Wed., September 1, 2010 3:12pm
The Nature Conservancy has bought more than a thousand acres of fire-scorched land and donated it to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. The land is on the refuge's northwest edge, where wildfires burned a half million acres in 2007.
Wed., July 28, 2010 4:04pm
Emergency management officials say a fire at an Athens chemical plant poses no public health risk. Chuck Gulley, coordinator of the Athens-Clarke Emergency Management Agency, told the Athens Banner-Herald that samples taken from the air and water near the blaze at J&J Chemical Co. showed safe levels of chemicals from the fire.
Thu., July 8, 2010 4:31pm
Marietta fire marshal Scott Tucker said Thursday that Tamsir Mendy was arrested Wednesday night and charged with first degree arson at the mosque, which caught fire Monday night. Tucker says Mendy is being held without bond.Tucker says Mendy describes himself as a devout Muslim who had attended the mosque.
Thu., March 11, 2010 6:49pm
Chatham County is considering handing back responsibility for fire inspecti
Fri., October 23, 2009 11:15am
The Athens Historic Preservation Commission voted to give the green light t
Wed., September 9, 2009 3:49pm
The planned burning was part of a fire safety demonstration organized by th
Thu., August 27, 2009 4:44pm
Oglethorpe Power Corporation is replanting 500 acres of hardwood forest ins
Wed., August 12, 2009 3:36pm
Nearly 600,000 acres went up in flames two years ago. Officials say the pr
Wed., June 24, 2009 9:10am
Fire destroys music landmark