The Tallahassee Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Sunday at the outdoor basketball courts in the 2100 block of Wannish Way. One victim, an adult male, died as a result of this shooting. Four more victims, one juvenile male and three adult males, sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious. As of Sunday evening, no one has been arrested in connection with the broad daylight mass shooting.
After adding 4,191 jobs in September, Leon County jobs held steady in October. The latest jobs report shows that there were 158,599 people working in Leon County in September, which is 21 less than last month’s revised employment number.
The October unemployment rate came in at 2.7%, up from the 2.6% reported last month. One year ago, the October 2021 unemployment rate was 3.5%. In October, 2019 the unemployment rate was 3.0%.
On Tuesday, November 29, the Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA) will host Keith Bowers – the director of the Office of Economic Vitality – at their last lunch meeting of the year at Capital City Club from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm.
Senate President Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, and House Speaker Paul Renner, R-Palm Coast, said Tuesday that a special legislative session will be held the week of Dec. 12 to Dec. 16.
Gov. Ron DeSantis said last month that lawmakers would hold a special session that is expected to include providing property-tax relief for people affected by Hurricane Ian and property-insurance issues. But DeSantis did not announce specific dates.
Lawmakers were already scheduled to be in the Capitol during the week of Dec. 12 for committee meetings. Passidomo and Renner sent a joint memo to lawmakers Tuesday about the dates, though it did not provide additional details about the session.