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City’s Ethics Board Attorney Recommends Independent Hiring Process

City’s Ethics Board Attorney Recommends Independent Hiring Process

The Chair of the City of Tallahassee Ethics Board, Lila Jaber, asked the recently hired…

City’s Fire Service Fee Set to Increase by 26.9% on October 1

City’s Fire Service Fee Set to Increase by 26.9% on October 1

The recent debate over the proposed 23% property tax increase has overshadowed another double digit…

Stewart’s Blog: Tallahassee Democrat Botches Planned Parenthood Editorial with Errors and Half-Truths

Stewart’s Blog: Tallahassee Democrat Botches Planned Parenthood Editorial with Errors and Half-Truths

It is not surprising that the Tallahassee Democrat’s recent editorial, titled “In Our Opinion: Manufactured…

Leon County Existing Home Sales Continue to Climb in July

Leon County Existing Home Sales Continue to Climb in July

Last month we reported the “surge” in the sale of existing homes in Leon county.…

Local Economy

Leon County Employment Declines for the 6th Consecutive Month

Leon County Employment Declines for the 6th Consecutive Month

The latest employment data shows that the number of people employed in Leon County has declined for the 6th month in a row. The losses began in November,…

National, Local Home Sales Slow in August

National, Local Home Sales Slow in August

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that the sales of existing homes were down in August after four months of gains. Sales fell by 1.8% to an…

Innovation Park Takes A Different, Unique Path

Innovation Park Takes A Different, Unique Path

Rarely does a government entity decide to become smaller so that it can become more effective. But that is exactly what Innovation Park did. Innovation Park is the…

Airport Traffic Increases in 2013

Airport Traffic Increases in 2013

The City of Tallahassee Airport finished 2013 with higher passenger traffic numbers than 2012. In 2012, 684,611 passengers were serviced at the Tallahassee Regional Airport. That number increased…

Opinion

Diana Oropallo’s Campaign Consultants Derailed Chances for City Commission Seat

The Florida Bar has a conflict of interest rule which states a lawyer must not represent a client if the representation of one client will be directly…

Exclusive

Andy Alcock is Headed to Kansas City

Tallahassee’s loss is Kansas City’s gain. Andy Alcock, the former WCTV investigative reporter, told Tallahassee Reports he has taken a job with KSHB, a NBC affiliate, in…

Business Spotlight

Locally Owned Business, Power On, Helps You Power Up

Hurricane season begins on June 1, 2015 and John and Vicki Cunniff view this time of year different than most. You see, their locally owned business, Power…

Business

Prime Meridian Bank to Open New Branch in Crawfordville

Prime Meridian Bank (Member FDIC), which currently operates two locations in Tallahassee, took the next step towards its expansion into Crawfordville. On August 4, 2015, members of…

Business

Leon County Existing Home Sales Surge in June, Continue Upward Trend

Following a national trend, existing home sales in Leon county surged in June. Reports indicate there were 349 single-family home sales in June for an average price…

Business

The Centre of Tallahassee Provides A New Northside Skyline, Exciting Opportunities

If your daily travels have taken you up and down North Monroe street over the last six months, you no doubt have noticed the activities taking place…

Business

BREAKING NEWS: Leon County Employment Continues Downward Slide

The latest state of Florida employment data was released on Friday and for the eighth consecutive month Leon county has loss jobs. However, unlike last month, this…