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

6 Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do During Hurricane Prep

By Cristi McKee | Photo: David Mark In the chaos that ensues when a hurricane watch is announced, there are a couple of things that one may forget to do during their hurricane preparation. Stocking up on non-perishable foods, filling up jugs of water, and lining up candles and flashlights are tasks that are essential to do, but these 6 important tasks should not be forgotten … Continue reading 6 Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do During Hurricane Prep

Hurricane Dorian Prep: Where to Get Sandbags in Tallahassee

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Nick Ellis This morning, on August 29, the City of Tallahassee released what locations across town will be giving out sandbags to “help residents prepare for heavy rainfall and the possibility of localized flooding.” As Hurricane Dorian looms, “the current forecast details heavy rain and strong winds beginning as early as Saturday night,” the city reported. You can stop by … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian Prep: Where to Get Sandbags in 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