Franklin County Getting New Emergency Alert System

Posted at 4:04 PM, Jul 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-21 13:55:17-04

FRANKLIN Co. (WTXL) - At Tuesday's Franklin County Board of Commissioners Meeting, Emergency Management announced a new program to help warn community members of dangerous situations.

According to the BOC agenda, the program is called NIXLE and will, "...allow staff to send registered participants warnings, information, etc via phone, email or both."

At the Tuesday meeting, an announcement was made of the implementation of the program.

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