Updated: 03/19/2014 - At the height of a recession and state budget shortfall in 2009, lawmakers raised taxes on cigarettes and vehicle registrations. At least the license plate fees should be coming off the books.
Updated: 03/19/2014 - In-state tuition for undocumented aliens in the state of Florida took another step towards becoming a reality, but barely.
Posted: 03/18/2014 - The Bay County Sheriff's Office has posted double red flags on the beaches of Bay County. The posting of double red flags closes Bay County beaches to swimmers by County Ordinance due to extremely hazardous surf and current conditions.
Posted: 03/17/2014 - Walton County is seeing more settlement money from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. County Commissioners and Tourists Development Council officials are receiving more than $7 million combined. Both groups are deciding how to spend the money.
Posted: 03/17/2014 - It took three days, but Destin voters know who won the City Council seat three race. Tuesday's election results were too close to call, so Okaloosa County Elections officials turned to a recount process Friday. The race finally came down to a cut of the cards.
Updated: 03/16/2014 - The National Weather Service in Tallahassee says there is a high risk of dangerous Rip Currents in Northwest Florida until 6:00 AM CDT Monday.