Trash talk: Counties figure out what to do with garbage as populations rise  

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — It’s a bit of a stinky subject: trash, and it’s increasing across Florida. 



Escambia County proposes ordinance to reduce distractions on the road  

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. — An Escambia County ordinance looks to keep people out of medians and roadways, and minimize some of the distractions pedestrians can cause. 


Capital Outlook  

Leon County named state EMS provider of the year  

Leon County Emergency Medical Services was named EMS Provider of the Year by the Florida Department of Health. 



Wakulla County commissioners vote on hiring freeze amid incorrect property value assessment  

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (WCTV) – Wakulla County commissioners voted Monday to freeze the new-hire process, after an incorrect property value assessment threw off the budget more than $2 million. 




Feds ease capital requirement for broadband funding 

The rule, which required internet companies to put down millions of dollars upfront, would have excluded all but the biggest provider