US Sen Nelson concedes to Gov. Scott as Florida recount ends

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon who first arrived on Capitol Hill in the decades when Democrats dominated this presidential battleground state, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday, ceding a razor-thin race to the outgoing governor after a bruising recount. Nelson gave up his […]

Riley’s Precinct 2 Commissioner’s Office in disarray, as he seeks retribution against employees, faces new Montgomery County Grand Jury investigation

Riley’s Precinct 2 Commissioner’s Office in disarray, as he seeks retribution against employees, faces new Montgomery County Grand Jury investigation

Image: Left, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, and, center, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley. Conroe and Magnolia, November 1 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has confirmed that the Montgomery Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office have initiated a new investigation of Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley for abuse of […]

Will Gov. Rick Scott sign legislature’s compromise on guns?

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All eyes are now on Republican Gov. Rick Scott to see if he’ll sign the Florida legislature’s narrowly approved response to last month’s high school massacre of 17 people, a measure that isn’t what he called for, falls short of what survivors demanded and challenges National Rifle Association orthodoxy. “I’m going […]

Masters traffic jam: Contenders galore at Augusta National

PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Fans of dominant, wire-to-wire performances and runaway winners, this Masters is not for them. Forget a Tiger Woods’ style blowout. Unlike that performance 20 years ago, Augusta National has a traffic jam atop the leaderboard that will likely take the entire weekend to untangle. Sergio Garcia […]