Tuscaloosa, Alabama. April 2011

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Sep

6

Birmingham, AL: Camp Noah’s Special Visitor

article posted September 6th, 2012

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The participants at Camp Noah in Pratt City, an area of Birmingham, AL, had quite a surprise yesterday when First Lady Michelle Obama came to visit. The camp is a ministry begun by Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota in 1997 to help children affected by disasters process the experience. It was being hosted by Lutheran [...]

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Aug

27

Lutheran Ministries Prepares for Isaac

article posted August 27th, 2012

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PRESS RELEASE:
FOR IMIDIATE RELEASE:
LUTHERAN MINISTRIES OF ALABAMA RESPONDS TO TROPICAL STORM ISAAC
August 27, 2012
Lutheran Ministries of Alabama (LMA) has begun its preparedness routine for response to Tropical Storm Isaac in South Alabama. In the coming days and weeks LMA will be requesting teams of skilled volunteers to help with the relief phase of recovery for [...]

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Aug

27

Alabama Declares State of Emergency

article posted August 27th, 2012

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OFFICE OF GOVERNOR ROBERT BENTLEY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2012
Governor Bentley Declares State of Emergency, Issues Evacuation Orders Due to Expected Impact from Isaac
MONTGOMERY – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley on Sunday declared a statewide State of Emergency and issued mandatory evacuation orders ahead of Isaac’s expected landfall as a hurricane along the Gulf Coast.
“I [...]

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Jan

10

Family Receives New Home!

article posted January 10th, 2012

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ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 9/04/2011: MOBILE, Alabama — Tropical Storm Lee nearly claimed four victims early Sunday morning when it spawned what was likely a tornado in south Mobile County.
The violent weather knocked down dozens of trees, one of which split a mobile home in two as family members lay inside.
Todd Guice, who lives off of Dauphin [...]

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Oct

20

Tornado victims move into new home

article posted October 20th, 2011

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By Trevor Stokes
Staff Writer
Published: Friday, July 1, 2011 at 3:30 a.m.
Tornado victims move into new home
The Hughes family became the first residents to move into a new house Thursday — a little more than two months after a tornado blew away their home. The three-bedroom home was the first to be completed while several more [...]

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Oct

20

Dedication of Home Brings Relief and Joy

article posted October 20th, 2011

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Dedication of Home in Phil Campbell Brings Relief and Joy

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It could easily have been mistaken for an open house held by a real estate agent for a new listing. Cars were parked on both sides of the street and people milled about outside. The front and back doors were [...]

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Oct

17

Phil Cambell Alabama

article posted October 17th, 2011

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THE RAILROAD TOWN WITH THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD
In the 1880s, a railroad work crew leader and engineer by the name of Phillip Campbell established a work camp near the location of modern Phil Campbell Alabama.  Mel Allen, a prominent Franklin County merchant wanted to establish a town near his store.  He told Campbell if [...]

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May

24

LMA Helps Counties Affected by Tornadoes

article posted May 24th, 2010

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On Saturday, April 24, a devastating series of tornados struck Alabama leaving in its wake a trail of destruction extending across cental and north east Alabama. Hardest hit were Walker, Marshall and DeKalb counties.

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