Red Cross assists local flood victims

The Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross is working with local flooding victims after heavy rains fell in the area Saturday.

The volunteer disaster team responded to families affected by flooding for the majority of the day Saturday. The team assisted 12 families affected by flooding, including 20 adults and 9 children.

The team also assisted a Columbia County family whose home was crushed by a tree.

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Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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