Posted: 01/10/2007 - Georgia's recent bout with Mother Nature highlights the importance of being prepared for severe weather. To educate citizens about preparedness, Severe Weather Awareness Week will be held February 19 - 23, 2007.
Updated: 08/16/2010 - Columbia County currently has a total of 187 citizens who are certified members of the "Community Emergency Response Team." CERT members are trained to help their neighbors and community in the event of an emergency or disaster.
Updated: 10/20/2006 - The Beaufort Scale of Wind Strength
Posted: 08/14/2006 - Suburban growth, this year's generally dry conditions, and changes in land-use patterns are causing a rise in wildfire-related injuries and deaths in Georgia.
Posted: 05/23/2006 - 2005's hurricane season broke several records. It was the most active hurricane season in recorded history with over 2280 people killed and over $100 billion damage.