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VIDEO: Rattlesnake rescued on Pensacola Beach

Authorities helped a slithery friend on Pensacola Beach on Monday.Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies and the National Park Service rescue a five to six-foot rattlesnake near the 1000 block of Fort Pickens Road on Pensacola Beach.Check out the video below:

WEAR - 2018-09-18 12:59:41

Florida pharmacy robber arrested

The Osceola County Sheriff's Office says that deputies responded to a robbery at the CVS located at 3300 S. Orange Blossom Trail in Kissimmee on August 27th. The suspect was said to have entered the business, approached the counter, and snatched money from the register and the cashier's hand.

FOX35ORLANDO.COM - 2018-09-19 02:10:00

Florida governor booed out of restaurant over red tide algae issues

Scott was making a campaign stop in Venice, Fla. when he was met with angry protesters outside of Mojo’s Real Cuban restaurant on Monday, the Sarasota Herald-Tribunereported. The governor, who is term-limited under Florida's constitution, is currently in a tight race against incumbent Sen.Bill Nelso

THE HILL - 2018-09-18 11:38:59

Florida’s economy is booming, but not for everybody. How will that affect the governor's race? | Florida Phoenix

On the campaign trail, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott, and their GOP allies paint a rosy picture of the state’s job growth and economy.

FLORIDAPHOENIX.COM - 2018-09-18 11:00:33

Florida First Lady’s Loan To Accountant For Governor’s Blind Trust May Have Broken State Law - South Florida Reporter

First Lady Ann Scott’s loan to Cathy Gellatly was disclosed in late July in a federal financial disclosure form filed by Republican Scott as he runs for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Bill Nelson. Because Senate disclosure rules are vague, the loan could have been for as much as $250,000.

SOUTHFLORIDAREPORTER.COM - 2018-09-19 01:35:56

3 THINGS TO DO This Week Sept. 19

Celebrate the arts, dining, history and community spirit that makes Destin special as you visit dozens of exhibits and vendors from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 22 at the first HarborFest celebration at HarborWalk. Taste local and regional craft brews, see artists’ hand-crafted items and enjoy the Destin History

DESTIN LOG - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

Veterans Legacy Program: Cpl. Earl LaPan, South Florida artist and World War II Veteran - VAntage Point

Cpl. Earl LaPan, a World War II U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran, created hundreds of works of art displayed across South Florida. He became an accomplished artist early in life, beginning his career in New Jersey before moving to Florida in 1933. His paintings filled hotels in Miami and other areas of

VA.GOV - 2018-09-19 13:16:30

Pensacola wants to take Bayview cross case to the U.S. Supreme Court

The cross has been standing at Bayview Park for almost 75 years, but in 2016, a lawsuit against the City of Pensacola challenged this.

WEAR - 2018-09-18 23:47:26

VIDEO: Family wants answers after teenage son killed himself after being beaten

"Somebody should have come to the mother and father and told us this is what's going on with their child. So not only did he get bullied. He got bullied and the police knew, he got beat and the police knew, it happened at a school function and mom is never notified," explained Dana McGlone.


More than 40 New High Paying Tech Jobs Coming to the Area

Fort Walton Beach, Fla. - Jobs, jobs and more jobs are coming to the area. A new technology company is expanding its services and creating high paying jobs.

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-09-18 22:45:38

Sandestin Investments breaks ground on The Sandestin Hotel

MIRAMAR BEACH, FLA. - On Friday, September 14th,Sandestin Investments, LLCcelebrated the beginning of construction for the new 250-room full-service hotel,The Sandestin Hotel, will be located adjacent to the Baytowne Conference Center atSandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Completion of the hotel is sla

TRAVELDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

Top 5 Romantic things to do for Couples in South Florida - South Florida Reporter

Flanked by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida is a scenic peninsula which has been a haven for holidaymakers and romantic couples for some time. Whether it’s the allure of its many theme parks or the expansive Everglades, there are many activities for visitors to experience when they

SOUTHFLORIDAREPORTER.COM - 2018-09-19 01:25:23

BREAKING: Authorities looking for inmate who escaped Loxley Work Release Center

Gregory McCluskey, 38, left his assigned job in Foley at 9:10 p.m. on Sunday, according to an alert issued by the Alabama Department of Corrections.


Gulf Breeze Good Samaritan rescues Santa Rosa deputy from overturned patrol car

Sam Davilmar, 22, was buying a Frosty for his niece on Friday at the Wendy's on Gulf Breeze Parkway when he noticed a commotion directly across the road in front of Mr. Comic's Comic Book Shop.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-09-17 21:24:00

Rucker: Florida is Tennessee's season

At that moment, in my mind, I thought Tennessee would need to beat either West Virginia or Florida to win six regular-reason games and end Pruitt’s first season with a bowl trip.


Pensacola asks Supreme Court to hear Bayview Park cross case

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which is representing the city of Pensacola in the case, announced Tuesday it had filed a petition with the Supreme Court late Monday asking the court to hear the case.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-09-18 15:52:00

Fort Walton Beach Acting Chief of Police retiring, search to begin for new chief

Fort Walton Beach is recognizing its Acting Chief of Police, Bill Royal, for his retirement.


Firefighters Battle DeFuniak Springs Blaze

DeFuniak Springs, Fla. - Firefighters battled a serious blaze at a home in DeFuniak Springs Monday,


Report: Florida has too many charter schools operating without enough regulation

Watchdog group 'Integrity Florida' says that Florida has too many charter schools operating without enough regulation. Right now, Florida has 650 charter schools with about 350,000 students.

FOX35ORLANDO.COM - 2018-09-18 03:30:00

Top Seeds Dominate Titles at 2018 USTA Florida 'Bobby Curtis' Junior State Doubles Championships - USTA Florida

“We’ve played together since the 10s or 12s. We’re like brothers,” Fung said of his partner Wilson. “And our opponents, we’ve played them in singles, we’ve played them in doubles, so we’re all familiar with each other.”