Goodland works to rebuild after Hurricane Irma wrecks the community

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GOODLAND, Fla. –  Trouble seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, residents of Goodland feel like they still have a long road to recovery after Hurricane Irma.

Connie Brock says when irma ripped though goodland…It wrecked almost everything in it’s path, “You had all kind of debris naturally from the limbs of trees that were broken down furniture, parts of roofs, mud three inches deep.”

Fast forward to more than a month later, now the community is working to rebuild, “Everybody pitches in and helps. That’s what Goodland is all about” Brock said.

There’s still tree trunks to remove, houses to fix and piles to pick up. But locals say it’s much better than it was weeks ago thanks to the county, countless volunteers and neighbors.

Restaurants are coming back too like The Little Bar which opened wednesday. Right next to them, Stan’s restaurant, will open later this month.

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