Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

Interview: Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried

Inweekly sat down with Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried this afternoon at the Walnut Hill Community Center. She had spent her day visiting the…

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Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried touring Escambia today

Today, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried will hold a media availability at the Walnut Hill Community Center, where she will meet with local farmers to discuss…

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Gulf Power releases estimates on power restoration

As promised, Gulf Power released its restoration timetable for Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. The map provided is rather board,  dividing Escambia County into just…

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Ice coming to all distribution sites

Florida Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz announced this afternoon that all the food and water distribution sites will have ice. Today, only the Brownsville and…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Hurricane Politics Recovery

Tarps and more food/water coming

County Administrator Janice Gilley said 10,000 tarps will available tomorrow at the food/water distribution sites. The county has 264 traffic lights, and 184 are back…

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First rule of Escambia EOC don’t mention jail or nursing homes

In the movie Fight Club, Tyler Durden says,”Gentlemen, welcome to Fight Club. The first rule of Fight Club is: You do not talk about Fight…

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FEMA administrator in Pensacola today

Congressman Matt Gaetz has notified Inweekly that FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor will be in Pensacola today touring the damage from Hurricane Sally. Commissioner Lumon May…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Hurricane Pensacola Recovery

United Way sets hurricane relief fund, has volunteer opportunities

In the wake of the devastation Hurricane Sally left on much of the region, United Way of West Florida (UWWF) is announcing a number of…

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County releases site addresses

Escambia County has released addresses of seven food and water distribution sites that will be open 8 am to 5 pm Saturday, Sept. 19 thru…

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