Friday, May 24 2013 9:24 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:24:18 GMT
Concealed weapon permits are popular certain parts of Louisiana, though some of locations may surprise you. Louisiana Department of Public Safety officials gave a report to state legislators detailingMore >>
Concealed weapon permits are popular in certain parts of Louisiana, though some locations may surprise you.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:45:03 GMT
Officers are on the scene of a deadly shooting in East Feliciana Parish. There is very little information right now, but we're told it happened around 4 p.m. at a home on Highway 10, near Smith Road, justMore >>
Investigators have arrested a suspect in a murder that happened on Friday afternoon in a small community near Clinton.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:49:23 GMT
A teenager was killed and a second was arrested on DUI charges in an overnight accident, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Investigators say a BMW being driven by 18-year-old Cameron StringfellowMore >>
A teenager was killed and a second was arrested on DUI charges in an overnight accident, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:57 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:57:02 GMT
Friday afternoon's elimination game was a bit of déjà vu with No. 2 LSU (50-9) and Alabama (34-26) colliding once again. Even more so when the Tigers won 3-2 to knock the Tide out of the SEC Tournament.More >>
Friday afternoon's elimination game was a bit of déjà vu with No. 2 LSU and Alabama colliding once again. Even more so when the Tigers won 3-2 to knock the Tide out of the SEC Tournament.More >>
MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -
The agricultural impact from the storm has exceeded $260 million, and that's just for trees that were damaged or uprooted.
When tornados blew through Alabama on April 27th, trees directly in the path were stripped, broken, uprooted, or blown onto somebody's house or property.
State Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan visited Huntsville and said forestry took a major hit.
"Estimates are that over 200,000 acres were heavily damaged. The value of that--260 million dollars. That is substantial," said McMillan.
With all those trees on the ground, who's going to pick them up?
"It's the land owner's responsibility. If they have downed timber, I would encourage them to determine if there is any value and to try and locate someone....turn it into some dollars if they can. If it's of no value, it's the land owners responsibility to clean it up if they want to," said Thomas Atkinson, Madison County Executive Director for the farm service agency..
USDA Farm Service agency's tree assistance program provides financial assistance to qualifying orchardists and nursery tree growers to replant or rehabilitate eligible trees, bushes and vines damaged by natural disasters.