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Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 17

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 17

911 CALLS SHOW PULSE PATRONS DESPERATELY WAITING FOR HELP The last batch of 911 audio recordings released Wednesday by the city of Orlando captures patrons desperately waiting for first responders. The operators repeatedly tell them help is on the way but that there are a lot of people to rescue in the club, as well […]

Beach restoration on hold

Beach restoration on hold

The already-delayed Navarre Beach restoration is now stalled until at least the end of April because of an equipment breakdown that has hit the dredge-and-fill contractor, Weeks Marine Inc. Uncertainty still surrounds exactly how much of the $17 million sand-moving effort will be footed by beach property owners. County Commissioners are discussing budget possibilities that […]

Navarre Beach renewal in line behind Sarasota

Navarre Beach renewal in line behind Sarasota

When Weeks Marine Inc. postponed its scheduled restoration of Pensacola Beach last week it seemed to signal that the company could start dredging and filling on Navarre Beach as planned on or about April 1. That’s because some of the same equipment and crew members used in filling in Pensacola Beach with sand dredged from […]

FWC approves limited bear hunting in Florida

FWC approves limited bear hunting in Florida

For the first time in two decades, bear hunting will be allowed in the state of Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved hunting at its three-day commissioner meeting last week in Sarasota. Several areas of the state will be open for hunting over the course of a short season in late October. […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for June 24

5 Things to Know in Florida for June 24

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about in Florida today. Wildlife commissioners to take final vote on bear hunting The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will take a final vote on whether to allow bear hunting in the state. Commissioners are scheduled to discuss the issue […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for May 12

5 Things to Know in Florida for May 12

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about in Florida today. Bear killed in collision with 2 cars in north Florida A black bear was killed in north Florida after being struck by two cars in the second such accident in the area over the past 8 days. The Florida Highway Patrol says […]