Memorial Day

Tom Flanigan

Among the Capital City's Memorial Day ceremonies was the annual tribute at Oakland Cemetery hosted by the Sauls-Bridges Post 13 American Legion.

Tom Flanigan

Subtropical Storm Alberto canceled many Memorial Day observances across the Florida Panhandle. But the three ceremonies in Tallahassee soldiered on by relocating to indoor spaces.

Capital City Marks Memorial Day

May 31, 2016
Tom Flanigan

Memorial Day was observed Monday (5/30) at several sites around Tallahassee. One of the yearly ceremonies took place at the city's Oakland Cemetery.

Historically low gas prices in Florida and cheaper air fares are fueling predictions of heavy traffic on Florida highways and long lines at airports.

Research shows that parents have the most influence on whether teenagers choose to drink alcohol, and the Florida Department of Children and Families is warning parents to monitor their teens to make sure they don’t drink alcohol over the Memorial Day weekend.

Audubon Florida is reminding beach goers they won’t be the only ones enjoying the sea shore this Memorial Day weekend. The environmental group is asking residents to be watchful of birds nesting in the sand.

Audubon  Florida Director of Wildlife Conservation Julie Wraithmell said when beach goers get too close to a nesting site, it could lead to the inadvertent death of chicks and eggs.