Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Indian River Lagoon in environmental crisis

Contamination from septic tanks threatens one of the most biodiverse waterways in North America. BY LISA DESAI AND YASMEEN QURESHI Bethany Quinn and her husband, Sean, moved...

Dozier memorial meeting gets heated

BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER AND TOM URBAN THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA MARIANNA – A state task force on Wednesday began an emotional debate about how to...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Black farmers and the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Six years ago, the Florida Courier reported Black farmers’ efforts to settle a long-standing lawsuit against the U.S....

Black Democrat’s exit sparks battle

Tampa Bay primary heats up BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA ST. PETERSBURG – Three Black politicians are pitted against a wealthy newcomer in one...

Many Florida kids starting school next week

Semester exams a factor for earlier start dates for public school districts BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Tens of thousands of Florida...

Solar energy amendment to be on primary ballots

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida voters will be asked Aug. 30 to extend to commercial and industrial properties a renewable-energy...

Florida Courier wins more awards for writing, photos

FROM STAFF REPORTS Continuing its award-winning ways in 10 years as a statewide newspaper, the Florida Courier has racked up three awards from the Florida...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

HIV/AIDS and equal justice Four years ago, the Florida Courier reported on the annual International AIDS Conference hosted in Washington, D.C., as well as an...

Black candidate for Senate blasts TV station for not including her in debate

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Pam Keith, a former naval officer, is on a mission to become the first Black woman in Florida to become a...

State health officials continue probe of Zika cases

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Health officials are investigating two South Florida Zika cases that might not be linked to travel to other countries. Meanwhile, the...