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 Education Escambia County

UWF: ‘Race and the Community: Past, Present, and Our Future’

The University of West Florida is hosting free virtual community courses featuring leaders from Pensacola’s Black community as part of its “Race and the Community:…

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Posted in Escambia County

Commission puts more CARES money into family assistance…we think

Following an Escambia Board of County Commissioners meeting is, at times, like wandering in a pitch-black cave without a flashlight and a book of damp…

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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 Caring Escambia County Recovery

Latest on CARES Act Family Assistance

Escambia County will start accepting applications for the Escambia CARES Family Emergency Financial Assistance Grants beginning Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 a.m. Applications will be…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Politics

Few details on Escambia County CARES portal

For months, Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley and her team have worked on how to set up CARES Act assistance grants for families and small…

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Posted in Escambia County Health Recovery

Trying to understand confusion re: Major Disaster Declaration

At this afternoon EOC presser, Mayor Grover Robinson explained the delay in Escambia County getting a Major Disaster Declaration signed by President Trump. The mayor…

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Pensacola Recovery

‘The Long March’

Sheriff David Morgan  set the tone for the Monday, Sept. 21 press conference. “Now it becomes the long march,” Morgan said, referring to the weeks…

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