Tag: blackout

Scott PowersJune 20, 2017

Orange County’s landscaping companies with certified trained technicians will still be able to apply nitrogen fertilizers during the rainy season – now – but with some stricter rules and tougher penalties. The Orange County Commission updated its fertilizer laws Tuesday evening after a long public hearing that pitted environmental activists who wanted a full rainy […]

Michael MolineSeptember 3, 2016

Hurricane Hermine put a hurtin’ on cellphone service in North Florida, but people were finding ways to cope via emergency communications hubs set up by wireless companies and public officials. Meanwhile, power slowly began to flow again in Tallahassee as crews wrapped up repairs to major transmission lines. And Gov. Rick Scott planned damage-inspection visits to Panacea and […]


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