Tag: Tennessee Floods

It’s a Dam Shame…

The role of Tennessee’s many dams played in the floods that caused devastation and destruction across the state earlier this month has been a hot topic over the past several days. Yesterday, the Nashville City Paper reported Rep. Jim Cooper…

TN Flood CrisisWiki

Laura Creekmore has once again outdone herself by creating a wiki for the Tennessee Floods. And she has created a Facebook page where people are trading information regarding localized services available across the state.

Clarksville Flood Relief Concert

From the Leaf Chronicle: Saturday, the “DAM IT with Music” concert raises money for the local Red Cross. Get all the details in Friday’s edition of Go in The Leaf-Chronicle. ‘DAM IT WITH MUSIC’ FLOOD RELIEF CONCERT WHEN: 2-8 p.m.…

Digging Out in Dyersburg

The Dyersburg State Gazette reports that the Forked Deer River is below flood stage and officials are having trouble finding places to house people. Some of the assistance FEMA provides includes rental assistance programs, uninsured medical losses, transient accommodations, vehicle…

Hickman County Recovery Woes

Just because the Feds have declared you a Disaster Area, doesn’t mean you’ve got the scratch to pay for the up-front costs of the clean up. WPLN has the story Some 22 roads in Hickman County are still out, and…

Stories From the Floods

I’m sure there are thousands of stories from the recent floods that devastated 42 counties across the state. Here’s one from Memphis Connect about a family that’s had more than their fair share of disasters. “When we woke up at…

New Disaster Recovery Centers Opening

FEMA has opened three new Disaster Recovery Centers in the state. From the TN.GOV newsroom: Three additional Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are open in middle and west Tennessee to provide assistance to people affected by the severe storms and flooding…

Morning Coffee – Line in the Sand Edition

As Trace noted yesterday it’s budget time in Tennessee. Actually, it’s been budget time since the legislature got in session. Now that they’ve worked their way through all the “Guns in everywhere” and “Freedom from healthcare decisions” bills they’re left…

Dyersburg Digs Out From the Flood

The majority of the floodwaters having receded from Dyersburg, the city is restoring services to areas previously under water and allowing homeowners back into the neighborhoods. In addition, the city is waiving city permit fees for renovation projects. There are…

TEMA and FEMA Disaster Relief Facebook Page

From the release: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) today announced an online hub for collaborative information-sharing through Facebook for the response and recovery to severe weather and flooding in Tennessee. The webpage,…