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Tuesday thunderstorms ahead for Augusta

...thunderstorms could follow in the next couple of hours, along with wind gusts of 15 to 20 mph or stronger, Rohrbach said.Pam Tucker, director of Columbia County Emergency and Operations Division, said strong winds, which will mix with a thunderstorm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-13/tuesday-thunderstorms-ahead-
Coughing man causes Ebola scare in Columbia County

...Columbia County tag office thought he may have the Ebola virus, according to Columbia County emergency management director Pam Tucker."The gentleman had been in another country and officials at the tag office became very concerned when they saw him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-09/coughing-man-causes-eb
Dump truck overturns with load of asphalt

...expected to keep traffic backed up into the early evening, according to Columbia County Emergency and Operations Director Pam Tucker.Joshua John James, 36, of Pete Bale Trucking, of Dearing, was driving east on Columbia Road about 3:15 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/dump-truck-overturns-load-as
Gas leak that closed Stevens Way in Columbia County repaired

...for several hours Tuesday after a contractor struck a main gas line, said Emergency and Operations Division Director Pam Tucker. Columbia County Fire Rescue and repair crews were called to the scene about 5 p.m. The leak was repaired and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/gas-leak-closed-stevens-way-
Ceremonies to mark Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

...flags to half-staff are among the events planned."Every year, it becomes more distant in people's minds," said Pam Tucker, the director of emergency management for Columbia County. "We have a whole new generation that doesn't remember...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/ceremonies-mark-sept-11-terr
9-11 remembered across Georgia

...Center towers fell.With each passing year, the events of Sept. 11 become more distant in people's minds, said Pam Tucker, the director of emergency management in Columbia County."We have a whole new generation that doesn't remember...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-11/9-11-remembered-across-georg
Augusta area stocks up for winter with equipment, salt

...two new snowplows this summer to supplement the one it added to its fleet last winter at a cost of $10,000, said Pam Tucker, emergency operations director.Officials say supplies this year have become tighter nationwide after a particularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-26/augusta-area-stocks-winter-eq
Hurricane Hugo still haunts 25 years later

...its aftermath, and continues to provide lessons for emergency management services in Richmond and Columbia counties.Pam Tucker, who was the Director of Emergency Management in Augusta during the 1989 storm, said there was no real impact for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/hurricane/2014-09-21/hurricane-hugo-still-haun
Blasting may be heard in Columbia County

Those who hear explosions in the vicinity of Tubman and Scotts Ferry roads in Columbia County today should be aware contractors are blasting in the area, according to Pam Tucker, director of Columbia County's Emergency & Operations Division.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-28/blasting-may-be-heard-columb
Summer heat sends more to area cooling centers

...many as 150 people sought air conditioning at Columbia County's seven cooling centers in June and July, estimated Pam Tucker, director of emergency operations.A similar count was not available in Richmond County because special cooling areas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-08/summer-heat-sends-more-area-