Public power personnel from four Florida municipal electric utilities will be headed to the U.S. Virgin Islands Tuesday and Wednesday to assist with ongoing power restoration efforts after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) announced. “After Hurricane Irma tore through nearly the whole state, Florida utilities were the grateful beneficiaries of mutual […]
State offices in more than two dozen counties will be closed beginning Thursday, and counties up and down the east coast are encouraging residents to evacuate ahead Hurricane Matthew. The state Department of Management Services closed state offices in 26 counties on Thursday and Friday. The announcement came as Hurricane Matthew barrels over the Bahamas […]
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and St. Johns County Tax Collector Dennis W. Hollingsworth jointly announced Monday that participating tax collectors throughout Florida will expand concealed weapon license services to include renewals. “We’re making both the application and renewal process for concealed weapon licenses even more convenient for Floridians,” Putnam said in a […]
No doubt you’re wondering what new ways Florida’s alleged leaders have found to squander taxpayer money, suck up to the rich and further foul Florida’s environment. Well, prepare to be impressed: The Rick Scott administration is suing the feds for trying to protect rivers and wetlands. I mean, why should water get special rights: Does […]
On Tuesday, voters in Northeast Florida will learn the Republican candidate who could replace former state Sen. John Thrasher in Senate District 6. The region – mostly St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam counties — leans heavily for the GOP, and since the Democrats offered only nominal opposition, the winner will likely be the person filling Thrasher’s […]
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater will hit the pavement this weekend to support Republican state Rep. Travis Hutson in his campaign for Senate District 6. Atwater will be part of a St. Augustine canvassing event on Saturday, January 17. District 6 covers St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam counties and parts of Volusia County. “I am […]
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