April 20

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 20

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 20

FLORIDA STATE SENATOR PUBLICLY APOLOGIZES FOR RACIAL SLURS, INSULTS Florida state senator apologized Wednesday for using a racial slur and vulgar insults during a private, after-hours conversation with two African-American colleagues, but black lawmakers say that wasn’t enough and called for his removal. Republican Sen. Frank Artiles gave the three-minute apology on the Senate floor […]

The 411 on 420

The 411 on 420

“420” has long been associated with marijuana. For years April 20 has been a sort of unofficial holiday, Weed Day, for smoking the illegal substance around the globe. The term “420” has become a universal code for pot smoking, possession and being high. Read the full article in the April 20 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 20

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 20

SLAIN FLORIDA PRIEST WORKED WITH PEOPLE WHO WERE ‘DANGEROUS’ The Rev. Rene Wayne Robert is believed to have been helping a troubled Jacksonville man recently released from jail when he was killed, authorities say. They believe the suspect kidnapped the priest, took him to Georgia in his own car and killed him there, but the […]

Four years after the oil spill

Four years after the oil spill

April 20, 2010. Some may have trouble remembering what happened nearly four years ago, but as soon as the words “oil spill” are mentioned, they immediately remember and many local residents have vivid of memories of the spring and summer of 2010. It didn’t take long for experts and members of the media to determine […]