Governor Rick Scott and the Republican-led Florida Legislature were rebuked by a federal judge Thursday for cutting early voting days.
Voters in five Florida counties will be allowed to begin casting their primary votes Monday, while most of the state will wait until next Saturday
Jobs provide many perks. One perk of being a Monroe County deputy: saving on gas by taking home your patrol car. However, since June 1st, newly-hired Monroe County deputies have been feeling pain at the pump, just like the rest of us.
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.