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Cold temperatures in Augusta bring fire warnings

...responded to six fires at vacant structures since Jan. 1. More fires are possible as temperatures drop and the homeless seek shelter in vacant homes and use accelerants to start fires."As long as everybody is alert and looking at these situations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-18/cold-temperatures-augusta-bri
Severe weather updates

...a tornado warning was issued for the Athens area and The University of Georgia sent an alert advising students to "seek shelter indoors immediately." The tornado warning expired at 7:45 a.m. with no reported tornado touchdown.8: 15 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-14/severe-weather-updates
Lawsuit keeps veteran housing project alive

...Charlie Norwood VA Center in uptown Augusta and imagined a reinvented campus where homeless and disabled veterans could seek shelter and receive increased access to health care.She said the endangered property had "great bones" and that after traces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/lawsuit-keeps-veteran-housing
Storms may hit Thursday night, Friday morning

...warnings on weather radios, smart phones and the local media.If severe weather does strike, Miller said people should seek shelter in a reinforced building, not a mobile home or trailer, in an interior room, such as a bathroom or closet, on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-09/storms-may-hit-thursday-night
Sightings of top game fish reported off coast

...happy experience with the fish came more than 30 years ago in the Broad River and Port Royal Sound near Beaufort. Cobia seek shelter in the shade of the Broad River Bridge and sometimes gather in the shade of fishing boats. I was the guest of my friend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2013-05-16/sightings-top-ga
Mercy Ministries will throw Christmas party for homeless Saturday

...years, Briana Alley has organized a party at Mercy Ministries' day center at 1739 Fenwick St. for the homeless who seek shelter there.Often without soliciting donations from the community, Alley and her mother, Jackie Wilder, have gathered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-20/mercy-ministries-will-throw-c
Winter storm paralyzes cities across Southeast

...ATLANTA - Students camped out with teachers in school gyms or on buses and commuters abandoned cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches, fire stations - even grocery stores - after a rare snowstorm left thousands of unaccustomed Southerners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-29/winter-storm-paralyzes-cities
Atlanta mayor Reed defends using emergency lanes in jam

...Journal-Constitution. The action has sparked anger from motorists who tried to stay warm in their cars or abandoned them to seek shelter in businesses along freeways around metro Atlanta.Campos said they believed that communicating to the largest possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-01/atlanta-mayor-reed-defends-us
Tornado drill scheduled Friday

...drill.People at schools, hospitals, government offices and private businesses are urged to participate and should seek shelter under a sturdy piece of furniture in a small interior room, closet, bathroom or hallway on the bottom floor of their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-06/tornado-drill-scheduled-frida
Ice storm tested hardiness, strength of all of Augusta area's trees

...the area in recorded history. Freezing rain is insidious; you're helpless to do anything about it. Trees can't seek shelter ? they have to stand there and take it.In my lifetime, I remember three or four damaging ice storms ? nothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-02-23/ice-storm-tested