Nearly a year and a half ago, I was approached by a group of individuals in my Lake Arrowhead neighborhood in Cherokee County who were interested in teaming together to form a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). With little hesitation, I signed up to be a part of the group. Lake Arrowhead is an isolated [...]
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Last year could arguably be called the “Year of Disasters.” Around the globe and here at home, natural disasters seemed to come one right after the other. From January’s devastating earthquake in Haiti to the wildfire, tornadoes and icy weather that affected Georgia, 2010 was a year that reminded us that natural disasters can strike [...]