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In Case You Missed It: Governor Ron DeSantis Travels to Communities Hardest Hit by Hurricane Idalia

In Case You Missed It: Governor Ron DeSantis Travels to Communities Hardest Hit by Hurricane Idalia

In Case You Missed It: Governor Ron DeSantis Travels to Communities Hardest Hit by Hurricane Idalia   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis today traveled to Cedar Key, Horseshoe Beach, and Steinhatchee as Florida continues its Hurricane Idalia response. In Cedar Key, Governor DeSantis met with local officials, including the Levy County Sheriff, to receive […]

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Road & Dock Closures for Thursday, August 31, 2023

Road & Dock Closures for Thursday, August 31, 2023CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH ENGINEERING, PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITY ROAD CLOSURES  Monceaux Road between Dixie Highway (US 1) and Georgia Avenue (through August 2023): There will be intermittent lane closures for underground utility improvements. Access to all homes and businesses will be maintained.  Northlake Boulevard west of Coconut Boulevard (until further notice): Periodic eastbound right turn […]

Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, Community

Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, CommunityAugust 30, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Diane G. Papadakos, Director of Communications City of West Palm Beach – Mayor’s Office dpapadakos@wpb.org (561)  822-1411 (TTY: 800-955-8771) Alyassia “Asia” Taylor, President Pleasant City Neighborhood Association pleasantcityfirst@gmail.com (561) 247-3408   Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, and Community Spirit WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The […]

Jacksonville Convicted Felon Sentenced To More Than Three Years In Federal Prison For Firearm Possession

Maryland Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison After Travelling To Florida To Attempt To Meet A Minor For Sexual Activity

Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced Antoine Danielle Pearson, Jr. (28, Jacksonville) to three years and one month in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. He was also ordered to forfeit the firearm and ammunition traceable to the offense. […]

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Governor DeSantis Directs $1.1 Million to Edward Waters University for Campus Security and to Support Shooting Victims’ Families

MEMORANDUM: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 23-172

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Over the weekend, Governor DeSantis vehemently condemned the horrific, racially-motivated murders in Jacksonville near Edward Waters University. Governor DeSantis announced an initial, immediate award of $1 million through the Volunteer Florida Foundation to bolster campus security at Edward Waters University in addition to an award of $100,000 to help the impacted families of […]

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Governor Ron DeSantis Suspends Tolls Along Florida’s West Coast in Preparation for Tropical Storm Idalia

MEMORANDUM: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 23-172

Tolls to be suspended on transportation facilities located throughout Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Pasco, Pinellas, Sumter Counties and portions of Orange County   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that he has directed the suspension of tolls along Florida’s west coast in preparation for Tropical Storm Idalia. By suspending tolls in the impacted area, Floridians […]

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Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Updates on Hurricane Idalia

MEMORANDUM: EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 23-172

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — This morning, Governor Ron DeSantis provided updates on Hurricane Idalia at the State Emergency Operations Center with Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Executive Director Kevin Guthrie, FDOT Secretary Jared W. Perdue and Major General John Haas. As the storm approaches, landfall is expected early Wednesday morning with evacuation orders being called across 22 […]

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