Local News

  • AAA: Don't be fueled- premium not always worth the price
    on December 12, 2017 at 10:40 am

    Premium gasoline may not always for worth the price, according to new research from AAA.While some cars are designed to run on premium octane gasoline, others simply recommend it. Premium gasoline is pricey. AAA found that consumers wasted nearly […]

  • Man accused of planning mosque shooting heads to court
    on December 12, 2017 at 9:58 am

    The man accused of planning a mass shooting the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida will appear in court before a federal judge, Tuesday.69-year old Bernandino Bolatete was arrested after police say he illegally tried to buy a gun suppressor from […]

  • Family offers $500 reward for answers in man's hit-and-run death
    on December 12, 2017 at 3:19 am

    The family of a man found dead the morning after Thanksgiving is desperately pleading for answers.Jamie Anderson's body was discovered Nov. 24 in a ditch along Bowden Road South off Belfort Road. Investigators believe the 48-year-old was killed in a […]

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National News

  • Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military
    on December 11, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered another legal setback.The new policy reflects the difficult hurdles the federal government […]

  • Couple loses 400 pounds in amazing weight loss journey chronicled on social media
    on December 11, 2017 at 12:35 am

    A couple's natural weight loss journey is inspiring people across the nation.Lexi and Danny Reed have lost a combined 400 pounds since they committed to a 2016 new year resolution to lose weight together. The couple has chronicled their weight loss […]

  • Florida mayor accused of using dead people's parking permits
    on December 8, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    The mayor of a small Florida city has been arrested on allegations that she used dead people's disabled parking permits to park at City Hall.The Polk County Sheriff's Office said Davenport Mayor Darlene Bradley was arrested Tuesday and faces felony […]

Political News

  • Moore’s wife: One of their attorneys ‘is a Jew’
    on December 12, 2017 at 10:21 am

    MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn’t support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys “is a Jew.” […]

  • Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters
    on December 12, 2017 at 8:48 am

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Depending on who is making the case, Alabama’s special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing “decency” to prevail back home. At […]

  • Republican Moore embraces Trump message on eve of Alabama election
    on December 12, 2017 at 8:41 am

    By Andy Sullivan BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Reuters) – Dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct toward teenagers, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore cast himself as a staunch ally of President Donald Trump at a rally on the eve of […]

Sports News

  • FAMU names Willie Simmons head football coach
    on December 11, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    Willie Simmons is the new Florida A&M coach. The Tallahassee native will be formally introduced during a news conference on Tuesday. Simmons has been the head coach at Prairie View A&M the past three seasons. The 37-year old played at […]

  • Florida Gators hire strength & conditioning coach
    on December 11, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    Florida has hired Nick Savage as its director of strength and conditioning. The Gators made the announcement Monday, making Savage the fourth assistant new coach Dan Mullen has brought with him from Mississippi State. Savage spent the last four […]

  • Jaguars to ban fans who threw objects at Seahawks player
    on December 11, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    The Jaguars' biggest home win in the past decade had an ugly ending. The Jaguars (9-4) took exception to the way the Seahawks (8-5) handled the final snaps, two kneel-downs in the closing seconds of Jacksonville's 30-24 victory.Seahawks defensive […]

Financial News

  • More credit card skimmers found on Florida gas pumps than in years past
    on December 11, 2017 at 9:51 pm

    More than 500 credit card skimmers were discovered on Florida gas pumps in the first 10 months of this year, which is twice as many as in the previous two years combined.Carlos Collins, who owns Unity Child Care Development School in Tallahassee, […]

  • Negron says Senate likely to consider tax amendment
    on December 9, 2017 at 1:21 am

    Senate President Joe Negron said Friday he is open to the concept of a constitutional amendment that would make it harder for the Legislature to raise taxes.In an interview with The News Service of Florida, Negron, R-Stuart, said the Senate is […]

  • Property tax money could be key in education budget
    on December 8, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Education Commissioner Pam Stewart told a Senate budget panel Thursday that funding would be "woefully short" next year if lawmakers do not use an increase in property tax collections to support schools.Gov. Rick Scott's proposed budget for […]

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