Wed., April 17, 2013 8:46am
Leaders of Action Ministries Athens are vowing to continue to serve the people of Athens-Clarke County in the wake of a fire that damaged Oconee Street United Methodist Church. The fire Monday night severely damaged the church, which has been home to the group's Our Daily Bread program that serves food to the needy.
Tue., April 16, 2013 10:00am
Fire officials are investigating a blaze that heavily damaged a church that dates back more than a century in Athens. Authorities said the Oconee Street United Methodist Church caught fire Monday night. Firefighters began battling the blaze around 10:15 p.m.
Mon., February 25, 2013 3:32pm
Macon is reeling from a devastating house fire that killed three small children over the weekend. The oldest of the siblings was only 10. A fourth child, the youngest, is listed in critical condition at a burn center in Augusta.
Thu., November 8, 2012 1:00pm
The tornado that struck Gainesville in 1936 is considered one of the deadliest in U.S. history, with about 200 people killed according to some estimates
Mon., October 8, 2012 10:00am
Flames raced through the popular West Georgia Flea Market in Carroll County early Sunday. Many vendors lost everything, but County Fire Chief Tim Dyer said crews managed to save about 80 percent of the market.
Wed., April 18, 2012 9:21am
Rangers at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge said Tuesday they're confident the blaze burned itself out after recent dry weather with low humidity and gusty winds failed to rekindle the blaze.
Fri., February 10, 2012 7:05pm
Museum officials are waiting to see whether memorabilia from the classic film "Gone with the Wind" was ruined when a fire heavily damaged the facility near Atlanta where it was stored.
Wed., September 21, 2011 9:11pm
The Macon-Bibb County fire chief says one firefighter will lose his job for his role in a firehouse prank video that showed a masked man threatening firefighters. Chief Marvin Riggins says one sergeant will be demoted to private and four firefighters will be suspended for 10 days without pay.
Mon., May 23, 2011 11:48am
While the fire mostly has been contained, the aerial videos date from the fire's early weeks, when it appeared more dramatic from the air. The videos come from the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Georgia Forestry Commission. They were uploaded to a public website on May 20.
Mon., May 9, 2011 3:27pm
A fire burning through the Okefenokee Swamp has now scorched nearly 90,990 acres, making the air smell smoky nearly 200 miles to the north.