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The Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency voted on Tuesday to address governance issues highlighted by several elected officials and voted 9-3 to explore the of Blueprint sales tax funds for affordable housing. Mayor Dailey, City Commissioner Richardson, and Leon County Commissioner Caban voted against the item. Get the details.
Two elderly kayakers were rescued Tuesday night after being lost on the Ochlockonee River. Around 7:14 p.m. on Tuesday, a search and rescue was initiated for the kayakers, according to Bradfordville Fire and Rescue (BVFRD). The entire operation took place until about 2 a.m. Initial info suggested that the two kayakers were stranded just north of Iron Bridge Landing.
A single vehicle crash occurred Tuesday morning near the Tallahassee National Cemetery, according to Leon County Sheriff’s office. Around 12:20 p.m., LCSO said the roads in the area were still impacted as they worked to clear the scene of a fatality involving a motorcycle and a deer.
Republican Party of Florida Vice Chairman and Leon County GOP Chairman Evan Power announced his run for Florida’s national committeeman seat on the Republican National Committee. Power is looking to take the momentum of the Florida GOP from the 2022 elections to a national position.
LOCAL SPORTS NEWS
Chiles High School quest for a volleyball state title came to end yesterday with a 4-set lost (15-25, 25-21, 26-24, 25-22) to Viera (Melbourne) in the 6A FHSAA State semi-finals in Winter Haven, Florida. The Timberwolves (25-6) finish the season as 6A District 2 and North Florida Regional champions.
Florida State basketball has signed 3-star Maryland Small Forward AJ Swinton. The 6’5”, 180 pound two-way player is the first member of Leonard Hamilton’s 2024 class. Swinton has a 247Sports composite rating of .92 which comes in, in the top 150 players in the country.
According to a new report, Florida’s ACT scores are among the lowest in the nation. Florida’s average composite ACT score, an average of the scores for the English, math, reading and science sections, was 18.9 out of 36, a big drop from 19.6 in 2014.
Florida Senate Democrat Leader Lauren Book filed a measure (SB 348) that would give low-income residents older than 65 10% back on the homeowners’ insurance premiums they pay for their primary residence. The proposed program titled “Insurance Rebate Program for Low-Income Seniors” would be available to those with an income less than 200% of the federal poverty level.