ATLANTA — Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer showed up in four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is “at ease with whatever comes.”
“I’m ready for anything and looking forward to a new adventure,” said Carter, appearing upbeat and making jokes as he openly talked about his melanoma during a news conference.
Columbia County received varying amounts of rainfall, from more than 3 inches to less than a half-inch Wednesday, when storms moved through the area.
According to Pam Tucker, director of Columbia County Emergency and Operations Division, most of the rainfall recorded between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. Thursday fell at Rivershyre Subdivision. The area measured 3.25 inches. Little River Wastewater Treatment Plant on Hardy McManus Road also received 3 inches, whereas Clarks Hill Treatment Plant only got 0.16 inches.
Two hair studios were damaged this morning when a fire started at a south Augusta business.
Firefighters responded reports of a fire at the brick building on Harding Road, just off of Peach Orchard Road, around 6:30 a.m. The building contains two separate hair studios, Five Star Barber Shop and Triple Hair Salon.