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Dallas County Officials Preparing for Hurricane Sally

As Hurricane Sally begins to move inland, Dallas county officials are preparing for flooding. ‘Right now we’re monitoring the direction of Hurricane Sally,” Dallas county EMA Director Toya Stiles says, “also we are monitoring the river gauges at the Alabama River as well as the Cahaba river and if we have to evacuate citizens in low-line areas and areas that…

Former Dallas Co. EMA Director Pleads Guilty

Rhonda Abbott Johnson – Photo from District Attorney Michael Jackson According to District Attorney Michael Jackson, former Dallas County Emergency Management Agency Director Rhonda Abbott Johnson has pleaded guilty to using her office for personal gain. Circuit Judge Collins Pettaway sentenced Abbott to a 10-year suspended prison sentence with five years probation and approximately $20,000 in restitution. “Nobody is above…