Senator Hyde-Smith believes preparedness is imperative to protecting lives and property when severe storms and natural disasters hit Mississippi and other areas of the country.  A state-level lawmaker when Hurricane Katrina devastated the state, she recognizes the role of the federal government in helping individuals, communities, and the state rebound after such disasters.  Senator Hyde-Smith supports the Federal Emergency Management Agency and efforts to improve the agency’s effectiveness.

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith visits Tenn-Tom Waterway

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Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith visits Tenn-Tom Waterway

By Sydney Franklin

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WCBI) – It could be December before shipping on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway returns to normal.

The update came Tuesday during a briefing at the Aberdeen Lock and Dam.

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde...