HURRICANE IRMA: NO WORD FROM PUBLIX ON PALM BEACH COUNTY STORES

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There is no update whatsoever from Publix concerning its stores that have been closed since noon on Saturday. While the company announced stores in Sarasota are reopening today following that area’s dusting from Irma, the company is saying nothing about the status of stores thorughout Palm Beach County. The Publix website hasn’t been updated in a day. Its Twitter feed is devoid of information for our region.
One issue: FPL’s very serious issues restoring power to Palm Beach County. The vast majority of Palm Beach County lost power during the storm — even though the storm barely hit our region as a Catgegory 1 hurricane. FPL’s disaster as a company is now affecting companies county-wide. Publix can’t operate in powerless stores.
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