‘We’ve never experienced that before’: Jasper residents cleaning up, helping one another after Idalia
Residents in the small community Jasper said that they’d never seen anything like what Hurricane Idalia brought to town on Wednesday. Whipping winds and sideways rain started pounding the area just before noon and dragged on across the day.
‘It was frightening’: Hurricane Idalia hits Florida with 125 mph winds, floods streets, snaps trees and cuts power
Hurricane Idalia tore into Florida at the speed of a fast-moving train Wednesday, splitting trees in half, ripping roofs off hotels and turning small cars into boats before sweeping into Georgia as a still-powerful storm that flooded roadways and sent residents running for higher ground.
Florida’s Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday starts Saturday. Here’s what’s covered.
The start of hurricane season is only days away and Florida’s Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is underway from May 27 to June 9 to help people save on much-needed supplies as they prepare for the upcoming season.
Hurricane Nicole FEMA support application deadline ends Monday
Monday is the last day to apply for assistance if you were affected by Hurricane Nicole.FEMA assistance applies only to select Florida counties. Only three counties in our area are eligible to apply: Flagler, St. Johns, and Putnam Counties.
Flagler County orders evacuations along coast & A1A in preparation for Nicole
Flagler County announced that evacuation orders are effective at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday for residents and visitors in Zone A, the barrier island from Flagler Beach to Marineland, as well as mobile homes and RVs countywide, because of Tropical Storm Nicole.
Local law enforcement and rescue agencies are in Southwest Florida helping Hurricane Ian survivors
As people work to recover from the devastation Hurricane Ian left behind, they have helping hands from Northeast Florida. Several law enforcement and rescue agencies from our area sent teams to help with everything from rescues to clean up.
Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia now eligible for FEMA aid after Ian. Will you be applying?
Individuals and households in Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties can apply for FEMA Individual Assistance, which may include temporary housing assistance, basic home repairs and certain other uninsured disaster-related needs.