In some areas of Jackson County up to six feet of water sits on top of county roads. many others have massive washouts and exposed pipes as a result of last week's rain event.Last week Jackson County declared a Local State of Emergency, and the emergency has been extended through this week. This allows the county access to more supplies, money and manpower; all of which are greatly needed now. Fairview Road at the Panhandle cutoff in Marianna is under 5-6 feet of water and is one of 59 count...
Governor Rick Scott was joined by Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey, Florida sheriffs and police chiefs to announce Florida’s crime rate dropped 4.7 percent compared to 2012, putting Florida at a 43-year crime low.
The Panama City Beach Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that occurred on Tuesday evening. According to the Beach PD, the accident happened on Back Beach Road and the intersection of Lullwater Drive.
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Florida as a result of freeze and frost on Jan. 7 - 31, 2014.