May 9

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. US-CHINA TRADE TALKS IN 11TH HOUR An increase in American tariffs on Chinese imports looms as the U.S. and China — the world’s two biggest economies — continue sparring over trade. 2. POPE ISSUES A GROUNDBREAKING LAW Francis will require all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. TRUMP: US LEAVING ‘HORRIBLE’ IRAN DEAL The president withdraws the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran, declaring he is making the world safer by restoring the “highest level” of economic sanctions. 2. WHO’S JETTING TO PYONGYANG U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to North Korea to finalize details of a planned […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 9

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 9

SPECIAL ELECTION SET FOR SEAT RESIGNED BY FLORIDA SENATOR Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order Monday to set a July 25 primary election for the seat formerly held by Republican Sen. Frank Artiles. The special election will take place Sept. 26. Artiles resigned April 21, four days after he used the slur and vulgarities […]

AFSOC Commander honored

AFSOC Commander honored

The enlisted force of Air Force Special Operations Command presented its commander with the highest honor it can bestow upon an individual. Exactly 551 enlisted AFSOC Airmen inducted Lt. Gen. Eric Fiel into the Order of Sword May 9 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center in Fort Walton Beach. Read more in the May 22 issue of […]

County announces flooding debris pickup services

County announces flooding debris pickup services

The Santa Rosa County Commission approved flood debris pickup in the unincorporated areas of Santa Rosa County at the May 8 commission meeting. Crews from the Santa Rosa Public Works department will begin picking up sorted debris placed curbside beginning Friday, May 9. Residents who do not live in the cities of Gulf Breeze or […]