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Bulloch County VOAD Participating in Hurricane Preparedness Week

Bulloch County VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) a local non-profit that responds to humanitarian needs in times of disaster, is preparing for hurricane season during hurricane preparedness week. Each day this week we will be bringing you tips and ideas about hurricane preparedness. Last year Bulloch County were spared a major hurricane event. 2020 […]

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Be Hurricane Prepared: Stand Ready to Help Your Neighbors

Many Americans rely on their neighbors after a disaster, but there are also many ways you can help your neighbors before a hurricane approaches. Learn about all the different actions your community can take to prepare and recover from the hazards associated with hurricanes: ready.gov/neighbors Comprehensive preparedness requires the whole community to participate and FEMA places […]

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Be Prepared for a Hurricane: Get an Insurance Checkup Today

This Hurricane Preparedness Week, call your insurance company or agent and ask for an insurance checkup to make sure you have enough homeowners insurance to repair or even replace your home…and remember, standard homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flooding. Whether you’re a homeowner or renter, you’ll need a separate policy for flooding. floodsmart.gov. Act now as flood […]

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What to Do Before the Tropical Storm or Hurricane

Weather.gov > Safety > What to Do Before the Tropical Storm or Hurricane Hurricane Safety Watches and Warnings Plan for a Hurricane Take Action After a Hurricane Hurricane Resources Hurricane SafetyHurricane HazardsHurricane ClimatologyHistorical Hurricane TracksNational Hurricane CenterCentral Pacific Hurricane CenterWorldwide Tropical Cyclone Forecast CentersOutreach and Education Links and Partners The best time to prepare for a hurricane is before hurricane […]

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No make up days required for missed days during Hurricane Michael

Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson announced Thursday, during the Bulloch County Board of Education meeting, that he does not recommend make-up days for the three school days missed during Hurricane Michael. Wilson made the decision after listening to feedback from elementary, middle and high school principals and ensuring that teachers could still effectively remain on […]