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Transportation department monitoring road conditions

FDOT’s winter weather plan has been developed to keep Florida’s highway system safe and operational in all types of weather conditions.

Motorists may notice an increased number of FDOT vehicles on state routes as maintenance and operations staff respond to winter weather conditions. If icy conditions are detected, FDOT crews will deploy various tankers, bridge deck sprayers and other equipment to apply anti-icing products on bridges and overpasses to prevent ice from bonding to the pavement surface.

FDOT will collaborate with state and local law enforcement to evaluate roads for closure if icy conditions make it challenging to maintain a drivable roadway. Motorists are encouraged to use all available information and follow law enforcement closure announcements until weather conditions improve before venturing out in your vehicle

Navarre Press owner and partner acquire Milton, Crestview papers

Effective January 2022, the Santa Rosa Press Gazette in Milton and the Crestview News Bulletin in Crestview are under new ownership.

Through a partnership between Sandi Kemp of Navarre Press and Todd Neves of Neves Media, the two papers will be two separate companies operated effectively immediately as a weekly print edition and a daily online website. Kemp, who founded Navarre Press more than 20 years ago, said the newspapers will focus on sharing local news, sports and feature coverage news important to each community.

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