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4 People Killed When Plane Crashes into Mississippi Home

 - 05/07/2021
A small plane crashed into a house in Mississippi late Tuesday, killing a man inside as well as a toddler and two adults from Texas who were on board, authorities said. Two National Transportation Safety Board investigators were on the …

After the Deluge, Southeast Cleans Up Debris from Rain, Twisters

 - 05/07/2021
A deluge that dumped more than 7 inches of rain in a few hours and spawned at least three tornadoes eased Wednesday but left homeowners and workers to clean up a wide area across the Southeast. With heavy rains still …

Positive Physicians Insurance Co. Expands Med Mal Coverage into Florida, Georgia

 - 05/07/2021
Positive Physicians Insurance Co. has been approved by the Florida and Georgia departments of insurance to offer medical malpractice insurance within their respective states. The company obtained admitted status in Florida in February and Georgia in March and is currently …

Officials: 15 Cows Killed by Lightning Strike in Alabama

 - 05/07/2021
Fifteen cows were killed when lightning struck a family farm in Alabama as severe weather moved through the area, according to an emergency management director. The cattle were struck Monday night at the farm in Macon County, news outlets quoted …

Kentucky City Threatened by Sewage Lagoon Seeping through Embankment

 - 05/06/2021
A sewage lagoon above a small western Kentucky city is seeping through its embankment and is likely to fail, prompting the mayor to warn residents living downhill to prepare to evacuate if more rains increase the danger. The Kentucky Energy …

Flood Threats Persist as Storms Continue to Drench the South

 - 05/06/2021
Relentless wind and rain continued to pummel much of the southeastern United States Wednesday, spawning tornadoes, sparking a flash flood emergency in Alabama and damaging homes from Texas to Virginia. The storms have prompted boat rescues and toppled trees and …

People Moves: Westwood Picks Kriby as VP; New Roles for Burrows, Finley at The Villages; Lowe to Lead GRS Institute

 - 05/06/2021
Westwood Insurance Agency Appoints Kriby as VP of Client Development, Partnerships Westwood Insurance Agency is has appointed Tom Kriby as vice president, Client Development and Partnerships, responsible for national account management and business development. In this role, Kriby will be …

2 Arrested in Florida Fake Public Adjuster, $65K Claims Scheme Against Citizens

 - 05/06/2021
Two Miami residents have been arrested for allegedly acting as public adjusters without a license and filling false insurance claims with Citizens Property Insurance Corp., according to a statement from the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS). The CFO’s Division …

3 Killed by Tornadoes from Southeast Storms; 12 Twisters Confirmed in Mississippi

 - 05/05/2021
Much of the South faced more severe weather Tuesday that has killed at least three people, spawned tornadoes Sunday night and Monday and damaged homes and uprooted trees from Mississippi to West Virginia. Parts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and …

Restaurant Deck Collapse in Tennessee Injures 11

 - 05/05/2021
Eleven people were injured when a deck collapsed during a birthday party at a Tennessee restaurant, authorities said. About 40 people were on the deck at Zois Harbor Lights Restaurant in Soddy-Daisy on Saturday and fell when it collapsed, news …

GEICO Looks to Add 500 Employees in Georgia

 - 05/05/2021
Middle Georgia’s largest private employer says it’s trying to hire another 500 workers. GEICO, the Maryland-based insurance company owned by financial conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, says it’s trying to add the workers at its Macon office. The Telegraph reports most of …

Fire that Killed 75 Animals at Alabama Petting Zoo Under Investigation

 - 05/05/2021
Investigators continue to seek the cause of a fire that destroyed an Alabama petting zoo barn and killed roughly 75 animals. Park Supervisor Christina Richardson tells The Gadsden Times that Noccalula Falls Park remained closed Monday, partly because of stormy …

Storms Spawn Tornadoes Across Southeast, Damage Reported in Mississippi

 - 05/04/2021
Multiple tornadoes were reported across Mississippi on Sunday, destroying homes and uprooting trees before the storm system moved into Atlanta, prompting residents Monday to seek shelter in Georgia’s largest city. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Just south of …

Liberty Company Insurance Brokers Partners with Darr Schackow Insurance of Florida

 - 05/04/2021
The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers has partnered with Gainesville, Fla-based Darr Schackow Insurance. DSI’s 55 employees and four offices throughout the state of Florida will expand Liberty’s presence in the southeast. DSI Managing Partners John Darr and Ray Schackow will …

Crews Battle Large Warehouse Fire at Georgia Wood Pellet Plant

 - 05/04/2021
Firefighters in coastal Georgia are battling a large fire that ignited inside a warehouse filled with wood pellets. The blaze erupted Sunday night at the Port of Brunswick, about 70 miles (112 kilometers) south of Savannah. News outlets report the …