Welcome to the new News Service of Florida!

We're excited to welcome you to our new website and email service. Below are a few tips for finding your way around. If you have any questions, please contact our web transition manager, Kitty Farnum, at webmaster@newsserviceflorida.com or (850) 815-7081.

Logging in

Just like on our previous site, you'll be prompted to log in if you click on a story. You can also use the Log In button on the far right of the blue menu bar:

Menu Bar

You can use the same password you used on our previous website. If you need a reminder, click the Forgot your password? link. Or, click Request login link to receive an email that will allow you to login with no password required. (A note on security: our new website requires your password to have at least six characters. If your existing password was five characters or less, please click Forgot your password? to reset it.)

Login Box


Changing your email preferences

To change your email preferences, make sure you are logged in, and then select Dashboard from the dropdown menu on the far right of the menu bar:

User Menu

Select Email lists, then Manage lists on the left side. Then tick the boxes for the emails you would like to receive and click Save.

Manage Lists


Signing up for keyword alerts

We now offer a much more customizable way to follow your topics of interest! To start, search for a key word you would like to follow. On the results page, click the green Follow this search button, and you will be notified daily of new results for this topic. You can use the Advanced Search options to customize your results to your liking.

Search Result

If you had keyword alerts set up on our previous site, and you would like us to look them up for you, please contact our web team.


If there is anything else we can assist you with, please contact our web transition manager, Kitty Farnum, at webmaster@newsserviceflorida.com or (850) 815-7081.