Transparency motivates longtime nuclear activist

...ment complexes across the nation.When he isn't working as a nuclear watchdog, Clements volunteers for the American Red Cross in Columbia, where he lives, helping families that have been displaced by house fires. He also volunteers at a homeless...

Distinguished couple delighted by Jimmie Dyess Symposium honors

...Georgia Regional Hospital, though in public relations and on various committees.He is an emeritus member of the American Red Cross, and both volunteer for Sacred Heart Cultural Center, of which several windows commemorate Brian's family."After...

Area shelters prepare for increase in homeless patrons due to cold

...overnight guests. If it's needed, a TV room can accommodate five more.The shelter also partners with the American Red Cross should a disaster occur.At the Salvation Army's Center of Hope on Greene Street, overflow mats were being readied...

Seven people, including four children, escape house fire Thursday

...without injury.The mother, whose name was not provided, said she heard a "boom sound" from the side of the house and then saw fire and smoke, Griffin stated.The Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting the displaced family.

Notable Deaths of 2014

...History" near Walton Rehabilitation Hospital. MARY LOU REYNOLDSJUNE 11Reynolds was executive director of the Augusta Red Cross for almost 30 years, charting a course for innovation and leadership. She was also active in a variety of roles at St...

Rants & Raves

...Janet and Jimmy Jennings for donating their $7,500 collection of 747 Beanie Babies to the American Red Cross. Since July Fourth the Red Cross has put to good use these Beanie Babies by providing one to each of 118 children whose lives have been...

Patricia Branson

...Matron of Eastern Star, Frances Bell Chapter #75, a Red Cross Volunteer, Metropolitan Life Insurance agent, Augusta...Supervisor for Marketing Research in Augusta, and was V.A. Red Cross Volunteer of the year in 2009. Survivors include her...

Holidays bring home-fire safety precautions

...500 lives, causing more than 2,200 injures and costing $554 million in property damage, according to the American Red Cross.The Augusta fire department has not yet worked any residential fires caused by space heaters this year, officials said...

Documents with emergency contact data riddled with errors

...is responsible for assisting with infectious diseases and immunization."Lucas, a former disaster director for the Red Cross, was heavily involved in drafting the volunteer plan, which will manage the "spontaneous volunteers" who appear when...

Crews working apartment fire

...goodness no one was home at the time."Griffin said "at least three children" reside in the destroyed unit and the Red Cross has been contacted to help the displaced family.A cause has not been determined.