Tag: Tennessee Floods

FEMA To Help Renters

This is excellent news for people who rent and lost their shelter and possessions in the flood. Renters whose homes — apartments, mobile homes or houses — were made uninhabitable due to severe storm damage may qualify for assistance from…

Cool People Care Help Out Rural Farms

With this poster: From their website: All of the proceeds from the sale of these posters will go directly to the Tennessee Farm Disaster Response Fund which is associated with the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. No one will forget…

Relief Concert Raises Over $11k

It’s been nearly a month since the devastating floods that struck communities across Tennessee. In that time there have been all manner of relief efforts, from calls for donations and volunteers, to concerts and other events. Last weekend there was…

Helping the Farms

Governor Bredesen has issued a Federal Farm Assistance Request covering 13 counties in Middle and West Tennessee. From the TN.GOV press release: Bredesen made the request this week in a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The 13…

Don’t Wait to File for Relief

That’s Congressman Bart Gordon’s advice in a guest column that appeared in the Saturday edition of the Daily News Journal. From the article: Even as many people in Tennessee have returned to normal routines, those families who were hit the…

Feed the Need in Dyersburg Tomorrow

The Dyersburg State Gazette reports that Feed the Need Food Pantry needs volunteers for their distribution effort tomorrow morning. From the article Volunteers are greatly needed for this event due to the increased size of the program. Close to 1500…

Turner Resolution Calls for Investigation

House Democratic Caucus Chair, Mike Turner has sponsored a resolution urging the state’s congressional delegation to “initiate investigative hearings on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers relative to water releases from dams serving Middle Tennessee during recent flooding and maintenance of…