Miami-Dade unemployment figures for the month of January dropped below double digits for the first time in years, echoing a continuing drop in state unemployment numbers released Tuesday.
Students from across Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties put their spelling skills to the test Tuesday at the Miami Herald’s 72nd annual spelling bee competition.
The grades are out for Florida’s school districts, and in South Florida, the only districts to get an A report card are Broward and Monroe County. Miami-Dade was rated B, among 23 districts to get that score in results released Monday by the Florida Department of Education.
The Keys are the most hurricane prone area of the United States with some 600 miles of coastline. Most of the Keys are no more than 4 to 7 feet above sea level. This means the Keys are especially vulnerable to storm surge flooding.
The crime rate in Florida is the lowest in 40 years, according to new statistics for 2010 released Tuesday by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). Rates were also down in South Florida.
If healthy living is important to you, you’re living in the right place. Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe Counties have been ranked as among the healthiest in the state by a national health organization, but the director of Miami-Dade’s health department believes we have plenty of room for improvement.
Keys officials arrest man suspected in a rash of car break-ins.
If you’re looking to buy a boat, you’re going to need a title and registration for your new waterway warrior.