Regan McCarthy

Senior Producer/Assignment Editor

Regan McCarthy is the Assignment Editor and Senior News Producer for WFSU News/ Florida Public Radio. Before coming to Tallahassee, Regan graduated with honors from Indiana University’s Ernie Pyle School of Journalism. She worked for several years for NPR member station WFIU in Bloomington, Ind., where she covered local and state government and produced feature and community stories. She has also worked for the London Business Matters Magazine and the Rochester Sentinel, a daily local newspaper. She is the recipient of six professional broadcast awards including first-place Best Radio Feature from the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.  When she isn’t tracking leading newsmakers she spends her time knitting, reading, strolling through the woods and brunching at new restaurants.  Follow Regan McCarthy on Twitter: @Regan_McCarthy

Florida Governor Rick Scott will unveil his budget wish list in Jacksonville Monday.

City of Tallahassee

The Tallahassee City Commission is set to take up a discussion Tuesday about an empty lot near the corner of Gaines Street and Railroad Avenue. The proposed use for the space is surrounded by growing controversy.

Victor Hanacek

Holiday shoppers are expected to spend a little more this year. The Florida Retail Federation is predicting a 4.5  percent increase in holiday spending this year over last.

Daniel Piraino via Flickr

Florida gets a good return on its investment when it spends money on its beaches. That’s according to a study from the state’s top economists.

Leon County Sheriff's Office

Leon County sheriff officials will dedicate a memorial Friday in honor of deputies killed in the line of duty.