Board requests emergency declaration after floods

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

In his first official act as the new Carroll County Emergency Management Director, Ken Strachan updated supervisors on the aftermath of five days of heavy rains that caused water to flood roads, roads to wash out, widespread flooding and mudslides.

Strachan said from Tuesday to Saturday, the county saw almost 10 inches of rain.




Inspirational

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

One of the most difficult decisions for a high school student is deciding what direction to go after graduation. Do you go to a four year or two year college? Trade school? Military? Straight to work? Sometimes, students need a push in the right direction and one woman in Carroll County decided to do just that for the students at J.Z.








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