Updated: 9:32 PM Florida’s legislative session hit the half way mark this week and advocates for the poor are angry that legislative leaders have so far not embraced Governor Rick Scott’s call for the state to accept billions for a Medicaid expansion.
Updated: 9:33 PM Legislation to speed up executions in Florida is now speeding through the process. The bill would reduce the number of years inmates spend on death row by speeding up appeals and letting the governor and legislature review judges.
Updated: 7:19 AM Panama City Beach and Bay County Tourist Development Council officials dedicated the area's newest attraction Friday night, ringing in the new era of the $2.6 million Aaron Bessant Park amphitheater.
Posted: 5:52 PM Bay County and the state of Florida's attempts to recover 750-thousand dollars in economic incentive money from the defunct Redpine Medical Company could end in Tallahassee as soon as Monday afternoon.
Updated: 11:17 PM The panhandle is now home to the newest, most high-tech movie theater in the country. The Carmike Cinema's Boulevard Ten opened last weekend at SanDestin's Grand Boulevard retail center.
Updated: 9:11 PM Friends and family of an 18-year old Blountstown man, who was killed in Tulsa Oklahoma last month, have been working to keep his memory alive by spearheading the Chaz Fain Memorial Scholarship.
Updated: 8:02 AM A bill to ban internet cafes is headed to the governor’s desk and it could be signed as early as next week banning the sweepstakes games immediately. The bill passed the full senate Thursday afternoon over objections about unintended consequences of the legislation.