Editor's note: We forgot to include in the print edition of this letter that Jimmy Wright of Rockmart. We apologize for the error.
While many consider the snow and ice that accompanies the winter season to be scenic, people can forget that winter weather has the potential to devastate communities and affect thousands of people. Snow and ice can disrupt transportation and cause power outages, making it important for Floyd residents to be prepared. Floyd Co. EMA and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security’s Ready Georgia campaign is urging Floyd residents to take time to get ready for potentially disastrous weather emergencies this winter.