<font color=red>Local officials on alert in wake of terrorist acts</font>

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 at 1:00am

Effects of the terrorist bombings in New York City and Washington D.C. are reverberating throughout the nation today. Not surprisingly, Nashville is feeling those effects.

Various local and state agencies that deal with such incidents are all on heightened alert, many waiting for instructions from federal sources.

Cecil Whaley, director of plans and programs for the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, said his agency has been in contact with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. In addition, TEMA has notified the Governor

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