clear
Tuesday July 7th, 2015 9:15AM

Two NE Georgia counties declared disaster areas

By by Ken Stanford
WASHINGTON - Two Northeast Georgia counties are among 56 counties in the state declared federal disaster areas in the wake of Tropical Storm Frances.

President Bush included Rabun and Elbert in the declarationi which clears the way for the use of federal disaster funds for use by state and local governments in helping recover from damages caused by the storm.

The renmants of Hurricane Frances moved through Georgia September 7-8.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Lookout for suspects in Arcade home invasion
The Arcade Police Department is investigating a home invasion robbery that happened Wednesday afternoon.
9:31PM ( 10 years ago )
NE Georgia prosecutor arrested
A Rabun County man, used to prosecuting criminals, now finds himself facing drug charges.
9:29PM ( 10 years ago )
Former Gainesville city manager resigns Jackson County post
Jackson County Manager Al Crace - a former Gainesville city manager - has resigned his post in order to start his own private consulting company.
9:29PM ( 10 years ago )
Local/State News
Clarks Bridge Rd. shutdown, one residence evacuated with gas leak
gas leak has shutdown Clarks Bridge Road near its intersection with Edgwater Drive, according to authorities.
9:08AM ( 7 minutes ago )
EHHS receives grant for school library
East Hall High School has received a grant from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school library.
8:51AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Hall Co. Commission to consider sign moratorium
It's a decision that didn't get nearly as much attention as Obamacare and same-sex marriage, but it's a Supreme Court decision that's having an impact on local governments, including Hall County.
7:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Gwinnett man sentenced in shooting death of 23-month-old grandson
Gwinnett County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced in the shooting death of his 23-month-old grandson.
By Associated Press
5:31AM ( 3 hours ago )
South Carolina Senate votes to take down Confederate flag
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The push to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse is about to clear its first hurdle.But even if a bill to bring down the rebel banner pas...
4:39AM ( 4 hours ago )