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Pace of tourism growth slows

Pace of tourism growth slows

The rate of Santa Rosa County tourism tax collections, while still on the rise from recent years, has slowed a bit during the past four months and caught the eye of area leisure industry leaders. Although the county’s share of lodging receipts, the so-called bed tax, totaled about $93,000 in February, the latest figures available, […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Apr. 5

Five Things to Know in Florida for Apr. 5

SCIENTISTS BEMOAN SEAWORLD DECISION TO STOP BREEDING ORCAS They say they will gradually lose vital opportunities to learn things that could help killer whales in the wild. SeaWorld’s 29 captive orcas in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio will remain on display for perhaps decades to come and will be available in the meantime for […]