The couple brought their camper trailer with them to stay in while they volunteered with an organization in Lee County. Before leaving, they contacted the mayor of Smiths Station to see if they could donate the trailer to a family in need.
Some residents in Beauregard said they hear sirens before tornadoes struck 10 days ago. There are others who said they heard nothing. Lee County EMA officials said people shouldn’t depend solely on these sirens.
An outpouring of support and love from across the country has come to the Chattahoochee Valley this past week. Volunteers from as far away as Ohio and Arizona bringing their helping hands to our community.
Many say that as they look back on the week they feel sad for the lives and possessions lost but that they are also encouraged by how the overflow of support and community pulled together and helped their own
As the warnings of a tornado were issued to residents of Barbour County - Lt. Ethan Parrish and Driver Engineer Corey Crozier started preparing equipment in anticipation of helping others. Everything changed when they got the call the EF-2 tornado was headed right to them.
The National Weather Service in Birmingham says the first tornado that impacted Lee County Sunday afternoon was an EF-4 and at least half a mile wide. The winds were estimated to be as high as 170 mph, blowing debris thousands of yards.
U-Haul® Companies of Central Alabama and Southern Georgia are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage after several destructive tornadoes tore through the states on Sunday evening.