Chattooga County Commissioner Jason Winters told AM 1180 Chattooga County Radio on Thursday evening that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has official counted 70 homes in Chattooga County that were damaged or totally destroyed by the recent flood.

Winters said that with the official assessment from FEMA it will help pave the way for federal dollars for Chattooga County’s disaster relief.  Winters also said that he expects there to be a Presidential Disaster Decleration for Chattooga County after Vice President Biden fly’s over the area on Friday.