ROUND 1: Pons and Maddox Spar at Local Forum

ROUND 1: Pons and Maddox Spar at Local Forum

On Monday the local Democratic Party held a forum at City Hall for local candidates. At the forum current Superintendent Jackie Pons and candidate and current City Comissioner Scott Maddox stole the show with pointed jabs at each other. Candidate Rocky Hanna was not allowed to participate because he is running as an independent. Pons […]

Which Festivals Do Tax Dollars Fund and How Many People Attend?

Which Festivals Do Tax Dollars Fund and How Many People Attend?

The Community Redevelopment Agency, which is composed of City and County Commissioners, recently released their annual report for fiscal year 2015. In the report was a list of “Promotional and Special Events” sponsored by the CRA. During the fiscal year, the CRA sponsored fourteen (14) events with approximately $65,000 in tax dollars. Listed below is a […]

Wildwood Church To Build Northside Community Center

Wildwood Church To Build Northside Community Center

By Joshua King We were excited to read the recent Tallahassee Reports article, “Where are the Northside Community Centers?”. The reason for our excitement is because this need is already being addressed…not by the City, but by a church in the northside community, Wildwood Church. As your article noted, there is currently no such center […]

Leon County Adds 1,800 Jobs in February

Leon County Adds 1,800 Jobs in February

The State of Florida employment reports for February were released today and show that Leon County added 1,800 jobs. The unemployment rate fell to 4.2%. and approximately 142,892 people were working. This positive jobs report follows a positive report on single-family new construction trends in Leon County which can be viewed here.  Last February, Leon County […]