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Augusta sees hottest week of year so far; highs expected to continue to break 100

...Columbia County has had its centers open since the beginning of the month, said Emergency Management Agency Director Pam Tucker."We do it every summer ? June 1 through the end of September ? so that any time during that time period that we have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-15/hottest-week-year-so-far-aug
Baston Road reopens after gas leak

...close for hours. The school, homes, Earth Fare and other buildings in the vicinity were evacuated Saturday, said Pam Tucker, the director of Columbia County's emergency and operations division.The 4-inch line was accidentally hit Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-13/baston-road-reopens-after-ga
Overnight rain soaks Columbia County

...Overnight rainfall added to a particularly soggy 24 hours in Columbia County.According to a news release this morning from Pam Tucker, director of the county's Emergency Operations Division, almost 6 inches of rain fell in Appling. Rainfall levels for the time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/weather/2015-06-04/overnight-rain-soaks-columb
Rants & Raves

...it was certified, something went so horribly wrong for the 80-plus tenants, as well as the owners. But raves to Pam Tucker and the firefighters for all their hard work! I AGREE THAT PROVEN terrorists should not have death delayed at all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-13/rants-raves
1 dead in early-morning fire at Evans retirement community

...at Doctors and a female non-resident at University Hospital, said Columbia County Emergency and Operations Director Pam Tucker.By 5 a.m., fire had destroyed most of the central part of the multistory complex and was moving into the eastern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-02/1-dead-early-morning-fire-ev
Columbia County official honored for aiding disabled

...director was recognized for providing people with disabilities "equal access to information and services" on Friday.Pam Tucker was honored for "nondiscrimination" and "quality inclusion" of the disabled population in state and local government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-29/columbia-county-official
Trees, power lines down across area

...which resulted in heavy flooding in some areas of Hereford Farm Road, Columbia County Emergency Management Director Pam Tucker said. Trees were reported down in Plantation Hills Road and the Woodbridge subdivision.In Richmond County, power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-19/trees-power-lines-down-across
Winter precipitation expected Tuesday

Weather forecasts are calling for light snow and freezing rain Tuesday morning ,officials said.Pam Tucker, the director of Columbia County Emergency and Operations Division, said a winter weather advisory will be in effect beginning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-23/winter-precipitation-expecte
Snowfall possible in Georgia

...Georgia early next week."The current 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-14/snowfall-possible-georgia
Some city departments say lessons were learned from ice storm

...Both companies have had pre-existing contracts with Columbia County since 2008, which Emergency Manage ment Director Pam Tucker said helped it receive maximum reimbursement from the state and federal government and a 2½ percent reduction in its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-11/some-city-departments-sa