Food and Cash Assistance Programs for Eligible Flood Victims Starts Monday
WHAT: The Tennessee Department of Human Services today received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to operate the Disaster and Replacement Food Stamp programs for eligible flood victims in three recently declared disaster counties: Cannon, Giles and Marshall. Current Food Stamp Program beneficiaries may qualify for replacement benefits if they lost food due to power outages of 12 hours or more. Residents NOT currently enrolled in the program may be eligible for disaster food stamps.
Sinkhole Repairs Complete at Mile Marker 127 near Coffee County Line
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – I-24 East at mile marker 127 in Grundy County near the Coffee County Line is now open to traffic. The roadway reopened at approximately 6:00 a.m. CT Saturday, May 22. I-24 had been closed for several days as a result of a massive sinkhole that developed suddenly on the morning of Tuesday, May 18.