Dixie County FWC Pilots Holding Bay Scallop Seasons In Different Regions By Sascha Cordner • Jun 29, 2017 FWC FWRI's Flickr As sort of a pilot, state wildlife officials are holding three different bay scallop seasons in the Florida Panhandle. While one starts Saturday, another is already underway. State Spends $4 Million To Keep Dixie In Timber By Jim Ash • Mar 29, 2016 Governor Rick Scott and the Cabinet agreed Tuesday to spend $4 million on a massive conservation easement in tiny Dixie County. Local Officials Applaud Scott For Assistance In Fed Help Request For Flood Damage By Sascha Cordner • Aug 26, 2015 MGN Online Local emergency management officials are applauding the Governor’s request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for five Florida counties, affected by the recent flooding. Gov. Scott Declares State Of Emergency For Five North, Central Florida Areas By Sascha Cordner • Aug 6, 2015 MGN Online With different areas of the state experiencing widespread flooding, state and local officials are warning residents to be careful of scams and ensuring they get proper relief.