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The community experienced flooding during Hurricane Isaac in 2012 and Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne in 2004. More: No sale: PGA rejects $2 million bid from St. Lucie West Services District for golf course. More than 100 homeowners packed the meeting room, some expressing concern about how ...
... officials say they've attempted to address that issue by providing off-island housing during the transition. The needs-based, voluntary relocation assistance program is open for both present residents and those that had to leave Isle de Jean Charles because of Hurricane Isaac in August 2012 or afterward.

ANDREW BOYD. This time it managed to stay open for three years -- until Hurricane Isaac slammed it once more in 2012. It was closed through July of 2013. After that, things looked like they were finally on an even keel. Something else was to befall Fort Pike, though, something worse than wind or water.
Prior to that, an even smaller temporary building served as a library from 2007 until it was damaged in Hurricane Isaac. District 7 council member Audrey Trufant-Salvant has hailed the library as a critical need to the community that is finally being met. “Libraries are the gateway to knowledge and culture.
The Sisters-based company has responded to disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Isaac. “By the time you activate this contract, you're going to want us there yesterday. That's just the way it is,” said Donald R. Pollard, the company's chief operating officer. “There's no water. There's no power.
Repairing hurricane damage is always far more expensive than providing protection. Katrina cost between $120 billion and $150 billion, Mr. Graves noted. The new system has already saved hundreds of millions of dollars in smaller storms like Hurricane Isaac in 2012. “When a big one comes,” he said, ...

The New Orleans Advocate reported that Smith faced a series of delays caused by prosecutors, his own lawyers, Hurricane Isaac and a mental competency hearing. A hearing on Smith's case had been scheduled by the Louisiana Board of Pardons & Parole for Jan. 25, 2018, but despite letters being sent ...
We're famously easygoing with our speech patterns in the South, dropping final g's, rendering I's that outsiders hear as ahs, stretching out our drawls, defending our y'alls, and holding firm against critics of ain't. But I stand before you today in strong opposition to the theft of three of Mississippi's four syllables ...
Smith's trial was delayed once by Hurricane Isaac and another time by a mental competency hearing. In 2015, he was offered a deal under which he could have been released in exchange for pleading guilty — but he rejected the agreement because he said he was innocent. In 2016, Smith filed a motion ...
A newly rebuilt Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School in LaPlace is scheduled to welcome students again Monday, more than five years after Hurricane Isaac destroyed the building and left students scattered among other campuses. Construction was plagued by delays. But school officials finally cut the ...

Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School in LaPlace is set to reopen more than five years after Hurricane Isaac damaged the facility in St. John the Baptist Parish, resulting in its closure and eventual demolition. The new, from the ground-up $22.5 million facility is being dedicated Saturday (Jan. 6) during a ...
Palm Beach County got a tiny taste of a tropical cyclone-driven deluge in August 2012 when Tropical Storm Isaac sputtered by with little wind damage, but dumped more than a foot of rain when a training band of moisture stalled over the county. Some residents in western Palm Beach County were stranded ...
Palm Beach County got a tiny taste of a tropical cyclone-driven deluge in August 2012 when Tropical Storm Isaac sputtered by with little wind damage, but dumped more than a foot of rain when a training band of moisture stalled over the county. Some residents in western Palm Beach County were stranded ...
NEW ORLEANS — Seven years to the day that Hurricane Katrina and levee failures unleashed a deluge of devastation on the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Isaac brought its own distinctive mode of destruction on Wednesday, drenching the coast not with a quick blow but with an unremitting smothering.
Hurricane Isaac made landfall this evening in southeastern Louisiana, with winds of 80 mph that spread out over an area 200 miles wide. It was a Category 1 hurricane as it came ashore, and the National Hurricane Center warned of "strong winds and a dangerous storm surge occurring along the northern ...
Under the revised plan, remaining Isle de Jean Charles residents will receive new homes first, then those who were displaced after Hurricane Isaac in 2012. Any remaining tribal members ― including those who have already relocated themselves ― will be on their own, and may have to compete with ...


 

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