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39 GA counties declared major disaster areas after February winter storms

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BULLOCH CO., GA (WTOC) -

Gov. Nathan Deal announced President Obama approved hisrequest for a major disaster declaration for 39 counties that sustained damage duringthe February winter storm.

Counties included in our area include Bulloch, Candler,Emanuel, Jenkins and Screven counties.

The declaration allows for the federal government toreimburse 75 percent of eligible expenditures and damage costs.

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