Gov. Bentley declares State of Emergency for Alabama - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Gov. Bentley declares State of Emergency for Alabama

(WXTX) -

Governor Robert Bentley on Monday declared a State of Emergency for all Alabama counties as a result of severe weather impacting the state.

"Some of our communities have already experienced significant damage as a result of the tornadoes that began moving through Alabama earlier today," Governor Robert Bentley said. "By issuing a State of Emergency, I am directing all state agencies to take necessary actions to respond to Alabama communities that need help."

The Alabama Emergency Agency is activating the State Emergency Operations Center in Clanton to a level two at 7 p.m. Monday. All first responders and law enforcement personnel are already out assisting communities that have experienced damage.

In addition, Governor Bentley has authorized the mobilization of 100 Alabama National Guard members to be on stand-by and ready to assist communities if needed.

 

  • Bentley resignsThe resignation of Gov. BentleyMore>>

  • Alabama lawmakers moving forward after Bentley resignation

    Alabama lawmakers moving forward after Bentley resignation

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-04-12 01:23:00 GMT
    (Source: Parker Branton/WTVM)(Source: Parker Branton/WTVM)

    Questions swirling around the capitol Tuesday now that former Governor Robert Bentley is out of office and former Lt. Governor Kay Ivey is now the 45th Governor of the state of Alabama.

    More >>

    Questions swirling around the capitol Tuesday now that former Governor Robert Bentley is out of office and former Lt. Governor Kay Ivey is now the 45th Governor of the state of Alabama.

    More >>
  • Answer sought over who pays Bentley adviser Rebekah Mason

    Thursday, March 24 2016 11:20 PM EDT2016-03-25 03:20:43 GMT
    Friday, March 25 2016 8:56 AM EDT2016-03-25 12:56:53 GMT

    Facts seem to outweigh questions at this point. Raycom political analyst Ken Hare thinks those questions will shift toward Rebekah Mason,Gov. Bentley's political adviser and the woman with whom he's accused of having an affair.

    More >>

    Facts seem to outweigh questions at this point. Raycom political analyst Ken Hare thinks those questions will shift toward Rebekah Mason,Gov. Bentley's political adviser and the woman with whom he's accused of having an affair.

    More >>
  • SLIDESHOW: Disgraced American governors

    SLIDESHOW: Disgraced American governors

    Monday, April 10 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-04-11 02:29:29 GMT

    Dr. Robert Bentley joined a list of disgraced governors on Monday, but he is far from the first.  

    More >>

    Dr. Robert Bentley joined a list of disgraced governors on Monday, but he is far from the first.  

    More >>
Powered by Frankly