A U.S. Army Soldier rescues a dog during Hurricane Florence response operations. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo )

5 Pet Safety Tips for Storm Preparedness

6/5/2019 - Thorough emergency preparedness is important during severe storm weather, particularly in areas where pet owners may be forced to leave their homes. But what about more common thunderstorms or tornados? Here are five smart and simple tips from the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center to make storms safer and less… SEE MORE

Florence Fourth of July Fireworks in Doubt

1/5/2019 - Fireworks on the Fourth of July is usually the highly anticipated culmination of a day of celebrating America’s Independence from England 243 years ago. Family picnics and neighborhood barbecues are staples of the holiday and from the beginning of the republic these celebrations featured extensive after dark pyrotechnics. In 1870,… SEE MORE

Florida’s Manatees are No Longer Endangered

1/5/2019 - by Giovanna Brasolin There’s a creature that populates shallow waters — slow-moving rivers, saltwater bays, canals and coastal areas — where beds of seagrass and other freshwater vegetation is present. They are commonly  known as sea cows and are considered to be a migratory species. The species cannot survive in… SEE MORE

A Guide to Fishing on Dauphin Island

26/4/2019 - Dauphin Island fishing is a very popular activity because it offers unrivaled access to some of the best spots along the Gulf of Mexico. With many easy to find beaches, piers and jetties, and a variety of Dauphin Island charter fishing options, you’ll always have the exciting opportunity to catch… SEE MORE