Florida

Hoke County to be tested for wind power
A Florida company is building a 196-foot tower in Hoke County to determine whether the area has enough wind to generate electricity. The Fayetteville Observer reported that NextEra Energy Resources is building the tower near Lumber Bridge. Equipment on the tower will measure wind speeds for up to five years. Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:08am
Alligator bites off swimming teen’s arm in FL
An alligator at least 10 feet long lunged at a teenager swimming in a river and bit off the teen's right arm below the elbow, state wildlife officials said Tuesday. Tue, 07/10/2012 - 6:20pm