Falls Park Train Accident

July 13, 2018 Hannah Green
NEWS RELEASE DATE: June 30, 2018 TIME: 3:50 p.m. FROM: Deborah Gaither, Director 256.328-9876 (Cell) dgaither@cityofgadsden.com Noccalula Falls Park Train At approximately 1:05 p.m. today in Gadsden a Noccalula Falls Park Train overturned when entering a curve in the tracks near the petting zoo. There were injuries to some individuals who were riding the train
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Disaster Recovery Center

July 13, 2018 Hannah Green
NEWS RELEASE DATE:  May 9, 2018 TIME:  3:00 p.m. CONTACT:   Breonna Cole, Public Information Officer 256.549.4575 (Office) emapio@cityofgadsden.com             Disaster Recovery Center – DRC to Open Monday The Etowah County Disaster Recovery Center, operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and partners will open Monday, May 14th, 2018 at
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Weekend Severe Storms

July 20, 2018 emapio
Weekend Severe Storms TONIGHT – Severe storms are possible for Etowah County between 10 p.m. and 3 AM central time. The main threat will be damaging winds, however, an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. SATURDAY – Tomorrow, the threat of severe weather returns. Threats will include: damaging winds, hail, and the possibility of an
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Active Shooting Response Training Course #18-1458

July 30, 2018 emapio
Class will be held at Gadsden State Community College September 13, 2018 Hosted by Gadsden Police Department 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Price: $229.00 per person
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Etowah County LEPC & VOAD

August 8, 2018 emapio
The third annual meeting of the Etowah County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and the Etowah County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) was held on Thursday, August 2nd at 11:00 a.m. This meeting allowed members of both organizations to coordinate with vendors and other members. The Gadsden/Etowah County EMA would like to thank Gadsden
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National Preparedness Month

September 4, 2018 emapio
NEWS RELEASE   DATE:  August 31, 2018                                                                   TIME:  12:30 p.m. CONTACT:   Breonna Cole, Public Information Officer                256.549.4575 (Office)                                                                 emapio@cityofgadsden.com   National Preparedness Month
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County Impacted by Severe Storms

January 11, 2020 jtanner
NEWS RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2020 TIME: 6:00 p.m.                                      CONTACT: EMA 256.549.4575 (Office) ema@cityofgadsden.com   County Impacted by Severe Storms On January 11th, 2020 Etowah County was affected by a complex of severe storms – leaving a
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Officials Declare a Local State of Emergency

February 21, 2020 jtanner
NEWS RELEASE     DATE:            February 21, 2020                                                      TIME:  12:30 PM CONTACTS :   Deborah L. Gaither                                                                            Shane Ellison                                                       dgaither@cityofgadsden.com                                                                    sellison@etowahcounty.org   Officials Declare a Local State of Emergency Gadsden, AL –The Etowah County Commission, in conjunction with GECEMA, signed a local declaration today. This order affects all municipalities
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State Of Local Emergency

February 26, 2020 jtanner
Local State of Emergency for Etowah County, AL_02212020142405
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April 28, 2020 jtanner
DATE:             March 10, 2020                                          TIME:  5:00 PM CONTACT :   ema@cityofgadsden.com                                         256.549.4575 (Office)   Agencies, Personnel, and Leaders Continue to Plan for Infectious Diseases As the trend continues to rise and the number of states dealing with COVID-19 increase, local officials and agencies continue to plan what to do if illness affects those in Etowah
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Officials Declare a Local State of Emergency

April 28, 2020 jtanner
NEWS RELEASE DATE:  February 20, 2020                                                TIME:  1:00 PM CONTACT:   Deborah  L. Gaither                                   256.549.4575 (Office) dgaither@cityofgadsden.com     Officials Declare a Local State of Emergency Gadsden, AL – On the heels of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey formally signing a
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May Siren Test

April 28, 2020 jtanner
NEWS RELEASE DATE: May 14th, 2019                                                           TIME: 8:30 a.m. CONTACT: EMA                                                     256.549.4575 (Office)   ema@cityofgadsden.com     Monthly Siren Test  The Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency will be
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Impacts From Recent Storms Being Evaluated

April 28, 2020 jtanner
NEWS RELEASE DATE:  February 7, 2020                                                        TIME:  5:00 PM CONTACT:   Deborah  L. Gaither                               
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Continuity of Government

April 28, 2020 jtanner
NEWS RELEASE   DATE:  March 18, 2020                                                              TIME:  9:00 AM CONTACT:   EMA                                                                256.549.4575 (Office) ema@cityofgadsden.com     Officials Convene Continuity of Government Meeting  
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LEPC Meeting

April 28, 2020 jtanner
NEWS RELEASE     DATE: February 3, 2020                                                         TIME: 1:00 p.m. CONTACT: EMA                                                                    256.549.4575 (Office) ema@cityofgadsden.com  LEPC Meeting – February 6th, 2020
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Road Closures - Easter Tornado

April 28, 2020 jtanner
NEWS RELEASE DATE:  April 13, 2020                                                              TIME:  10:30 AM CONTACT:   EMA                             
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Easter Tornado Press Release

April 28, 2020 jtanner
NEWS RELEASE   DATE:  April 12, 2020                                                            TIME:  12:15 AM CONTACT:   EMA                             
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Pine Ridge Apartment Fire

October 21, 2020 jtanner
  Immediate Release     Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020                            Time:  4:45 p.m. Email:  ema@cityofgadsden.com     Contact:  Deborah Gaither – 256-328-9876     Pine Ridge Apartment Fire Recovery   Following yesterday’s devastating fire at Pine Ridge Apartments in Gadsden, Mayor Sherman Guyton said “we are so thankful that everyone is safe and we will assist them
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Hurricane Zeta

October 28, 2020 jtanner
NEWS RELEASE   DATE:  October 28, 2020                                                                 TIME:  11:40 a.m. CONTACT:   Breonna Cole, Emergency Management Specialist   256.549.4575 (Office) bcole@cityofgadsden.com     Hurricane Zeta   Etowah County is under a Tropical Storm Warning. Sustained winds of 39-57 mph are forecasted for this area. Sustained winds continue for an extended period, without interruption. Wind gusts of
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Corona Virus Spanish

November 9, 2020 jtanner
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