February 7, 2016

County employees deployed to Alabama for disaster relief

Two Johnson County employees have been deployed for up to two weeks to assist in recovery efforts in the aftermath of deadly tornadoes in Alabama. Tom Erickson, public information officer for the Sheriff’s Office, and Adam Crowe, assistant director of community preparedness for Johnson County Emergency Management and Homeland Security, left for Clanton, Ala., on Continue Reading

County provides emergency texting service

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Thanks to a text messaging system implemented by Johnson County Emergency Management, residents now have an extra line of defense at their fingertips when preparing for incoming severe weather or other emergencies that might affect the area. According to Adam Crowe, assistant director of community preparedness, JOCOALERT is an SMS text messaging Continue Reading