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October 28th

Hurricane Zeta: What Pensacola area needs to know Wednesday

Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are under a tropical storm warning as Hurricane Zeta prepares to make landfall sometime Wednesday night, most likely at about 7 p.m., in southeast Louisiana. Winds could be between 39 and 73 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Both counties also are under a Storm Surge Warning, with storm surge values on the coast — spanning Pensacola Beach to Navarre — projected to hover between 2 and 4 feet.  Learn more here.


Florida Recovering Jobs Lost During Early 2020

In the latest Florida Chamber Foundation By the Numbers, Chief Economist, Dr. Jerry Parrish, discusses Florida's progress in recovering the 1.1 million jobs lost in Florida during the February to April 2020 time frame. Click here to learn more about the impact an increase in Florida's minimum wage will have on our global competitiveness and receive additional highlights on Florida's economy including:

•             How your county compares statewide in job losses and the unemployment rate

•             An industry ranking based on the number of job losses compared to last year

•             Florida's minimum wage compared to the U. S. rate and our neighboring states