Taylor County

A container full of scallops
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The last day to harvest bay scallops for the year in certain areas of the state is Monday.

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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.

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More Florida residents are now eligible for Federal Assistance following Hurricane Hermine. Officials expanded their coverage zone to include two more North Florida Counties.

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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is asking federal officials to expand President Barack Obama’s disaster declaration for Florida counties affected by Hurricane Hermine.

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President Barack Obama has announced a disaster declaration for counties affected by Hurricane Hermine.

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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.

Bay County Health Department

Florida’s Surgeon General visited Bay County as part of a health tour of the state’s coastal areas.

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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.

Biggest Threat From Tropical Storm Andrea: Tornadoes

Jun 6, 2013

Most of Florida is under a tornado watch as Tropical Storm Andrea makes landfall. The quick-moving storm is expected to cut through Florida and head into Georgia by midnight.

Tropical Storm Andrea is moving from the Gulf of Mexico across to Jacksonville on the East Coast, with the eye of the storm expected to make landfall in northern Dixie county around 3 p.m. Florida Governor Rick Scott says, the whole state needs to be alert.