Rockdale County was named a ‘StormReady’ community by the National Weather Service, one of 67 such sites in the state, at the Feb. 8 Board of Commissioners meeting. Sheriff Jeff Wigington, the county’s Emergency Management coordinator, credited Capt. Myra Pearrell with the achievement.
“They can do what they can in Peachtree City, we can do what we can on our part, but it’s up to you to take care of your individual family and be prepared for several days, sometimes.”
(L-R) Commissioner Oz Nesbitt, Chairman Richard Oden, Wigington, Pearrell, Barry Gooden, NWS Meteorologist, Commissioner JaNice VanNess, Don Ash, Emergency Management Association of Georgia Area 7 Chairman, Lans Rothfusz, Meteorologist in Charge, NWS in Peachtree City.