Recovery committee meets for final time since 2011 tornadoes - WNEM TV 5

Recovery committee meets for final time since 2011 tornadoes

Posted: Updated:
JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

It's been two years since tornadoes ravaged North Alabama.

But, the work for the Jackson and DeKalb County Long-term Recovery Committee is just now coming to an end.

The group recently held their final meeting since the storms first broke out on April 27, 2011.

Volunteers came from 27 states and from Canada, too.

"It wears us out sometimes and stretches us and it keeps us busy, but it's been a good-busy, because we know we're doing a good thing. We know we're helping people and we give God all the glory," said committee chairman David Patty.

So far, the projects have run close to a total of $670,000.

Patty said, however, they have volunteers scheduled for the next several months.

He expects the final work to be completed sometime in August. 

Copyright 2013 WAFF. All rights reserved

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Body found outside Great Lakes Bay Health Center

    Body found outside Great Lakes Bay Health Center

    Saturday, May 27 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-05-27 21:04:05 GMT

    The body of a man has been found in Saginaw Saturday afternoon. 

    More >

    The body of a man has been found in Saginaw Saturday afternoon. 

    More >
  • Breaking: Missing man has memory issues, needs medication

    Breaking: Missing man has memory issues, needs medication

    Sunday, May 28 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-05-28 17:25:51 GMT
    William “Bill” Brown (Source: Family)William “Bill” Brown (Source: Family)

    William “Bill” Brown, 85, was last seen near his home on the northeast side of Midland on Saturday afternoon.

    More >

    William “Bill” Brown, 85, was last seen near his home on the northeast side of Midland on Saturday afternoon.

    More >
  • One person arrested in home invasion that left a woman critically injured

    One person arrested in home invasion that left a woman critically injured

    Sunday, May 28 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-05-28 20:55:33 GMT

    One person has been arrested in connection to a home invasion that left a woman badly injured. 

    More >

    One person has been arrested in connection to a home invasion that left a woman badly injured. 

    More >
Powered by Frankly
WNEM
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, WNEM; Saginaw, MI. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.