Storm spotter training offered

Storm spotter training classes will be offered free to the public, public safety employees and government employees from the region.

Classes will be 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the Cunningham Center, main campus of Columbus State University.

Each class will be limited to 50 applicants. Sessions will last about three hours with breaks.

Registration is open through Monday, Feb. 25, by calling Rhonda Brannon at 706-225-4073 or E-mailing her at rbrannon@columbusga.org.

Classes are sponsored by the Emergency Management Division of Columbus Fire & Emergency Medical Services, Russell County Emergency Management Agency, The National Weather Service and Columbus State University Police.