Florida

Action-Packed Family-Friendly Vacations

Would it surprise you to hear that more people are booking family-friendly activities, up 300% from last year? In fact, the fastest growing types of experiences by U.S. travelers are kid-friendly activities, including going…

Stormy Start To Weekend

Warmer weather is certainly upon us.   However, the price to pay for that warmth is wet weather; perhaps even isolated severe weather. Rain returns to the region as a wave of low pressure runs along the gulf coast/panhandle of…

Georgia’s Jake Fromm Named SEC Offensive Co-Player Of The Week

Georgia sophomore quarterback Jake Fromm has been named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week following his performance versus No. 9 Florida in Jacksonville, Fla., according to a league announcement. Fromm split this week’s honor with Mississippi State quarterback…

Bulldogs Preparing for Gators

Seventh-ranked Georgia held a two-hour workout Wednesday in preparations for its upcoming SEC contest against ninth-ranked Florida in Jacksonville. The Bulldogs and Gators meet in a pivotal game in the race for the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division crown as they…

MEXICO BEACH DAMAGE

Hurricane Michael all but erased the small community of Mexico Beach, Florida about 20 miles east of Panama City Beach. Some homes are reduced to mere concrete slabs and others in shreds. Rescuers and residents struggled today to get…

HURRICANE MICHAEL PREPERATIONS

Panama City, Florida boarded up buildings and not a soul is seen on the streets , right before sunset Tuesday night. Florida, Georgia, and Alabama have issued States of Emergencies; and that covers ninety-two counties in Georgia and all…

MIAMI BEACH CLOSED

Officials of Miami-Dade County have closed an selected public beaches in the county. Haulover Beach was empty this afternoon. Officials have cited "An abundance of Caution" amongst recent tests following a rare outbreak of "Red Tide" along Florida's Atlantic…

Tourism Still Rebounding 1 Year After Hurricane Irma

(CNN) - One year after hurricane Irma's devastation, tourism in Florida is on the rebound. Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever seen in the Atlantic, hit southwest Florida on September 10th last year. The storm left…

Michelle Obama Sets Up Voter Events in NV, FL

(CNN) - Former first lady Michelle Obama is slated to take part in voter-participation events in Las Vegas and Miami this month. The group "When We All Vote" announced Mrs. Obama's planned appearances at the events on Wednesday. The…