The sleepy fishing village of Panacea could become a full-fledged city if Governor Rick Scott approves one of the few bills to survive the raucous 2015 legislative session.  Backers want to focus on economic development.

The House is poised later this week to approve a measure giving nearly 600 local voters the right to make Panacea an official city.

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Marine lives are at risk and The Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory needs help, fast.

As the 2015 Legislative session quickly approaches, local lawmakers are asking constituents for their thoughts throughout the week. Wakulla County legislative delegation met Tuesday.

Sen. Bill Montford (D-Tallahassee) and Rep. Halsey Beshears (R-Monticello) led Tuesday’s Wakulla County legislative delegation meeting. Montford says education popped up among the biggest concerns.