Hurricane essentials to get now

Preparing for a hurricane The thought of a hurricane striking can be scary. It’s something most people don’t want to think about; however, putting off preparing for one until the storm is bearing down on you could make a potentially bad situation considerably worse. Luckily, with proper planning, you can […]

Hotels full after Hurricane Sally have little space for Hurricane Delta evacuees

Madison Arnold, Pensacola News Journal Published 6:00 a.m. CT Oct. 7, 2020 CLOSE Hurricane Delta brought heavy rainfall to Kingston, Jamaica, as it strengthened. Storyful Hotels often fill up after major storms with workers and residents whose homes are badly damaged, but potential back-to-back hurricanes affecting Pensacola may make it difficult […]

‘Extraordinary work’ underway to rebuild electric, water, cell grid after Hurricane Laura

As Hurricane Laura recovery rolls into its second week, weary residents in Louisiana’s hardest hit areas find electricity, air-conditioning and clean, running water still in short supply. “They’re not sure when exactly we can get electricity here,” said Cindy Holland Demaskey, who lives in Hayes in east Calcasieu parish. “They’re telling […]