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Apartments in Marianna forcing tenants out

Apartment resident Zina Bellamy said, “They want us to find somewhere to go. No power to no power and that's not fair. It's illegal! They can't do this to us. They're supposed to give us a 30-day notice at least if they're going to kick somebody out."

WTVY.COM - 2018-10-16 17:31:00

Death toll rises as searches continue after Florida hurricane

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Another 10 people in Florida have been confirmed dead in the wake of Hurricane Michael, bringing the number of storm-related deaths to at least 29 as rescue workers try to reach hundreds more people whose whereabouts are unknown.

REUTERS UK - 2018-10-16 19:06:30

Non-profit from Missouri provides relief efforts to Marianna residents

MARIANNA, Fla. (WTXL)- With widespread power outages in Jackson County, major structural damage, and no estimated start date for students to go back to school, residents said they're thankful to have outside help getting them through this.

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-16 20:53:00

As Sneads woman prayed for newborn's life, across the river a 92-year-old was ready to die

"You can't take us," she prayed as Category 4 winds howled outside, "because who's going to raise him?"

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-16 23:38:00

Nearly a week after Hurricane Michael, cleanup a slow process in Marianna

MARIANNA, Fla. (WALA) - After Hurricane Michael passed through parts of Florida last week, many people are now trying to clean up and fix their homes.In Jackson County, Florida, Emergency Management officials are working around the clock to get things back in order.One of the major problems for a lo

WALA-TV FOX10 - 2018-10-16 23:38:00

Rescuers in Florida Panhandle search for missing people, bodies...

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (Reuters) - Rescue workers and volunteers searched for more than 1,000 people still missing in the Florida Panhandle and tens of thousands of residents remained without power on Tuesday after the area was devastated by Hurricane Michael last week.

REUTERS UK - 2018-10-16 08:16:43

Altha: 'Everything is pretty much ruined here' after Hurricane Michael

The four walls of his wood-frame house are still standing. But Michael blew off the roof and sent half a foot of water inside, destroying most of his belongings. His daughter’s mobile home next door also was heavily damaged. He hoped to get a generator Monday to run power to a shed that’s still stan

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-15 23:28:00

Florida Couple Rescued After Niece Finds Satellite Image of H-E-L-P on Lawn | The Weather Channel

Earnest Gee, his wife and a friend were unharmed as they rode out the storm at a home in Youngstown, Florida.Trapped by downed trees, Earnest Gee used some of those logs to spell out a distress call.The couple's niece, Amber Gee, used NOAA's interactive map to find the S.O.S. on the couple's lawn.

THE WEATHER CHANNEL - 2018-10-16 11:59:19

Gulf Power: more than 70,000 customers restored

Work continues around the clock as crews repair and rebuild the electric infrastructure in the areas severely affected by Hurricane Michael, bringing the total number of customers restored to more than 70,000 – or more than 50 percent of impacted customers.

CHIPLEY BUGLE - 2018-10-16 16:57:14

Gulf Power announces Panama City Beach all powered up

“Our ability to get the lights on even quicker than our earlier estimate on Panama City Beach is a testament to the great teamwork and commitment of the entire team from across the country that have come to assist us.” said Adrianne Collins, vice president of Power Delivery. “We are glad to get thes

CHIPLEY BUGLE - 2018-10-15 15:39:53

Couple who canceled dream wedding on Panama City Beach wed amidst damage in Marianna

“It turned out so amazing. So beautiful. And it was just uplifting in this time, you know? It was really helpful," said CJ.


Hurricane Michael: Washington County recovery info

Shelter –A shelter is open at Roulhac Middle School, 1535 Brickyard Rd., Chipley for general population and special needs if your home is unsafe.

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-10-15 11:57:09

Monday morning Tropics check (10/15/2018)

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) --The Tropics are relatively quiet, with the exception of a disturbance in the western Caribbean Sea.It has a 30% chance of developing into a tropical depression in the next two days and the next five days. Unlike the disturbance that was the precursor to Michael, this disturbance

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-15 08:30:00

What caused Hurricane Michael's devastating path through the Florida Panhandle?

From a meteorologist’s perspective, the question is not whether Hurricane Michael was the storm of a lifetime for the Florida Panhandle. The question for places likeMexico Beach,Panama City,Port St. Joe,Blountstown,Marianna, and many others is how many lifetimes have passed since a storm like this o


Points of Distribution for food, water established in Jackson County

Convoy of Hope will be open tomorrow, October 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Walmart parking lot and will be relocating to Riverview Church Monday or Tuesday.


Monday Hurricane Michael Notebook: Power near full restoration in Dothan

Five days after Hurricane Michael knocked out power to about 24,000 Dothan Utilities customers, DU director Billy Mayes said Monday afternoon he expected the number to fall to 500 by that evening.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-10-15 20:06:00

Hurricane Michael: 'Like a bomb went off' in Jackson County, Marianna

The trees in their Indian Springs neighborhood started snapping in half. Three fell on their house in the span of 10 minutes. For a moment, they thought they might die. Then the eye wall passed over, providing a few minutes of comparative calm. They went outside to catch a glimpse of the destruction


Chattahoochee family unprepared for Michael's devastation

Just driving along the highway and into Chattahoochee, it looks like the trees were intentionally cleared. That's because so many of them are down, and many power lines are down too.

WTXL.COM - 2018-10-15 09:32:00

Food, Water & Hot Meals

ALABAMAHouston CountyFood is available at the Houston County Farm Center. The Farm Center is located at 1701 East Cottonwood Road in Dothan. Go to the Ross Clark Circle entrance in the metal building next door to the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs.Planet Fitness is welcoming anyone impacted

WTVY.COM - 2018-10-15 09:58:00

Trump calls hurricane destruction in Florida town 'very tough'

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump surveyed the damage from Hurricane Michael and met with survivors on Monday, saying food and housing were the top priorities for those hit in Florida’s storm-ravaged Panhandle.

REUTERS - 2018-10-15 18:42:16