More than $2 million in state aid has been disbursed to residents of Hurley whose homes were damaged or destroyed in a flash flood more than a year ago, the governor’s office announced Wednesday. But a shortage of available contractors and a need for documentation may be hampering efforts to distribute more money. The money, […]
Southwest Virginia Flooding
Recovering from a devastating flash flood
Grant will pay for additional caseworker to help flood victims in Buchanan County
The Appalachian Regional Commission has made a $100,000 grant related to the July flooding in Whitewood.
A flood took their homes. Three months later, some in the community are frustrated by the pace of recovery.
Three months after a flash flood devastated parts of Buchanan County, winter looms for residents who lost homes.
FEMA denies financial help to Buchanan County property owners after July flood
The denial comes a year after the federal agency rejected a similar request from Hurley for a different flood.
State aid for Hurley flood victims to arrive ‘well before Christmas,’ governor announces
FEMA rejected requests for aid for victims of the August 2021 flood in Buchanan County, prompting the state to step in.
Buchanan, Tazewell county flooding in July approved for federal aid
President Biden approved a disaster declaration.
Congressional delegation seeks federal disaster declaration, aid for flood-ravaged Southwest Virginia
Warner, Kaine, Griffith cite previous request for federal aid for Hurley, ask Biden to consider “cumulative impact on this community.”
‘We have to figure out how to deal with the water in a better way’
A year after a flash flood killed one person and left dozens of families homeless in the Buchanan County community of Hurley, cleanup continues. So does planning for how to keep the next flood from wreaking such devastation.
Cardinal News recognized for Hurley flood coverage
The Institute for Nonprofit News named the coverage as a finalist in its annual awards.
Food City raises more than $153,000 for Buchanan flood relief; more . . .
From elsewhere: Hearing set for large-scale solar project in Halifax County. Iconic Marion building demolished. Part of Poor Mountain to remain undeveloped.