Washington County commissioner, Steve Joyner, dies at age 66  

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Allen Steve Joyner, 66, of Chipley, passed away surrounded by family on July 31st, 2022. Joyner was born on March 11, 1956 in Escambia county. 


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Sheriff hands out bonuses in extra compensation to top staff, aides  

Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw has been distributing millions of dollars in extra compensation to his executive staff and deputies for at least the past three years, department data shows. 




Red handed: The connection between human pollution and Florida’s worsening red tide outbreaks  

When the ominous rust-colored cloud of red tide begins to saturate coastal waters in Southwest Florida, it means beach closures. Asthma attacks. Itchy skin and watery eyes. Dead fish and a wretched smell that can spoil the salty breeze. 



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Bill Aims To Reclassify Broadband As Essential To Promote Net Neutrality  

Two Democratic senators unveiled a new bill to codify broadband as an essential service and prevent discriminatory practices. 



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As Remote Work Sticks, Cities Seek New Ways to Lure People Downtown  

The health of businesses, real estate and tax revenues is on the line. But some see an opportunity in reimagining city centers as places less dependent on office workers. 


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Debunking Stereotypes About Mobile Homes Could Make Them a New Face of Affordable Housing  

Over 20 million Americans live in manufactured housing. Yet many people, including urban planners and affordable housing researchers, see mobile homes as problematic.