Caution urged as boating season begins

Loudon County Mayor Rollen “Buddy” Bradshaw, center, signs a proclamation declaring May 20-26 to be observed locally as National Safe Boating Week. Mike Colacone, former U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla Tellico Lake 12-02 commander and public education officer, and Wallace “Wally” Weakley, flotilla commander, observe the signing.

As boats hit the water for the summer, officials in the county urge safety.

Loudon County Mayor Rollen “Buddy” Bradshaw signed a proclamation supporting the goals of the North American Safe Boating Campaign Wednesday with the support of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla Tellico Lake 12-2. The document also proclaims May 20-26 as National Safe Boating Week in line with the national effort for awareness.

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