Fri., February 8, 2013 4:23pm
Volunteers are making one final push Saturday to clean up the remaining debris in Adairsville after a tornado last week tore through part of the city.
Fri., February 1, 2013 9:03am
Authorities believe a tornado swelled to 900 yards wide -- more than four times the width of the Georgia Dome -- as it tore across northwest Georgia for nearly 22 miles. National Weather Service officials said the Wednesday twister had an estimated peak wind speed of 160 mph when it slammed into Adairsville.
Mon., March 5, 2012 9:05am
The Paulding Northwest Regional Airport is closed indefinitely after severe weather mangled 19 aircraft and left the hangar in shreds. Meanwhile, students are expected to return to Poole Elementary School Monday, where part of the roof was ripped off and a wall was damaged when the twister swept through Friday night.
Fri., September 9, 2011 8:57am
Authorities estimate that a tornado and strong storms in north Georgia inflicted at least $15 million in damage. Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said Thursday that the damage estimate was preliminary and could grow as homeowners and insurers continue to assess the damage. He said property owners have filed nearly 4,000 claims.
Tue., August 30, 2011 4:10pm
Georgia homeowners are likely in line for another round of rate-hikes on their insurance premiums. Several of the state’s largest insurers are asking the Department of Insurance for rate increases.
Wed., May 25, 2011 2:54pm
A spate of recent natural disasters could bump Georgia insurance rates, but not right away. State insurance officials say April tornadoes caused $145 million in losses. The Georgia Office of the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner reviews rate increase requests. An official says the 2008 tornadoes, not this year's, are affecting current requests.
Thu., May 12, 2011 6:28am
Georgia has received a $5 million federal grant to create temporary jobs cleaning up tornado damage from April's deadly storms.
Wed., May 11, 2011 7:48am
Federal officials Tuesday approved food assistance for tornado victims in 25 Georgia counties.
Fri., May 6, 2011 10:04am
The Georgia Board of Education will consider a request by local school systems for waivers on making up school days lost because of tornadoes that struck the state last week.
Wed., May 4, 2011 10:44am
Officials in Catoosa County and the city of Ringgold say the pickup of debris from last week's tornadoes will begin soon and they're arranging for help from private contractors.