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After a quiet seven-hour drive, the first contact I had with the scene was 75 how to get rid of little ants in house miles north of the coast in marianna, a city nicknamed "the city of southern charm." it’s home to the shut down dozier school for boys, where federal investigators confirmed students were brutally beaten and tortured how to get rid of little ants in house throughout the institution’s 111-year-old history.

Michael splintered houses and close to 80 percent of the how to get rid of little ants in house trees at nearby florida caverns state park, but the dozier school, aside from vegetative damage was largely salvageable. About a month after I left the panhandle, the school was reopened as the temporary home for the how to get rid of little ants in house jackson county sheriff’s office and considered for use as a shelter.

I stayed in a hotel in fort walton beach and how to get rid of little ants in house made daily drives to the major cities — panama city beach, panama city, lynn haven, apalachicola, port st. Joe, carrabelle, eastpoint — reporting on damage, recovery and local aid stations. My car worked like a generator keeping my electronics charged.

The sound of buzzing chainsaws followed everywhere you went. A local radio station dubbed the unofficial group going around how to get rid of little ants in house clearing trees the "chainsaw army." they took requests on air and posted on social media, where anyone with a chainsaw could pick up a free how to get rid of little ants in house job helping their neighbors.

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Anyone who stayed during the hurricane told me they regretted how to get rid of little ants in house the decision. Some said the storm intensified so quickly — from depression to major hurricane in two days — they didn’t have time to heed warnings to evacuate. Phones pinged every few seconds with new information on disaster how to get rid of little ants in house relief sites.

The best source of information was public radio, which operated non-stop on every available FM channel. Radio DJ’s rarely left the air to sleep and funneled officials how to get rid of little ants in house with news or callers offering free help on the air. Anyone trying to make a buck was hung up on.

Outside the lynn haven library, which suffered significant structural damage, a free little library survived. The side was painted with two cats and a sign how to get rid of little ants in house that said "free books! We’re not kitten!" there were two books inside, but I didn’t look to see what they were.

At the lynn haven police department and city hall, the police and volunteers worked in the parking lot next how to get rid of little ants in house to their building, which collapsed in the storm. Their relief site had clothes, food and water for anyone who stopped. City hall moved into a building up the street that how to get rid of little ants in house had a simple spray-painted sign.

Next to the lynn haven police department, at sharon sheffield park, an amphitheater littered with shingles and pitted with tree branches how to get rid of little ants in house thrown like javelins into the ground, had a small unscathed park. A grandma and her grandson swung on the swings. They told me they came from out of town for how to get rid of little ants in house supplies and because it was the only place to play. A large tree was toppled next to the playground.

In howards creek, the local volunteer fire department run by a husband and how to get rid of little ants in house wife, with one fire engine organized supplies and grilled out. They were assisted by palm beach county fire and rescue how to get rid of little ants in house and members of the U.S. Department of agriculture who stopped to help unload trucks of how to get rid of little ants in house supplies.

Altha town clerk carol finuff, 48, worked at the shelter during the storm and was picked how to get rid of little ants in house up by the sheriff afterward. They checked on the town’s 526 residents — most of whom stayed — and arranged a relief station at town hall and a how to get rid of little ants in house local church. Finuff slept on the sidewalk at town hall for a how to get rid of little ants in house week, before aid came to the town. She was assisted by 13-year-old ada ybarra, who delivered food to the elderly.

Dawn whit, 47, of clarksville stayed in lake city during the hurricane and how to get rid of little ants in house came back a day after the storm ended. She found her mobile home tipped on its side and how to get rid of little ants in house held a dead phone. Her husband and daughter had just left and were searching how to get rid of little ants in house for her other daughter, who was at mexico beach. Whit boiled eggs and slept in a tent in the how to get rid of little ants in house woods near her home with a small dog. She said her home was a "coffin of lost memories." I left her with a external battery pack to charge how to get rid of little ants in house her phone. Whit’s daughter was found alive about a day later.

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