Fire destroys Aiken apartment building

...storm blew through the area just before the fire was reported and resulted in alarms going off throughout the city.The Red Cross is working with the displaced residents. No injuries were reported.

No one injured in Evans fire

...of the fire wasn't immediately determined, but it began outside the back door, according to Wallen.The American Red Cross was called to provide temporary housing for the residents.

Violeta Johnson

...Burial will follow at Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Johnson was a member of Martinez United Methodist Church and a Red Cross volunteer. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and will be greatly missed by all. She is...

Women meet, donate funds to area charity

...the Fisher House, the Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross, and Meggido Dream Station.Each woman was given a red...husband, Chad, are heavily involved in the American Red Cross, and frequently try to find other ways to help in the...

Storms level mobile homes near Atlanta

...the damage and representatives say the winds could have been up to 90 miles an hour.On Wednesday night crews remained at the site working to restore the power and remove debris. The Red Cross is helping the residents who were displaced.

On The Move

...SANDERSJob title: Augusta Market ManagerEmployer: South Co.Work expe r ience: She previously worked with the American Red Cross and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. DERYA MARTINJob title: RealtorEmployer: Re/Max PartnersWork expe r ience: She...

Flags are offensive only for their complexity

...His bill can hold more than his belican.")Alabama's flag is a rare study in simplicity: a white flag with a red cross of St. Andrew. Even the state's past governors could have rendered a presentable version of it while standing in schoolhouse...

Rants & Raves

...especially those brave deputies who carried me down the stairs to safety; the Columbia County Fire Department; the American Red Cross; and the many businesses in Evans and Martinez who provided food and services as we processed out of Marshall Square...

Sudie Oswald

...gardener and member of the Garden Club. For many years she volunteered with the Heart, Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis and Red Cross organizations. She was devoted to the game of bridge and doted on her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and Chihuahuas...

Drill tests airport emergency preparedness

...they're going to be alone dealing with the emergency," Johnston said.Local firefighters, police, paramedics, Red Cross and Gold Cross were involved in various activities throughout the day to help prepare the agencies in the event of a...