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By Delivrine Registre - bio | email

DECATUR COUNTY, GA (WALB) - Heavy rain continues to make a big impact here in South Georgia. Two dozen families have been evacuated in Decatur County Sunday night because of rising creek and river levels.

24 homes along the Slough Loop were evacuated Sunday afternoon. So far a total of 40 homes along the Slough and Flint Rivers have water inside.

A shelter has not been opened up. Six of the evacuated families have been put up in hotels.The rest are staying with family and friends.

The Flint River is expected to crest in Bainbridge at around 30 feet early Monday morning.

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