You can find many resources that are searchable online through you county Public Library using yourLibrary Card to access them. One of which is NewsBank. Obituaries from the past 5-15 are available as well as news stories.
Many university Libraries have digital collections and don't be afraid to venture far from home in your internet searches as some of the most interesting old photographs of Florida I have ever seen are in the New York City Public Library! You never knw what you will find or where it will be.