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March 10, 2003

Albany--The Albany Water, Gas and Light Commission receives a check for over 343 thousand dollars to pay for damages from the Flood of 1994.

|Georgia Emergency Management agent Bill Blackwell gave W.G.and L. Fiscal Affairs Director John Vansant the check. It's to reimburse W.G.and L. for relocating their operations building on Front Street to their new facility on Lilly Pond Road.

W.G.and L. has spent 3 and a half million dollars to move the operations center to higher ground out of the flood zone.

G.E.M.A. also presented two checks totaling 86 thousand 500 dollars to Sumter County for damages from the 1994 flood.

Crisp County received nearly 19 thousand dollars Friday for building a new public safety shelter.

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