DeKalb County EMA Director Anthony Clifton said a
Chattanooga lab confirmed that asbestos is not present in a sample from Valley Head.
The wall sample was sent to the lab last week from Valley
Head School. Emergency management and first responders had been called to
the school due to mold concerns.
The superintendent laid out his plan to correct the problem
at a meeting Monday night. School officials said there was good attendance.
Students were moved out of the high school building for
their protection. Cleanup crews are planning to go in as early as the end of
the week to begin work on the building.
School officials said they'll bring in portable classrooms,
and between those and auxiliary buildings, there should be enough room for
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The damage in Jacksonville has brought in volunteers from all over the state to help in the recovery.
A wind advisory remains in effect for tonight with winds gusting over 25 mph. Expect temperatures in the mid-30s by early tomorrow.
Many across Central and East Alabama are still without power, especially in one of the hardest hit areas near Jacksonville.
Governor Kay Ivey also stopping at the West Point Baptist Church as she made her way through Jacksonville.
A homeowner says his survival of Monday’s tornado is a miracle.