Hurricane season is right around the corner, and as many South Floridians know, some hurricanes gain strength while others fall apart.
Broward County agencies are participating in a day-long, emergency simulation exercise in Plantation.
While attending the annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Orlando on Monday, Gov. Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill which would create three sales tax holidays this year including one right at the start of hurricane season.
When it comes to storm surge, there are two important points those living in flood zones should know: how far from the beach the water will spread and how high that water will rise.
People needing to evacuate their home during an emergency are a step closer to being able to carry a concealed weapon.
There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.
Floridians will have some help to prepare for the 2014 hurricane season with a 15-day sales tax holiday.
Miami-Dade County has one of the toughest building codes in the country. Doors and windows on newly constructed homes can withstand hurricane force winds, thanks in large part to longtime Building Director Charles Danger. But even though plenty of danger remains from hurricanes, Miami-Dade County will be without Charlie Danger when he retires this week after three decades on the job.
Miami Hurricanes head coach Al Golden led the football team through the wilderness of NCAA sanctions and to an undefeated record through seven games this season. Wednesday, his accomplishments this season were recognized with the Lombardi Award for Excellence in Coaching.
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, the state-backed insurer of last resort is predicting it will be down to only 750,000 policies by the end 2015.