Franklin, Fentress, Grainger, Hamilton, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Jefferson, Moore,
Morgan, Pickett, Scott and Union to Receive Public Assistance for Recovery
NASHVILLE – Governor Bill Haslam today announced the federal government has authorized a major disaster declaration for 13 middle and east Tennessee counties, impacted as a result of the storms and flooding that began in the state on Feb. 28, 2011.
Knox and surrounding counties eligible for low-interest loans to individuals and businesses
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced today the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has granted his request for a disaster declaration for Knox and eight contiguous counties in Tennessee following the severe storms and flooding in February.
Small Business Administration loan program sought for Knox County
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has asked President Obama to declare 13 East and Middle Tennessee counties eligible for the federal public assistance programs for local governments following the storms and flooding that began Feb. 28, 2011.
“This process will be handled swiftly and as efficiently as possible,” said Gov. Haslam. “We will ensure that these counties and individuals receive all eligible assistance.”
Four Deaths Attributed to Monday’s Weather
NASHVILLE – Governor Bill Haslam today expressed sympathy for the families of the four individuals that lost their lives during Monday’s storms and flooding. Weather-related fatalities occurred in Franklin, Polk, Robertson, and Rutherford counties, according to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA).