News Briefs April 10, 2014

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 09:26 AM.

After the video was posted on Facebook, several people commented on it. In response to a post that expressed displeasure with Martin’s actions, Martin responded, “hahaha…in my debue [sic] as tayla the manatee slaya…im f---- ready to cannonball on every manatee living yewwww.”

"This case demonstrates our resolve to address the illegal harassment of manatees, as well as the enforcement of speed zones, and other more serious forms of take which result in the death or injury of Florida's endangered manatees," said Special Agent in Charge Luis Santiago, Southeast Region, Office of Law Enforcement, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 This case was investigated by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Shawn P. Napier.


Tapas trivia falls back to 7 p.m.

By popular demand, trivia night at the Tapas Bar in Apalachicola will start at 7 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, April 8. The game had been moved to 8 p.m. on March 18 but reduced attendance and feedback from players led organizers to return to the earlier time.


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