Mudslide destroys home in Carroll Co., other homes at risk - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Mudslide destroys home in Carroll Co., other homes at risk

Heavy rains caused a mudslide in Carroll County that destroyed a home near Highway 36 and the Ohio River. Heavy rains caused a mudslide in Carroll County that destroyed a home near Highway 36 and the Ohio River.
No one was home when the rental property was destroyed. No one was home when the rental property was destroyed.
Officials worried about other homes in the area. Officials worried about other homes in the area.
At least one other in the area was evacuated. At least one other in the area was evacuated.

CARROLL COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - Heavy rains caused a mudslide in Carroll County that destroyed a home near Highway 36 and the Ohio River.

According to Ed Webb, director of the Carroll County Emergency Management Agency, the house was a rental property. No one was inside when the mudslide happened.

[RELATED NEWS: Flooding closes roads, causes treacherous conditions]

Webb said officials are worried about other homes in the area. One other home has been evacuated.

They are not too concerned about the river rising, causing additional flooding, Webb said, although he added, "Things could change."

A geologist from the Kentucky Geological Survey Office who specializes in mudslides is on the scene evaluating the situation. 

Copyright 2014 WAVE 3 News. All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • 'Hurricane Hoedown' to benefit families, first responders affected by Harvey & Irma

    'Hurricane Hoedown' to benefit families, first responders affected by Harvey & Irma

    Monday, September 25 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-09-25 19:01:33 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Crisp County Sheriff's Office has teamed up with a South Georgia wedding hotspot to help out.

    More >>

    In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Crisp County Sheriff's Office has teamed up with a South Georgia wedding hotspot to help out.

    More >>
  • South Georgia Food Bank takes special delivery from Canada

    South Georgia Food Bank takes special delivery from Canada

    Monday, September 25 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-09-25 17:37:58 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    Prince Edward Island, Canada shipped more than 42,000 pounds of vegetables to Second Harvest of South Georgia's Thomasville distribution center. Those vegetables will be distributed to Irma victims in Florida. "They were willing to do whatever it took to get produce into this affected area," said Foodbank CEO Frank Richards. It's not every day that you get a call from the prime minister of Canada, but Second Harvest staff says that connection lead to a shipment of 42,500 ...

    More >>

    Prince Edward Island, Canada shipped more than 42,000 pounds of vegetables to Second Harvest of South Georgia's Thomasville distribution center. Those vegetables will be distributed to Irma victims in Florida. "They were willing to do whatever it took to get produce into this affected area," said Foodbank CEO Frank Richards. It's not every day that you get a call from the prime minister of Canada, but Second Harvest staff says that connection lead to a shipment of 42,500 ...

    More >>
  • Two juveniles caught breaking into Valdosta church

    Two juveniles caught breaking into Valdosta church

    Monday, September 25 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-09-25 16:02:04 GMT
    (Source: VPD)(Source: VPD)

    Valdosta Police responded to a burglary call Sunday morning about 8:30. They saw that someone had broken a window trying to get into the church in the 800 block of West Magnolia Street. 

    More >>

    Valdosta Police responded to a burglary call Sunday morning about 8:30. They saw that someone had broken a window trying to get into the church in the 800 block of West Magnolia Street. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly