July 23, 2014

County employees deployed to Alabama for disaster relief

Tom Erickson, left, and Adam Crowe have been deployed to Clanton, Ala. The pair, both Johnson County employees are helping with disaster recovery in the tornado-strewn area. This isn’t the first time county employees have been deployed after a tornado. They also assisted in Greensburg in 2007. Submitted photo

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

Tom Erickson,

County provides emergency texting service

Amy Cunningham

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.…