STORM UPDATE 7/6/12 4:30 PM

The Columbia County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special called meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 9, at the Columbia County Combined Communications Center, 263 NW Lake City Avenue. The meeting will be part of a briefing on conditions accompanying the Tropical Storm Debby flooding. The County Commission will also consider a…

FEDERAL DISASTER AID PROGRAMS 7/4/2012 11:00 AM

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Florida. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: Rental payments for temporary housing for those whose homes are unlivable. Initial assistance may be provided for…

STORM UPDATE 7/3/2012 3:00 PM

There is a piece of good news in today’s afternoon update as the National Weather Service indicates the Santa Fe River has crested at Three Rivers Estates. The reading at 6:00 a.m. today showed a level of 22.93 feet, compared to 23.25 on Monday evening. According to the report, the river will recede very slowly…