Voter-registration numbers showed Democrats have more registered voters in Florida’s seven most populated counties but Republicans have a huge advantage in some mid-sized counties.
University of South Florida researchers on Thursday announced they had identified the first set of remains exhumed from 55 unmarked graves at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a now-closed Panhandle reform school.
Florida Panhandle officials are cleaning up over 1,700 pounds of weathered oil from the 2010 BP oil spill.
One of South Florida’s beaches made the Top 10 Beach List for 2014.
While South Florida warms up to the lower 80s Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service is forecasting snow for parts of the Florida Panhandle thanks to an arctic blast.
Schools, courts and government offices throughout the western Panhandle plan to close because of the anticipated snow and ice.
Panhandle residents sounded off Thursday against the state expanding gambling.
The University of South Florida researchers who received a permit to exhume the long-buried bodies of boys at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a former “high risk” reform school in Marianna, will begin excavation Saturday.
Relief is on the way for residents in Florida’s Panhandle following flooding in July.
South Florida is used to heavy rain during the rainy season, but the amount of rain residents in the panhandle of Florida are seeing is almost unprecedented for a non-tropical system.