UPDATED: CRA Rejects $750,000 Funding Request for South City Business Incubator Project, Approves $75,000

UPDATED: CRA Rejects $750,000 Funding Request for South City Business Incubator Project, Approves $75,000

At the December 9th meeting the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Board decided not to approve a $750,000 funding request from Loved by Jesus Family Church, which asked for funding for a business and job training incubator project within the Towne South Shopping Center. Loved by Jesus Family Church presented the idea for the incubator center […]

UPDATED: County Commission Approves Update on Guidelines for Policy Debates on Social Media

UPDATED: County Commission Approves Update on Guidelines for Policy Debates on Social Media

During their meeting today, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners approved updates on guidelines for policy debates that take place through social media websites. This comes after other counties across the state have set up specific frameworks for abiding by the Sunshine and Public Records Laws on social media platforms. In order to update […]

County Commission Receives Status Report on Reopening Parks for Government-Sponsored Events Amidst COVID-19

County Commission Receives Status Report on Reopening Parks for Government-Sponsored Events Amidst COVID-19

At today’s Leon County Board of County Commissioners meeting, the commissioners received a status report on the use of County parks and locally-sponsored community and athletic events amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The report included conditions in Leon County and ways to mitigate the further spread of the virus while making use of public resources. Due […]

Report: Florida Democrats Never Received Check from Gillum Nonprofit

Report: Florida Democrats Never Received Check from Gillum Nonprofit

Former Tallahassee Mayor and state gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has made headlines once again this week after news regarding a supposed donation from his nonprofit. According to Florida Politics, Forward Florida Action awarded the Florida Democratic Party with a $100,000 “game-show-style check” at a press event in May 2019. A year later, campaign finance reports […]

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