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Latest Escambia County recovery update

Traffic Signals There are 265 locations of traffic signals. 229 are operational, 17 are in flash and 19 are not operational. Traffic signal just restored…

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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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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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Gaetz confident Escambia, Santa Rosa will get FEMA declaration

This morning I caught up with Congressman Matt Gaetz at in neighborhood off of Bayou Chico. He said that was confident that Escambia and Santa…

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More officials coming to see damage

Sen. Marco Rubio will be here today. Florida Power & Light CEO is also expected Also Garcon Point Bridge is down to one lane as…

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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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