October 18th , 2012 9:10 am Leave a comment

Emergency Management chief says August flooding damaged 70 Carter County homes

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Two months after several inches of rain drenched portions of Carter County, the local Emergency Management Agency is still helping residents and businesses affected by flooding.

Photo by Brandon Hicks
Emergency Management Agency Director Andrew Worley briefs members of the Carter County Local Emergency Planning Committee Wednesday.

 

EMA Director Andrew Worley, in his new capacity as chairman, briefed members of the Carter County Local Emergency Planning Committee Wednesday morning, the first time the group has gathered since the Aug. 5 floods.

“We are working with local and national organizations to assist residents,” Worley said. “We are still feeling the effects.”

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