Appeals Court Rejects Lawsuit That Sought Closure Of Florida Beaches Due To COVID Raising questions about whether the case was “frivolous” or filed in “bad faith,” an appeals court Friday rejected a Northwest Florida attorney’s lawsuit that sought to force Gov. Ron DeSantis to close beaches statewide to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
13-Year-Old Florida Teen Invents Emergency Kit To Prevent DrowningsAfter hearing of several drownings in the Gulf of Mexico over the past few years, Kaial Hajik, a 13-year-old Boy Scout and aspiring Air Force Academy cadet, worked with his father to devise an emergency kit prototype called the "LifeBoKx."
Florida Coronavirus: Gov. Ron DeSantis Pushes Back Over Beach Closure LawsuitPointing to his “discretionary” powers in dealing with emergencies, Gov. Ron DeSantis is asking a circuit judge to toss out a lawsuit aimed at forcing statewide beach closures because of the novel coronavirus.
Florida Coronavirus Threat Not Keeping Spring Breakers Off Some BeachesWhile most of the major beaches in South Florida are closed, across the state many beaches remain open and filled with spring breakers.
Two Florida Beaches Make Dr. Beach's Top 10 ListFlorida is known for its beaches and this year two have made “Dr. Beach's Top 10 List."
Florida Cities That Allow People To Drive On Their Beaches May Crackdown After A Series Of AccidentsMillions of people will head to the beach this holiday weekend and, in some cases, so will drivers.
2 Florida Beaches Make Dr. Beach's Top 10 ListSummer is here and the top beaches in the United States are beckoning.
Study: Amount Of Seaweed Washing Up On Florida Beaches Will Continue To GrowFloridians know the awful stench of seaweed in their local beaches all too well and a new study finds the annoying seagrass is sticking around even longer.
Sea Turtles Nested In Florida Despite 2018 Algae Bloom, Tropical StormsSea turtles nested consistently on Florida beaches in 2018, despite algae blooms that killed marine life and tropical storms, wildlife officials said.
Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins In Florida It’s that time of the year again. If you are planning a trip to the beach, be careful where you step. It's sea turtle nesting season and State wildlife officials are hoping for another good turnout this year.
Best Winter Getaways In AmericaWhether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.
Red Tide Inching Up SW Florida CoastlineBeachside city officials from Sanibel Island to Sarasota are keeping an eye on a red tide which is creeping up the southwest Florida coastline.