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By Michele Smith
the Times 

Board of Columbia County Commissioners discuss flood aftermath


February 27, 2020

DAYTON—During their regular meeting on Tuesday of last week, the Board of Columbia County Commissioners discussed the aftermath of the Feb. 6 flood with County Emergency Management Director Ashley Strickland, and County Public Works Director Charles Eaton.

“For as much water as we had, we got lucky. Other than our roads, we really don’t have a ton of damage. We had a lot of houses that had water in them, but not a lot of houses that are total losses. Some need drywall four feet up the wall, and that is relatively minor,” Ashley Strickland said. “The dikes and levees in Dayton did...

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