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World War II re-enactor John Thomas of Bradenton recently traveled to Crystal Beach to help with the filming of a video that teaches Pinellas County fourth-graders about history and a unique tree with ties to the war.
Last year, more than 7.3 million people visited the Consumer Updates section of FDA.gov to get health information. The FDA has provided Patch with this list of the 10 most popular topics in 2012. Some things on the list might surprise you!
Public Safety, Halloween
The Florida Highway Patrol has launched an aggressive crackdown on impaired drivers that runs through Nov. 4. Drivers are warned not to use Halloween merrymaking as an excuse to drive drunk.
New commercial fishing mandates went into effect Oct. 16. A Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Decal is now a must to comply with the new requirement.
The mysterious softball-sized eyeball is being studied in St. Petersburg after washing up on a Florida beach last week.
Beginning Oct. 16, boats operating more than three nautical miles offshore must undergo a mandatory safety examination, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Fed up with problems from RNC-provided buses, the Republican Party of Florida hired a charter bus company to transport its delegates.
Government, Back to School
Florida's 2012 Sales Tax Holiday runs Friday-Sunday. Here is what you need to know to find the best deals.
"The sheer size of it was unbelievable," said Brennan Russell, one of two scuba divers who videotaped a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a 25 foot-long whale shark in the Gulf of Mexico.
As the weather heats up, gators get more active, sometimes wandering in public. Here are safety tips for the public.
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