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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
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-
Expect Fort Gordon booms today

...neighbors might feel a little shake and hear a little boom Friday as the installation continues its explosive testing.Pam Tucker, the director of Columbia County Emergency and Operations Division, said the explosive detonations scheduled for Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/expect-ft-gordon-booms-today
Ice storm cleanup costs differ between Columbia and Richmond counties

...meanwhile, expects to be reimbursed for all but between $500,000 and $600,000 in storm cleanup costs, according to Pam Tucker, the director of the county's emergency and operations division.The county will see an additional 2.5 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-25/ice-storm-cleanup-costs-
Construction company to blast at Thurmond Lake

...officials said.Blair Construction will begin drilling and blasting Monday as part of a sewer line project for Augusta Utilities, Columbia County Emergency and Operations Director Pam Tucker said. The noise should only last for a few days.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-20/construction-company-b
Holiday travel boom expected

...entertainment."But stormy weather could dampen some trips. Columbia County Emergency and Operations Division Director Pam Tucker said a tropical depression forming about 140 miles off the east coast to Florida could bring some soggy weather to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-30/holiday-travel-boom-expected
Update: Tanker leak contained; road reopened

...Dinner and Jiffy Lube, 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-30/update-tanker-leak-contained
Doctors Hospital's push for trauma designation sparks backlash

...Doug Welch asking for approval to seek the Level III designation. Columbia County Emergency Management Agency Director Pam Tucker made a motion to accept the letter and forward it to the state, and the vote was unanimous.Ferdinand, who is a member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-28/doctors-hospitals-push-traum