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Smokable Marijuana Hits The Market


(News Service Of Florida) Tallahassee, FL – A North Florida man who’s struggled with fibromyalgia for years became the state’s first patient to legally buy whole-flower cannabis for smoking Thursday, just days after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into a law a measure repealing a ban on smokable medical marijuana. Trulieve, the state’s largest medical marijuana operator, was the first of ... Read More »

Flagler Man Indicted For Sex Trafficking Of A Minor


Sean Patrick Farrelly(Flagler County Sheriff’s Office) Jacksonville, FL – A Flagler County man who was once arrested for trading a minor drugs, alcohol and money for sex now faces a federal indictment. Today (March 22nd), United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announced that a grand jury officially indicted 47-year-old Sean Patrick Farrelly for child sex trafficking. Lopez says that between ... Read More »

Labor Force Grows, Unemployment Drops


Governor Ron DeSantis Tallahassee, FL – Florida’s Governor says an expansion in industries is leading to an increase in the labor force and a decrease in unemployment. Earlier today (March 22nd), Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida labor force continues to grow with 170,000 people entering the labor force. That marks an annual growth rate of 1.7%, which is ... Read More »

Florida Senate Ties Tourism Funding To Sunscreen


Tallahassee, FL – Florida Senate leaders are putting up money to keep the state’s tourism arm alive despite an effort by the state House to scrap the agency. But the Senate’s $50 million for Visit Florida comes with a hitch: The agency would be barred from promoting communities that have banned certain sunscreens. “I don’t want that brand to be ... Read More »

BCU Lady Hoopsters Make NCAA Tourney Debut


Bethune-Cookman University Senior Angel Golden (right) during the Wildcats’ MEAC Tournament title win over Norfolk State on March 16th (BCU Athletics). Daytona Beach, FL – Despite a depleted roster and an ESPN mistake which led to the bracket getting publicly leaked earlier than expected, Bethune-Cookman University will get the chance to dance against the national champions. In its first-ever appearance ... Read More »

Brevard Homicide Suspect Apprehended In Ormond


Ormond Beach, FL – A suspect wanted for homicide in Brevard County is arrested after crashing during a police chase. Today (March 21st), the Ormond Beach Police Department assisted the United States Marshal Service and the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office in the apprehension of Daniel Blair. Blair was wanted out of Brevard County for homicide. When OBPD tried to stop ... Read More »

VCSO Hosting MSD Shooting Presentation


Daytona Beach, FL – Members of Volusia County’s law enforcement community will be able to view a presentation regarding what went wrong during a high school shooting. That begins tomorrow morning (March 22nd) and it’s being hosted by Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, who was invited by Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood. Sheriff Gualtieri was appointed by former Governor Rick ... Read More »

Stetson Adopts Free Expression Statement


DeLand, FL – After more than a year of gathering input from students, faculty and staff, Stetson University adopts a statement supporting free expression on campus. According to Stetson, throughout colleges all over the country, conversations about race, politics and other issues have been hot topics in the debate over free speech. Seeing that public clashes between individuals became so ... Read More »

Jheri Curl Wearing Robber Was “Nostalgic� For The ’70s


Keith Beal(Volusia County Jail) New Smyrna Beach, FL – A wig-wearing robber tells police he only wore it because he missed the ’70s and wanted his Jheri curl back. Last June, New Smyrna Beach police responded to a Denny’s restaurant found off State Road 44 after receiving reports of a robbery. There, officers met with employees who stated the following: ... Read More »

Jheri Curl Wearing Robber Was “Nostalgic� Of The ’70s


Keith Beal(Volusia County Jail) New Smyrna Beach, FL – A wig-wearing robber tells police he only wore it because he missed the ’70s and wanted his Jheri curl back. Last June, New Smyrna Beach police responded to a Denny’s restaurant found off State Road 44 after receiving reports of a robbery. There, officers met with employees who stated the following: ... Read More »