Some eligible for business disaster loans

Friday, July 25, 2014, Vol. 38, No. 30

NASHVILLE (AP) — Some businesses in seven Tennessee counties are eligible for federal economic injury disaster loans as a result of rain, flooding, wind and hail last month.

The U.S. Small Business Administration says the disaster declaration covers Giles, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury and Wayne counties.

Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes.

The SBA determines eligibility based on size, type of activity and financial resources.

The declaration covers storms on June 5 to 12.

Loan applications can be downloaded from The deadline is March 23.