Hurricane Irma

Irma Evacuees Fill Roland Cooper State Park

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Hundreds of Irma evacuees in Wilcox County have started making their way back to Florida while hundreds more have remained in the area waiting for the opportunity to return home safely. Evacuees from Hurricane Irma packed Roland Cooper State Park in Camden. EMA officials estimate the number of evacuees in the county at about 500….

Dallas Co. Churches Provide Shelter to Hurricane Victims

From the West Alabama Newsroom- Churches in Dallas County are offering help to hurricane victims by providing temporary shelter for people in the area who need it. Church leaders are providing a warm, dry place for victims of Hurricane Irma. No Limit Church in Valley Grande has the space to accommodate about fifty people. The church is also providing victims…

EMA & Residents Prepare for Tropical Storm Irma

As Tropical Storm Irma moves into the Montgomery area many people living in the Cloverdale area are worried about downed trees because of strong winds. “We always get a little butterflies in our stomach when we hear that living in Cloverdale,” explained Jeff Keiffer. He’s lived in Cloverdale for long enough to know what can happen during storms.  In his…

Airline Seats Disappearing as Irma Approaches Florida

Airline seats out of Florida before Hurricane Irma are running out. A JetBlue spokesman said Thursday that the airline sold out flights leaving Florida through next Wednesday. JetBlue had capped fares on those flights at $99 to $159 each way. A spokesman for United says the airline is sold out in Florida through Friday and added six flights. United expects…