Big Cypress National Preserve

Never-ending work along the Florida Trail

Never-ending work along the Florida Trail

Ed Williamson had no idea the Florida Trail existed, at least not until a chance encounter with people from the Western Gate Chapter of the Florida Trail Association. He came across a booth at an Earth Day event in Pensacola and the rest is history. “I was curious about it and asked some questions and […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 17

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 17

ROAD CONSTRUCTION WORKER KILLED BY STREET SWEEPER TRUCK Everett Leslie Rolfe was killed Friday. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Rolfe was flagging traffic at a Hastings intersection as the sweeper truck moved through the area. Officials say Rolfe was walking backward when the sweeper’s rear bumper hit him. FLORIDA OFFICIALS: MAN FLEEING IN STOLEN […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 10

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 10

1 YEAR AND A DAY IN PRISON FOR THREATENING FLORIDA MOSQUES The Justice Department reported 43-year-old Martin Alan Schnitzler’s sentencing in a news release Monday. He pleaded guilty in February to obstructing persons in the free exercise of religious beliefs. He had faced up to 20 years in prison. LEAPING STURGEON KNOCKS BOATER UNCONSCIOUS ON […]