On November 8th, the City Commission approved a proposed amendment (by a vote of 3-2 with Commissioner’s Porter and Matlow against) to the Ox Bottom Meadows Planned Unit Development Concept Plan located on 36.37 acres of land at the Northwest corner of Ox Bottom and Thomasville Roads. The next hearing will be on December 13.
Donna Adelson was arrested at Miami International Airport for an out-of-county warrant by the FBI. It is currently unclear what charges she may face. The booking comes a week after her son’s guilty verdict in the murder of Dan Markel.
The Capital Conservatives will host Moms for Liberty members January Littlejohn and Pricilla West at their monthly dinner meeting. The meeting will be held at the Elks Lodge located at 276 North Magnolia Drive. The program starts at 6:15 and will be followed by a Q&A session.
LOCAL SPORTS NEWS
The Chiles Timberwolves girls & boys soccer teams will face Leon today. The Chiles girls team (1-0-1) will play at Leon (0-2) with a 7 p.m. start. The Chiles boys team (2-0) will host Leon (1-1) at 7p.m.
Florida State football’s redshirt senior Kalen DeLoach was named ACC Linebacker of the Week after a career-high 10 tackles, 2.0 sacks and 2.0 tackles for loss Saturday in the Seminoles 27-20 win over Miami. DeLoach has won two Linebacker of the Week honors this season.
Two Florida lawmakers – Sen. Erin Grall and Rep. Berny Jacques – filed companion legislation to create an online platform for pregnant mothers and parents in order to access “vital information and support.” The legislation will require the Florida Department of Health, the Agency for Health Care Administration, and the Department of Children and Families to build and maintain the website.
Another bill filed Sen. Blaise Ingoglia and Rep. Michelle Salzman filed legislation that would establish eight-year term limits for county commissioners. Last session, lawmakers changed term limits for school board members to eight years.
Florida Rep. Dean Black of Jacksonville filed legislation that would allow Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to remove local officials their post of they vote to remove “historic monuments and memorials.” The bill bans “a historical monument or memorial” from being “removed, damaged, or destroyed.”
The University of Florida (UF) banned a graduate student who is a teaching assistant from campus for three years after campus police accused him of vandalizing a pro-Israel sign by a predominantly Jewish fraternity.