Just a little over two months after the devastating storms that killed 23 Lee County residents and left many people without homes, organizations in the area are helping to give back a sense of normalcy.
“I am honored and humbled..." Taggart said. “I personally believe that an airport is the official calling card to your city because it gives travelers the first and last impression of what your city has to offer.”
The report determined that FEMA violated the Privacy Act of 1974 and Department of Homeland Security policy by releasing the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and the California wildfires in 2017.
While thousands of volunteers flocked to Lee County to lend a helping hand after the deadly EF-4 tornado touched down, many scammers were also in the area, trying to take advantage of those looking to rebuild.
“I’d like to say that what he’s being accused of is a horrible crime," Mrs. McCraney said. "I grieve for the families of the young ladies. However, I’m here to let you know that the man behind those bars is innocent.”
Volunteers are continuing to offer their services in Lee County as the community is working to clean up and pick pieces of their lives off of the ground after tornadoes, one an EF-4, that devastated parts of Beauregard.