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Storm roars through Calhoun County early Tuesday evening

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A severe thunderstorm left its mark Tuesday after fierce straight line winds knocked down trees and pulled out utility lines, dropping them across roads throughout Calhoun County. Many were left without power.  Sheriff Glenn Kimbrel, deputies and emergency crews were patrolling the county looking for storm damage and blocking off […]
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Update On Tates Hell State Forest

Florida Forest Service officials have reassessed the conditions on Tates Hell State Forest. Flood waters and strong currents in many areas still present a real public risk. Therefore, Tates Hell State Forest will remain closed through the weekend and will reopen on Monday, July 2. Have a safe weekend!

Tropical Storm Debby Road Advisory Update

CHIPLEY – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on road and bridge closures and restrictions in Northwest Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby. All rail, airport, transit and seaport facilities are functioning as normal.   Franklin County   · The St. George Island Bridge/State Road (S.R.) 300 is open from Eastpoint […]

Public Notice: Tropical Storm Debby floods roads in Tates Hell State Forest

Due to excessive rains and flooding brought by Tropical Storm Debby, Tates Hell State Forest in Carrabelle has been closed through Friday, June 29. Roads normally used as bypasses in previous storms are currently underwater. An assessment will be done later this week to re-open or partially re-open the forest.

Talquin Outage

We recently lost power from the Lake Bradford Substation and currently have 5685 members without power. We are working as quickly as possible to get services back on.

Talquin Electric advisory for Tropical Storm Debby

Talquin Electric members on oxygen or life support equipment should make arrangements to go to a location where there is power if experiencing an outage this week as a result of Tropical Storm Debby. Contact Talquin with a phone number on how to reach you when power is restored. Crews are working as quickly and […]