Five Things to Know in Florida for July 21

IN THE MARKET FOR A THRONE? CHECK OUT THIS ESTATE SALE

A motorcycle, nativity statutes, mannequins and a gold-and-silver-painted throne are among the scores of items being sold off in a massive estate sale by The Holy Land Experience religious theme park as it deals with a financial crunch. The estate sale by the Christian theme park starts Thursday and lasts through Saturday. The Holy Land Experience is holding the sale amid declining revenue and contributions.

PARENTS WON’T SUE DISNEY OVER SON’S DEATH BY GATOR

Matt and Melissa Graves of Omaha, Nebraska, said in a statement Wednesday they want to focus on their family’s future health. A family spokeswoman, Sara Brady, says she couldn’t say whether a financial settlement had been reached with Disney World.

FLORIDA WOMAN FINDS MAN’S REMAINS IN THRIFT STORE DRESSER

Brittany Gaither says she was shopping at Coronado Thrift and Boutique Shop in New Smyrna Beach earlier this month when she found the wooden box in a dresser drawer. It had a Phoenix funeral home label with the name of Robert Roy “Rusty” Fanning and the date of his cremation in 1988.

BABY FOUND ALONE IN CAMPER AFTER DAD ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE

Nassau County Sheriff’s officials say 30-year-old Russell Christopher Bird was arrested on child neglect and drug charges on Tuesday. Authorities stopped Bird’s truck near the camper where he was living. As deputies were arresting him, Bird started yelling to his landlord to get the baby from the camper.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA COULD BE AVAILABLE IN FLORIDA NEXT WEEK

The department informed Trulieve and Hackney Nursery — the Northwest Florida dispensing organization — that they have received authorization to process and dispense low-THC cannabis. Trulieve CEO Kim Rivers said they will be able to begin statewide delivery almost immediately and intend to begin sales at a dispensary facility in Tallahassee within the coming days.

 

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