Posted: 4:56 PM More than eighty percent of the voters who showed-up for Tuesday’s special election rejected a proposal that would have allowed the city's fire district board the ability to raise a millage cap. Wednesday the fire district commissioners are trying to figure out how they'll manage next year's budget.
Updated: 5:18 PM State and local governments are cashing in on red light camera tickets. Just shy of a million were written in the year that ended June 30th. Some lawmakers tried to get rid of the cameras this past spring, but the cameras will remain but will be a touch more friendlily to motorists.
Updated: 7:36 AM Under a new bill passed through the house and senate, Floridians facing mental illness will be banned from purchasing a gun. Supporters say it will save lives, while medical professionals say it will wrongfully take away second amendment rights for a large group of Floridians.
Updated: 10:29 AM Administrators at Breakfast Point Academy are still trying to find a cheaper solution to alleviate overcrowding. Their plans to add 10 portable classrooms may be limited by wetlands on the campus.
Updated: 9:05 AM Walton County Commissioners considered a full agenda tonight. They are moving forward with the search for a new county administrator and selected a new tourist development council director.
Updated: 6:18 PM Every teacher in the state should receive between $2,500 and $3,500 more a year, but the state did not give local school districts any money to provide raises for para-professionals or non-instructional personnel like bus drivers and cafeteria workers.
Updated: 4:32 PM Bay County business owners are preparing for what they hope will be a busy summer tourism season. Part of that preparation means hiring additional employees. Experts say job prospects are improving for those looking for work.