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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
      Media Release       Media Contact: Dianne Hafleigh(850) 898-3486Dianne.Gross@FloridaSBDC.org  September 19, 2017For Immediate Release    State of Florida Closes on First Small Business Emergency Bridge LoanLoan to Enable St. Augustine-Based Viola's Pizza Pasta & Seafood Restaurant to Stay In Business, Resume ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Emergency Support Function (ESF) 18 – Business, Industry, and Economic Stabilization will continue conference calls with our private sector partners about the impacts from Hurricane Irma.A call will be held today, September 20, at 2:00 PM.Please join us using the call-in information below.Call agenda is attached.Dial In:  888-670-3525 Participant Code: ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Please see attached alert from the Emergency Operations Center.   SITUATION A flood warning remains in effect for areas along the Withlacoochee River. The Trilby river gauge is in major flood stage with a height of 17.65 feet. The Croom river gauge is in moderate flood stage with a height of 11.15 feet. Both areas are expected to rise another few inches, and remain there for the next several ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
For Hurricane Irma Resources and Updates CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  
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Media Release       Media Contact: Dr. Cheryl Kirby(850) 602-1854Cheryl.Kirby@FloridaSBDC.org  September 13, 2017For Immediate Release    State, Federal Disaster Loan Programs Activatedto Aid Businesses Impacted by Hurricane IrmaFlorida SBDC Network Stands Ready to Assist, Encourages Businesses to Complete Disaster Assessment  Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASESeptember 13, 2017, 8:30 p.m.  Convenience centers do not take storm debris(Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Emergency Management has coordinated with the Solid Waste Department to begin collecting debris caused from Hurricane Irma. Debris removal pick-ups will start on Monday, September 18, 2017. There will be two sweeps performed throughout the County which could take a few weeks ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASE September 13, 2017, 9 p.m. Withlacoochee River anticipated flood levels (Brooksville, FL) Hernando County Emergency Management warns of flooding along the Withlacoochee River. Residents living along the river should have supplies ready and be prepared to evacuate, if necessary.CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  
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CURRENT SITUATION/WEATHER SUMMARY Significant river flooding continues as heavy rainfall from Hurricane Irma drains into Florida Peninsula rivers. River Flood Warnings are in effect for 17 major river stems and creeks in Florida.CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  
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STATE OF FLORIDA FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FACT SHEET SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 On September 10, 2017, President Donald J. Trump issued a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Florida triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from Hurricane Irma that began September 4, 2017, and continuing. This disaster declaration has been amended as indicated below in ...read more
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Emergency Support Function (ESF) 18 – Business, Industry, and Economic Stabilization SBA Press Release:ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration has added more counties to the disaster declaration in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma that began on Sept. 4, 2017. The disaster declaration covers the counties of Broward, Charlotte, Clay, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, ...read more
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MEDIA RELEASESeptember 14, 2017, 12:30 p.m.  Status of county parks (Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department has worked diligently to cleanup parks to prepare them for use. Below is a schedule of re-openings.CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  
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MEDIA RELEASE September 14, 2017, 4:15 p.m. Hernando County lifts two boil water notices (Brooksville, FL) The boil water notices in effect for areas east of Hwy. 41 and Weeki Wachee Woodlands has been rescinded. A boil water notice is still in effect for Royal Oaks and the City of Brooksville. An announcement will be made when the notices are rescinded.CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  
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MEDIA RELEASESeptember 15, 2017, 12:10 p.m.  City of Brooksville lifts its boil water notice(Brooksville, FL) The boil water notice has been rescinded for residents who receive water from the City of Brooksville. The water is now safe to drink and use for food preparation. A boil water notice is still in effect for Royal Oaks. An announcement will be made when the notice is rescinded.CLICK HERE ...read more
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