CTTF conducts training exercise at Plant Kraft - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

CTTF conducts training exercise at Plant Kraft

PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) - Georgia Power is partnering with the Georgia Counter Terrorism Task Force to conduct a field training exercise to prepare for possible physical facility threats that result from acts of terrorism.

The training will take place at Plant Kraft from 3:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. in Port Wentworth. The Georgia Counter Task Force is notifying the public that they may see an increase in authorities from GSP, DNR and Georgia Office of Homeland Security in the areas surrounding Plant Kraft and in Pooler, GA.

The exercise will serve as a simulation and is designed to bring together all assets to help the CTTF be better prepared to detect, deter and prevent acts of terrorism within Georgia.

The Georgia Counter Task Force is made up with six state agencies, including:

  • Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Office of Homeland Security
  • Georgia Information Sharing and Analysis Center
  • Georgia Department of Natural Resources
  • Georgia Bureau of Investigation
  • Georgia National Guard - 4th Civil Support Team
  • Georgia State Patrol

The Chatham County Sheriff's Office is also providing canine support.

Copyright 2010 WTOC. All rights reserved.                                                   

  • NewsNewsMore>>

  • Voters prepare for Georgia's primary election

    Voters prepare for Georgia's primary election

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:18:31 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    For Georgia voters, early voting is officially over as the Georgia Primary is only three days away. Tuesday will see many Georgians heading to the polls to vote for General Primary and Nonpartisan election. "I know that this is an earlier season this year," said Governor Nathan Deal. "We were required  to move our primary dates up." The Governor says that it doesn't matter who you're voting for, as long as you get it done.  "We're a...

    More >>

    For Georgia voters, early voting is officially over as the Georgia Primary is only three days away. Tuesday will see many Georgians heading to the polls to vote for General Primary and Nonpartisan election. "I know that this is an earlier season this year," said Governor Nathan Deal. "We were required  to move our primary dates up." The Governor says that it doesn't matter who you're voting for, as long as you get it done.  "We're a...

    More >>
  • Congress of New Urbanism looks to make Savannah bicyclists, pedestrians safer

    Congress of New Urbanism looks to make Savannah bicyclists, pedestrians safer

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:15 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:15:15 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    The Congress of New Urbanism architects presented their findings from a Legacy Project they've worked on throughout May to the community on what can be done to develop the East side of Savannah on Saturday. One of their main goals is to create a balance between automobiles and pedestrians or bicycles.  "Neighborhoods like the east side are missing their incomplete neighborhoods," said architect and urbanist Dhiru Thadani. "When I think about a neighborho...

    More >>

    The Congress of New Urbanism architects presented their findings from a Legacy Project they've worked on throughout May to the community on what can be done to develop the East side of Savannah on Saturday. One of their main goals is to create a balance between automobiles and pedestrians or bicycles.  "Neighborhoods like the east side are missing their incomplete neighborhoods," said architect and urbanist Dhiru Thadani. "When I think about a neighborho...

    More >>
  • Locals celebrate royal wedding at Pooler's Pie Society

    Locals celebrate royal wedding at Pooler's Pie Society

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-05-20 01:36:42 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    As thousands celebrated the royal wedding in the United Kingdom, people in Chatham County took to British-run Pie Society to indulge in British traditions to celebrate Great Britain's new royal. 

    More >>

    As thousands celebrated the royal wedding in the United Kingdom, people in Chatham County took to British-run Pie Society to indulge in British traditions to celebrate Great Britain's new royal. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly