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The latest reports show that Leon County gained 1,371 jobs in August. There were 161,398 people working in Leon County in August compared to last month’s revised employment number of 160,027.
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare announced they will open a West Tennessee Street urgent care in order to service college students and residents on that side of town. The new center will be at the intersection of West Tennessee Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The new urgent care will be TMH’s third for Leon County.
Powell Kreis, the Programming Director and Festival Manager of LeMoyne Arts recently appeared on the Greg Tish Show on RealTalk 93.3 FM to discuss LeMoyne’s upcoming events.
LOCAL SPORTS NEWS
Florida State volleyball’s Audrey Koenig was named the ACC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight time. Koenig delivered a career-high 24 kills along with a .435 hitting percentage and 19 digs at Miami. The Seminoles hit the road for matches at 11th-ranked Georgia Tech on Friday at 7 p.m., followed by a match at Clemson on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he would declassify details about the Jeffrey Epstein scandal if elected. DeSantis said he “didn’t know why they didn’t make all that stuff public” and that “you have a right to know what happened.”
DeSantis, on the campaign trail, denounced Hamas and said that Israel has a responsibility to “wipe Hamas off the face of the earth.” He went further and predicted that entities like the UN to denounce this as Israel’s fault and that the United States should continue to stand with them.
The Leon County Democrat Party took to Twitter – now known as X – and declared that “Tallahassee is a progressive City. Rural Redneck ‘Moms for Liberty’ Republican values should not decide our local affairs.” The head of the local Democrat party, Ryan Ray, is also the administrative aide for Tallahassee City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow.
Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz said that if he doesn’t get re-elected to Congress because of outing Kevin McCarthy from the House Speaker post, then it would have been worth it. “Look, I am here to fight for my constituents,” Gaetz said. “And I’m here to ensure that America is not on a path to financial ruin.”