Cowboy Wedding Brings Tears, LaughterWearing cowboy boots and bolo ties, Steve Schlairat and Ozzie Russ exchanged wedding vows as they stood beside two saddles perched atop bales of hay on a chilly Saturday afternoon with friends and family looking on.
Same-Sex Couples Prepare To Marry This WeekThis week, Clerks of Courts will start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Florida.
Gay Marriage Fight Finds Unlikely Home In Rural PanhandleStephen Schlairet and Ozzie Russ have almost as much in common with their neighbors in the tiny Panhandle community of Chipley as the way of life that sets them apart.
Florida Asks Who Can Issue Gay-Marriage LicensesGay couples whose challenge to Florida's ban on same-sex marriage led it to be declared unconstitutional say that clerks in all Florida counties should be able to issue marriage licenses to gay couples starting next week.
Judge Orders State Response On Same-Sex Marriage LicensesA federal judge Wednesday ordered the state to respond by Monday in an increasingly heated legal debate about whether county clerks should begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Jan. 6.
Florida Clerks Won't Give Gays Marriage LicensesAn Associated Press survey has revealed most of Florida's 67 clerks of court don't plan to issue marriage licenses to gay couples on January 6th.
County Asks Judge To Clarify Gay Marriage RulingThe county at the center of Florida's gay marriage ban debate is asking a judge to clarify his order allowing same-sex couples to marry.
Supreme Court Won't Stop Gay Marriages In FloridaSame-sex weddings could begin as soon as January 6, 2015 after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida.
Miami-Dade, Broward Rank Among State's Healthiest CountiesSouth Florida is home to some of Florida’s healthiest residents, according to a national study.
Florida Still Has Dry CountiesIn a state where "Margaritaville" — Jimmy Buffett's love song to beachside drinking — is practically Florida's official anthem, it might come as a surprise that there are counties where residents can't buy beer, wine or liquor at all.
Panhandle Voters Approve Slots, Court Battle LoomsVoters in two north Florida counties approved measures that may allow slot machine permits at pari-mutual facilities in the counties on Tuesday.