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  • Barges spotted on Lake Martin, shoreline clean up begins

    Barges spotted on Lake Martin, shoreline clean up begins

    Wednesday, May 4 2011 6:07 PM EDT2011-05-04 22:07:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 4 2011 6:07 PM EDT2011-05-04 22:07:07 GMT
    This is what Lee Liles wakes to up every morning from his home on Lake Martin, a dramatically different landscape in the Windemere section of the lake, one filled with thousands of trees uprooted and homes crushed. "It's sad," said Liles. Liles' family home on Lake Martin sustained only minor damage compared to his neighbors. Still, like his neighbors Liles shares the lake, all the more reason he is pleased to see barges on the water. They have arrived to begin the delicate...More >>
    This is what Lee Liles wakes to up every morning from his home on Lake Martin, a dramatically different landscape in the Windemere section of the lake, one filled with thousands of trees uprooted and homesMore >>
  • Montgomery public schools donating to storm victims

    Montgomery public schools donating to storm victims

    Tuesday, May 3 2011 7:38 PM EDT2011-05-03 23:38:13 GMT
    Tuesday, May 3 2011 7:38 PM EDT2011-05-03 23:38:23 GMT
    First grade school teacher Cassandra Wright is putting up another batch of paper lollipops, evidence the giving is still the lesson of the day at Dozier Elementary School in Montgomery. 11-year old Kylar Pettway says she came up with what she considers a good idea. "When you lose your home you just feel down," said Pettway. School principal Cindy McKenzie is proud of her students but not surprised. "This is what we teach them," said McKenzie. At last count 45 paper lollipops hav...More >>
    First grade school teacher Cassandra Wright is putting up another batch of paper lollipops, evidence the giving is still the lesson of the day at Dozier Elementary School in Montgomery. 11-year old KylarMore >>
  • Good news for River Region counties hit by storm

    Good news for River Region counties hit by storm

    Tuesday, May 3 2011 7:51 PM EDT2011-05-03 23:51:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 4 2011 7:46 AM EDT2011-05-04 11:46:56 GMT
    In the Wetumpka Civic Center, Elmore County engineer Ritchie Beyer delivered some much-needed good news to some local officials from Elmore and Tallapoosa Counties. "We just got word that we can use the U.S. Corp of Engineers to handle all the clean up. The county won't have to pay a dime in debris removal costs," said Beyer. That is a significant development when you consider Elmore County has 65 miles of roads affected by the storm, 200 homes severely damaged or destroyed, an...More >>
    In the Wetumpka Civic Center, Elmore County engineer Ritchie Beyer delivered some much-needed good news to some local officials from Elmore and Tallapoosa Counties. "We just got word that we can use theMore >>
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