Remember St. Joseph: Is yellow fever returning to Florida?

More than 175 years have passed since a dreaded illness called yellow fever all but wiped Florida’s largest city from the face of the map. Now a South Florida newspaper is warning that the “yellow jack” could be on its way back. The Sun-Sentinel reported on Sunday (5/6/2018) that fears are growing that a yellow fever […]

Damage Updates from Florida’s Big Bend

Hurricane Hermine caused extensive damage across coastal areas of the Florida’s Big Bend region, while interior areas reported downed trees, power outages, flash flooding and other problems. The reports below provide a summary of information from key locations across the region: Alligator Point, Florida: Heavy damage reported (Apalachicola Times) Cedar Key, Florida: Damage reports (Chiefland […]