An Ashland City sawmill will have to pay out nearly $12,000 in fines and back wages, following an investigation by the US Department of Labor.
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The Ashland City Mayor is being singled out for leadership following last May’s flooding. Gary Norwood will receive the Phoenix Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration, which makes low-interest loans to pay for repairs after disasters.
A 19-year old Marine from Christiana was killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense statements released on Monday said Pfc. Vincent Gammone III died Saturday.
Many Tennessee residents continue to wait for floodwaters to recede before they can assess the damage caused by weekend rains. The subsequent flooding killed 21 people in the state – a new fatality was confirmed today in Memphis.
Rescue operations in the state have now been limited to Davidson and Cheatham counties. Both areas continue to deal with the high waters of the Cumberland River. Near Ashland City, search parties are taking to the water in boats making sure everyone’s accounted for.
If you are a flood victim in Davidson, Williamson, Cheatham, Hickman, Dyer, or Montgomery county, register at www.fema.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Businesses and residents in these counties may be eligible for financial assistance to help recover from the flood.
Opry Mills Mall is closed until further notice, and that has the mall’s employees wondering what to do next.
Rescue efforts continue in Tennessee after record weekend flooding. National Guard units are airlifting meals ready to eat in rural areas still cut off by flood waters.
Initial test results show that the air around Ashland City Elementary is safe to breathe, despite being topping USAToday’s ranking of the nation’s –quote- “most polluted schools.”