Stilt homes, raised roads, maybe a huge wall. Can Miami-Dade stay safe from storm surge?  

It’s been almost a century since a powerful hurricane drove storm surge up the Miami River, a worst-case scenario for what is now one of the most densely populated and at-risk coastal cities in the nation. 


Panama City Herald  

Florida Health Department of Bay County promotes diabetes awareness  

CALLAWAY — November acknowledges the start of National Diabetes Month, and one Bay County health department program aims to help spread awareness.   


North Fort Myers Neighborhood 

Lee County Commissioners approve grant agreements for housing assistance 

The Lee Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to award Disaster Assistance State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) grant agreements totaling about $4.5 million to nonprofit housing development organizations to assist households affected by Hurricane Ian. 


FOX 35 

Brightline to test trains at higher speeds through northern Brevard County  

LAKE MARY, Fla. – Brightline continues its work on the Orlando extension of its higher-speed rail service from South Florida.  Train testing will be conducted in northern Brevard County with the trains traveling up to 79 mph over the next week.  



Bay County Commissioners aim to make area more water accessible when wildfires strike  

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Bay County Commissioners are finding ways to protect residents from future wildfires. They voted to apply for a Post Fire Mitigation Grant from FEMA at Tuesday’s commission meeting. It’s aimed at providing funding for fire safety. 



Gadsden County set to host Drive-Thru Appreciation Luncheon for local veterans  

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. — To express gratitude to local veterans, Gadsden County are inviting veterans to a drive-thru appreciation luncheon on Veterans Day, Nov.11. 


My Panhandle 

Supporters say one-cent tax is the ‘best solution’ for Walton County  

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — Walton County business owners and locals are sharing their thoughts on the controversial sales tax referendum. 



Marco Eagle  

Hurricane Ian debris removal at record pace in Collier County  

The approach to removing the mountains of debris from Hurricane Ian will soon change in Naples — and elsewhere in Collier County.