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Community Work Squads Impact on Florida’s Communities and Inmates

The Florida Department of Corrections today highlighted the exceptional cost-avoidance provided by inmate community work squads.

Published: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:58:02 GMT

Man Arrested in Connection with Saturday Shooting in Valdosta

Valdosta police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting last weekend on Simpson Street.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:48:25 GMT

Bargain Frame Yields Family Photos

Woman finds children's photos tucked inside frame at Goodwill

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:49:53 GMT

U.S. Rep. Graham Urges Social Security Office to be Reopened in Gadsden Co.

Representative Gwen Graham sent a letter to the Social Security Administration urging the agency to reopen the Gadsden field office and restore access to the in-person services the community has come to expect and rely on. Rep. Graham also criticized SSA for closing the Gadsden County Social Security field office without public input and little warning to the community.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:46:49 GMT

Budget Cuts Hit Clerks of Court

Leon County's Clerk of Court faced with 5% cutback in final quarter of the year

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:50:19 GMT

Leon County Booking Report: July 2, 2015

Tallahassee, FL - Attached is a PDF file containing all bookings at the Leon County Jail from July 1, 2015.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:37:15 GMT

Students Lending Helping Hand In Thomasville

Douglass High School in Thomasville is now a pre-school and an after-school program that serves hundreds; soon those kids will have a new place to learn and play.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:48:35 GMT

Governor Scott and Attorney General Bondi Respond to Settlement with BP over Oil Spill

Officials in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana have announced an $18.7 billion settlement with BP that resolves years of litigation over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:10:24 GMT

Police Ticket Quotas Outlawed in Sunshine State

A new law is cracking down on police quotas.

Published: Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:47:20 GMT

Survey: Nearly One-Third Traveling for July 4th Holiday

A new TripAdvisor survey found that Thursday, July 2nd, would be the busiest travel day of the holiday.

Published: Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:25:16 GMT