The Motley family looks to save their Geneva, AL restaurant from the waters’ of Hurricane Sally

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Geneva, Ala. (WDHN)—Rocky Motley along with his family feverishly placed sandbags in front of their restaurant, “Gran Jan’s”.
It helped, but the water was still getting inside businesses. Part of the issue is street drainage.

Motley says “Ya if they slow down some it may help us out. The city police can’t close it so it would have to be the department of transportation, so
we’ll just deal with what we got.”

It’s not the first time “high water” has moved into the City of Two Rivers. But, the amount of flooding in such
A short period has raised several issues.

Rocky’s son, Eddie Motley, says “we’ve had some flooding issues in the past and we’re just trying to keep several or more inches from getting up in the restaurant. Trying
to build up in the front to keep any water out.”

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