NewsChannel 5 and the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee established the Tennessee Emergency Response Fund in the wake of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes that struck the region.more>> A few cleanup efforts are available Saturday in Macon, Sumner and Houston counties. more>> Williamson Medical Center will donate $25,000 to help two Williamson County communities devastated by last week's tornadoes. more>> A disaster recovery center opened in Williamson County to help disaster survivors. The center is located at 5750 Pinewood Road at the intersection of Bending Chestnut Road in Franklin. more>> Donations and volunteers are needed for the effort organized at the request of the Sumner County Emergency Management Agency. more>> Last week's tornadoes caused death, damage and destruction. They also displaced many pets and livestock. more>> The warehouse behind the Tennessee National Guard Armory in Lafayette are overloaded with donated items. Donations have reached the capacity of a warehouse behind the shelter. more>> Volunteers are needed to help in the cleanup of private property in Macon County. Anyone who wishes to help should meet at Macon County Junior High School, 1003 Highway 52 Bypass East, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. or call 666-9367.more>> The Amercian Red Cross opened service centers to help individuals or families who live in areas affected by last week's tornadoes. One center opened in Hickman County. more>> The Mayor's Office Of Emergency Management and local organizations will have a donation drive at LP Field this weekend to benefit storm victims. more>> A big part of tornado relief is feeding the victims and volunteers. Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is donating its facilities and food to deliver hot meals to the hardest hit areas.more>> Mother Nature's worst is bringing out the best in others. In communities affected by Tuesday night's tornadoes, strangers continue to help strangers. more>> The Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing tornado cleanup. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Gallatin City Hall parking lot between 8-10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. more>> Nissan North America, Inc., announced Friday it would donate $120,000 in cash to the Nashville Area Red Cross to assist with tornado relief efforts. The Red Cross is coordinating relief efforts in Tennessee with other organizations. more>> Here is just a list of places accepting donations for the people hit by tragedy of the Feb. 5, 2008, tornadoes.
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130 Akersvillemore>> President Bush will visit Macon County on Friday to survey damage, meet with local officials and express support for people affected by the tornados. more>> Gov. Phil Bredesen has asked President Bush to declare 21 counties federal disaster areas following storms that ravaged the state Tuesday. He toured Madison, Shelby and Sumner counties.more>> Volunteers are manning feeding operations. They are distributing more than 3,000 meals and snacks each day and conducting disaster assessment in Macon, Sumner and Trousdale counties. more>> With the severe weather over, people have been left holding the rubble that use to be their homes, businesses and other buildings in their communities. Following four steps will help with filing insurance claims.more>> Lots people have been asking how they can help those affected by Tuesday's tornadoes. Here is a list of ways you can volunteer your time or money.more>> President Bush will visit Tennessee to comfort victims of the devastating string of tornadoes. The deaths in Tennessee were part of the deadliest barrage of twisters in almost two dozen years.more>> Find the nearest American Red Cross shelter to you.more>>
A pedestrian who was struck and critically injured by a car has died.more>> A pedestrian who was struck and critically injured by a car has died.more>> The Memphis Symphony Orchestra is going to jail - to perform, that is.more>> The Memphis Symphony Orchestra is going to jail - to perform, that is.more>> A woman and her pets were killed in a house fire in Robertson County.more>> A woman and her pets were killed in a house fire in Robertson County.
One person was killed after the car they were driving lost control and hit a utility pole.more>> One person was killed after the car they were driving lost control and hit a utility pole.more>> The winter weather has anyone spending even a short amount of time outside grabbing extra layers. The frigid temperatures are just as uncomfortable and can even be deadly for your pets.
The winter weather has anyone spending even a short amount of time outside grabbing extra layers. The frigid temperatures are just as uncomfortable and can even be deadly for your pets.