An EF-3 tornado ripped through Adairsville and continued to Gordon County on Wednesday.
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Monday, February 4
Kennesaw State University is doing its part to help the residents of Adairsville. From Thursday to Feb. 12, the athletics department and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will collect supplies for the victims of last week's EF-3 tornado. The committee has already assembled 100 toiletry kits, but the university hopes to donate other items as well. Needed supplies include: People can drop off donations at various location around campus until Feb. 12. They can also donate during basketball and softball games from Feb. 7-12.
The Better Business Bureau offers these tips to help you decide where to direct donations to assist storm victims.
Thursday, January 31
As many as 100 homes and a number of businesses were damaged Wednesday after a reported EF-2 tornado sliced through downtown Adairsville and killed a 51-year-old man. Today, relief and recovery efforts are underway. According to Cartersville Patch, a Facebook page with resources for people who need assistance is live. Additionally, the page includes information for those who want to donate their time and money to help Adairsville rebuild. But before you give, the Better Business Bureau offers the following tips. Be cautious when giving online. Be cautious about online giving, especially in response to spam messages and emails that claim to link to a relief organization. If you are seeking to give to a charity organization involved in …