The 2014 Back to School Tax Free holiday starts in Florida on Friday, August 1st at 12:01 A.M. It ends on Sunday, August 3rd. Find a list inside of the rules and list of items exempt from sales tax during this time period.
UPDATE: The “precautionary boil water notice” issued in Bay County on July 28 has been rescinded following the satisfactory completion of the bacteriological survey showing that the water is safe to drink.
Bay County Commissioners voted, Tuesday, to increase the maximum millage rate for the upcoming budget year. The rate is not set in stone yet, but it will not go any higher than the proposed 4.65 mills.
Travel is slow at certain times of day on some Bay County highways. In fact, News 13 gets consistent complaints from drivers tired of dealing with the tie ups. How can the situation improve? News 13 gets answers in this Problem Solver report. At Bay County’s Traffic Management Center, engineers can access 85 cameras around the county. Signal adjustments can be made to accommodate accident delays or other issues. But, is the system working the best it can? Traffic Engineering Manger Keith Brya...
The numbers are in and budget is unbalanced in Jackson County. The county is facing a deficit of over half a million dollars and now commissioners are revisiting millage rates and department needs to strike a balance.