flood: 12 months after the great flood... - 09/22/10 03:55 AM
After the floods, 12 months later... 12 months ago today this area of Georgia was hit by the worst flooding in history.  It was called severe, epic, a 500 year flood.  No matter how it is described, the devastation was horrific. Many of the victims have rebuilt and moved back in to their homes.  However many of the homes are vacant and the home owners still displaced.  A friend of mine is still in negotiations with Cobb County and FEMA.  They are supposed to be buying his house from him but a year later it is still not concluded. As you … (3 comments)

flood: Cobb County, After the floods - 12/28/09 04:42 AM
After the floods...   12-28-2009 I drove past Legion Park in Austell, Ga. today.  It was a poignant reminder of the incredible amount of damage done by the September floods in our area. As you can see the park is closed and there was significant damage to the park and ball fields.

Legion Park 5514 Austell Powder Springs Rd., Austell, GA, 30106

 
Many home owners are still rebuilding.  In some areas there are still roads and bridges closed, and all over the southwest corner of Cobb County and the neighboring areas of Paulding and Douglas counties, there … (2 comments)

flood: The Georgia Drought vs. the Georgia Flood - 09/23/09 02:40 AM
The great drought vs. the great flood
Georgia Drought, Georgia Flood
Mother nature can certainly be unpredictable. In  October of 2007 I posted a blog about the drought here an Georgia.
Here  is a photo that I took at Sweetwater Creek State Park in Lithia Springs

This was the view from the bottom of the lake looking toward the bridge and the road.
Here is a link to a close up of the bridge on Sept 21, 2009 (AJC)
 


This is a view of the "deep" part of the lake.  Of course I was standing on the … (6 comments)

 
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