DALLAS COUNTY DECLARED DISASTER AREA BY SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 22, 2008

Alabama residents and businesses affected by the severe storms and tornadoes last week will have access to low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Gov. Bob Riley requested the declaration on Monday. The declaration covers Chilton, Dallas, Elmore, Lowndes and Montgomery counties.

Residents are eligible for loans up to $40,000 to repair or replace damaged or destroyed personal property. Loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate.

This is the only center open as of now:

Autauga County

Church of Living Water

435 Sheila Boulevard

Prattville, Alabama 36066

Opens:

Friday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Hours:

Monday, Feb. 25 through Friday, Feb 29; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 1 (one Saturday only) 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday, March 3 through Thursday, March 6; 9 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Center closes

on Thursday, March 6, 2008, at the close of business