State Of Emergency Declared For Orange County
Exchange swimming pool parking lot (Umsted Rd.) on Sunday
ORANGE COUNTY – Barry Jacobs, chair of the Orange County Commissioners, declared a State of Emergency for Orange County Tuesday as a result of the severe flooding in Chapel Hill and Carrboro over the weekend.
As of Monday night, 30 residents were being housed at Smith Middle School, which the County set-up as a shelter.
Darshan Patel, Orange County Emergency Management coordinator, spoke with WCHL’s Aaron Keck to explain how the County is responding to the flooding and what the community can do to help.