St. Lucie County
After drawing heavy debate during the spring legislative session, a measure is now on Gov. Rick Scott’s desk that would allow undocumented-immigrant students to pay in-state tuition rates at Florida colleges and universities.
South Florida rounded out the month of May with a near-average amount of rainfall.
The rainy season in South Florida is only weeks away, but it was a dry month of April with slightly below average rainfall totals according to South Florida Water Management District experts.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott pledged $130 million on Wednesday intended for Florida’s Everglades and South Florida waterways projects for the upcoming year.
Schools are closed in Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties Friday due to flooding. In addition, the Palm Beach County Emergency Management Office reports a portion of Interstate 95, between mm 56 and 60, is closed due to flooding.
If you are planning to head to up the coast, you may want to pack some bug spray.
Health officials have issued an alert for mosquito-borne illness after four cases of four cases of dengue fever were confirmed along Florida’s Treasure Coast.
There aren’t any cases in South Florida but state health officials have confirmed three cases of dengue fever in central Florida.
Admiring Florida manatees is a favorite pastime of many folks but if you get too close, you could end up behind bars.
Eleven days after the Nov. 6 election, election workers in St. Lucie County begun a recount of early votes in the race between Republican U.S. Rep. Allen West and Patrick Murphy, the man who apparently unseated him.