We All Have a Role to Play: Fundraising Campaign for the Bahamas Stems from Tallahassee

By Abby Cloud | Photo: In early September, Hurricane Dorian became a Category 5 hurricane, just before making landfall in the islands of the Bahamas. In a once-beloved vacation destination for many, the Bahamas is now a land of destruction and debris. The destruction from Hurricane Dorian hits far too close to home as the anniversary of Hurricane Michael approaches, but now, the Bahamas are … Continue reading We All Have a Role to Play: Fundraising Campaign for the Bahamas Stems from Tallahassee

The Never Forgotten Coast Campaign Continues to Tell the Stories Behind Hurricane Michael

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Alex and Chelsea Workman On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a category 5 hurricane. At the center of Hurricane Michael’s path of destruction was Mexico Beach, a “small-town, family-friendly” community just 2 hours southwest of Tallahassee. Residents of Mexico Beach were left with virtually nothing; their homes and businesses were destroyed. As … Continue reading The Never Forgotten Coast Campaign Continues to Tell the Stories Behind Hurricane Michael

Tax-Free Hurricane Supplies To Get this Hurricane Season

By Amy Marcos Summer is right around the corner, and all Floridians know and fear what that means: hurricane season is here. Running from June 1 to November 1 in Florida, hurricane season begins in a few days, but subtropical storms have already made appearances this year. On May 15, Governor Ron DeSantis approved a sales tax-free holiday, called the 2019 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax … Continue reading Tax-Free Hurricane Supplies To Get this Hurricane Season

8 Months After Hurricane Michael, PCB Still 850 Strong

By Cristi McKee Being 8 months after Hurricane Michael, I expected Panama City Beach to be well on its way to restoration by now. On a recent trip to Panama City, it became obvious that this was not the case—not in the slightest. Remnants of the hurricane were understandably present on i10; forests were decimated and debris could be found on the side of the … Continue reading 8 Months After Hurricane Michael, PCB Still 850 Strong