me want to get involved," Martez...

Rants & Raves

...the security and the welfare and safety of the Fort Gordon community because of the personnel the Directorate of Emergency Services has manning the gates (particularly gate 1). ARE THERE ANY specific times that the crime maps are updated? It...

Praises emergency services director

I cannot believe that the people who live in Richmond County would let the powers that be let Emergency Services Director Pam Tucker leave the job she has been doing, because they cannot give her a raise. You see her right on the job every...

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Defends Emergency Services chief

Regarding the Jan. 18 lead editorial on Richmond County Emergency Services director Pam Tucker, she is a hard working young woman and is very dedicated to her job. She has only one paid worker assigned...

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