Updated: 5:41 PM Tuesday the FDA approved the Plan B One-Step Emergency Contraception pill to be sold without a prescription for women 15 and older- that from 17 and up in the past. Teen pregnancy rates have been on the decline in recent years, but not in small rural counties.
Posted: 9:30 AM Governor Rick Scott has vetoed alimony reform legislation that advocates describe as unfriendly to women and families. One more day remains in the legislative session in Tallahassee and the bill's sponsor is doing his best to save the majority of the legislation.
Posted: 8:53 PM Governor Rick Scott announced that the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees have proposed $58 million in early restoration projects for Florida. To date, Phases I and II of early restoration projects for Florida have totaled $11.4 million.
Updated: 8:47 PM There have been several runaways in the past few weeks in our area, leaving some wondering, why are they doing it?
Sadly, with the quick click of a mouse, kids can find a website glamorizing running away from home.
Updated: 1:05 PM Walton County third graders are already learning about replenishing the environment. They've been participating in a "Grasses in Classes" program this year, growing chord grass to replant along the bay.
Updated: 4:36 PM This week's Golden Apple Award winner teaches World History at Holmes County High School. You could say Becky Motley is part of the fabric of the school, with a teaching legacy that literally spans generations.
Updated: 7:47 AM After eight weeks in the nine week legislative session, just 66 bills had been sent to the Governor, but since Monday, lawmakers have sent him twice as many and more are on the way. The crush of the legislature's final week makes tempers flare.