UPDATED: CRA Board to Vote on $450K Grant for Proof Brewing Company

UPDATED: CRA Board to Vote on $450K Grant for Proof Brewing Company

Update On Monday morning the CRA Board voted against a staff recommended $450K grant to help Proof Brewing Company renovate a recently purchased  building located on South Monroe. After Mayor Gillum and City Commissioner Nancy Miller offered support for the project, the motion failed 3-2 with city commissioners Ziffer, Maddox and Richardson voting against the […]

Corporation Seeking CRA Funds Has Official Under Federal Indictment

Corporation Seeking CRA Funds Has Official Under Federal Indictment

On Monday, the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will consider approving $281,660 in pre-development costs as requested by The Frenchtown Redevelopment Partners, LLC. (FRP) A review of public records by TR revealed that Harold Knowles, who was  indicted by a federal grand jury in the Middle District of Georgia last August, was listed as a Manager of FRP […]

City Moves Forward with Land Purchase for Public Safety Campus

City Moves Forward with Land Purchase for Public Safety Campus

At the most recent city commission meeting, commissioners approved the staff recommendation to purchase a plot of land for $5.5 million to construct a new Public Safety Campus on the south side of town. The city commission received three different property proposals. One of the options proposed multiple lots forming one linear property cornering Polk Drive […]

Florida Gubernatorial Candidate DeSantis Focuses on State Supreme Court

Florida Gubernatorial Candidate DeSantis Focuses on State Supreme Court

In a recent interview on WFLA’s Morning Show with Preston Scott (100.7 FM), Florida gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis discussed his campaign for governor. DeSantis, who was first elected in the US House in 2012, is a former Navy lawyer that graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in History and from Harvard Law School. DeSantis told Scott that […]