Nervous residents, public officials and emergency-services personnel continue to keep anxious eyes on the skies and on the ground this weekend as past rainfall has resulted in flooding conditions throughout the area, including in Jackson and Vinton counties.
Jackson city firefighter Jeff Young (standing) helps guide a rowboat with Jackson residents Ethel Queen and Jimmy Walker who were rescued Thursday after flood waters threatened their Central Avenue homes on the city’s north side. Flood waters did not actually get into their homes on Thursday, but the decision was made to evacuate them as a precaution. (Photo Courtesy Of Ron Queen)
Thursday, February 22, 2018