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 Florida State & National News

DeSantis activates Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program

Governor Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program to support small businesses impacted by Hurricane Sally. The Florida Department of…

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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 Politics

President Trump approves Florida Disaster Declaration

Posted on White House website: Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Florida and ordered Federal aid…

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Posted in Pensacola

Concerns raised over dropping mask mandate

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly There’s gonna be some pushback when Mayor Grover Robinson asks the Pensacola City Council to drop the city’s mask mandate. “Too…

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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 Politics

Andrade confident Garcon toll will remain lifted

State Rep. Alex Andrade told Inweekly that he doesn’t except the $5 toll to be reinstated for the Garcon Point Bridge, even though the Florida…

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