Hurricane Matthew

Rebuilding after Matthew

By Max Charles | gargoyle@flagler.edu ST. AUGUSTINE – St. Augustine was among the hardest hit areas by Hurricane Matthew. Although hurricane tracker maps on weatherunderground.com had Hurricane Matthew being much stronger, the devastation to many St. Augustine homes is everywhere. Take…


Even now, despair after the storm

By Lindsay Tahan gargoyle@flagler.edu ST. AUGUSTINE – Hurricane Matthew not only destroyed homes and businesses, but the aftermath of this hurricane left families including their children feeling hopeless and scared about their future livelihoods. Even after weeks since the hurricane…


Hurricane Matthew: Bakery takes a hard shot

By Brianna Kurzynowski gargoyle@flagler.edu When Hurricane Matthew hit the city of St. Augustine, it not only destroyed homes it also hit businesses hard. Sherry Stoppelbein, owner of Hot Shot Bakery and Cafe, was one of the downtown merchants who lost…



In Matthew’s wake, residents struggle to move on

By Ariel Thomas gargoyle@flagler.edu Driving through Davis Shores neighborhood post-Hurricane Matthew is jarring. Though the roadways are clear, many homes have piles of destroyed items strewn on the edge of their lawns, waiting to be picked up. These piles include…