On Wednesday, April 22, 2009 representatives of Georgia's StormReady Executive Board met with dignitaries from Whitfield County, including representatives from the County Board of Commissioners, and the Whitfield County Emergency Services. The purpose - to publicly recognize the county as a "StormReady Community". A Certificate of Recognition and StormReady street signs were presented. Making the presentation was Mr. Barry Gooden, Warning Coordination Meteorologist from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City. Other participants:
This acheivement makes Whitfield County Georgia's latest StormReady Community.