Community remembers tornado one year later

On the night of March 3, 2020, a devastating EF4 tornado took the lives of 19 people in Putnam County. Our community has never been the same. ‚ÄúRecovery has been difficult. Many of us were affected in different ways. For me, anytime a weather radio goes off, it kind of freaks me out. My brother…

Tennessee tornadoes join record-breaking list of billion-dollar natural disasters in 2020

The two deadly tornadoes that struck Tennessee in March are among the record-breaking billion-dollar natural disasters of 2020 in the United States, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2020 State of Climate report. In 2020, there were 22 disasters across the nation where damage totaled more than $1 billion, according to NOAA. The…