Posted in Hurricane Recovery

Commissioners get an update on individual assistance

At today’s agenda review, Commissioner Doug Underhill asked his county administrator, “What is the public response to the fairly aggressive requests that we’ve had for…

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

Buzz: FEMA bullied county staff to downplay damage

Inweekly has heard from two independent sources that when FEMA inspectors traveled with Escambia and Santa Rosa staff to assess the damage caused by Hurricane…

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Posted in Business Health Hurricane Politics Recovery

Gulf Power wants to disconnect customers

A week after the utility restored power to its 285,000 customers in Northwest Florida, Gulf Power has  joined other Florida utilities to fight a proposal before…

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

County estimates over $126 million in damage

Press release: County and city officials estimate over $126 million in damage to private property (single-family homes, multi-family homes, mobile homes and businesses) located in…

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

FEMA assistance coming or not

Sources have shared with Inweekly that the individual assistance program may not be activated for Escambia County because FEMA officials say the damage to our…

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Posted in Hurricane Recovery

Alabama residents have received $11 million from FEMA

FEMA reports Hurricane Sally survivors in Baldwin, Escambia and Mobile counties have been approved for more than $11 million in federal disaster assistance in just…

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Posted in Escambia County Health Hurricane Recovery

FEMA funds iffy

On Sunday, Sept. 20, President Trump signed a Major Disaster Declaration for south Alabama. The following morning, residents of the Alabama counties of Escambia, Baldwin…

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Posted in Hurricane Pensacola Recovery

Ferries in our future

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly While he said local officials are still awaiting word from the Florida Department of Transportation on whether the state will be…

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Posted in Hurricane Recovery State & National News

Buzz: Trump expected to announce Major Disaster Declaration today

Sources shared with Inweekly last night that the hold up on the Major Disaster Declaration was FEMA checking on the paperwork submitted to FEMA by…

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