WASHINGTON – U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for several counties in Mississippi affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began on April 28, 2014.
“The … Read more
May 5, 2014 –Team Rubicon (TR), a veteran-led disaster relief organization which has been active in recovery efforts since shortly after the deadly tornado outbreak last week, continues disaster recovery operations to support Winston County and other … Read more
May 2, 2014 – As Mississippi and Alabama dig out from last week’s tornadoes, President Barack Obama declared seven counties damaged by the storms, federal disaster areas. This will allow individuals and local governments in those counties … Read more
Jackson, MS—The Secretary of State’s Office encourages Mississippians to be mindful when donating to disaster relief organizations in the wake of the recent storm activity.
“Mississippians are at their best when someone is in need,” says Secretary … Read more
Approximately 103 national service members have deployed or are pending deployment to Arkansas, Mississippi and Kansas in response to Monday’s deadly severe weather outbreak.
Some 34 AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members, based at the AmeriCorps … Read more
The Winston County Health Department will offer several opportunities for a special “fast lane” vaccination clinic this week for anyone needing a free Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) vaccination.
Although Cathy Barnes lives in Greenwood, she still has ties to her hometown of Louisville.
When a line of thunderstorms and tornadoes struck the state on Monday, Barnes said, she thought of people back home.… Read more