AM 1180 Chattooga County Radio just received word that Governor Sonny Perdue has declared Chattooga County a disaster area clearing the way for Federal Emergency Management Agency money to come to the county to help with flood clean up.

The governor made the decision just moments ago and it was relayed to Chattooga County Public Works Director Lamar Canada by GEMA.  The governor is expected to sign the disaster decleration tommorrow morning.