Updated: The PBA Retracts Call for Investigation of Tallahassee Police Chief DeLeo

Updated: The PBA Retracts Call for Investigation of Tallahassee Police Chief DeLeo

Update Thursday morning, the Big Bend PBA issued the following retraction: “The Big Bend Chapter of FL PBA Board of Directors voted last night at their monthly meeting to retract yesterday’s press release given by President Steven B. Slade that Chief DeLeo be investigated. Please contact those board members for further information. “However, Steven B. […]

Committee Releases Transportation Safety Measures for Fatalities, Injuries for Big Bend

Committee Releases Transportation Safety Measures for Fatalities, Injuries for Big Bend

At their February 19th meeting, the Capital Region Transportation Planning Area (CRTPA) provided the 2019 performance safety measures based on average results from 2013 – 2017. The chart below shows these measures for five different categories. The categories include fatalities, rate of fatalities, number of serious injuries, rate of serious injuries, and the number of […]

US Attorney Charges “Unprecedented Number” of Illegal Entry Cases in North Florida

US Attorney Charges “Unprecedented Number” of Illegal Entry Cases in North Florida

Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced last week that 12 previously deported aliens have been indicted separately by a federal grand jury for illegal reentry into the United States. U.S. Attorney Keefe said: “Enforcing immigration laws is a priority of the Department of Justice, along with protecting all members […]

Leon’s 2018 Job Growth Ranks 29th Among Florida’s 67 Counties

Leon’s 2018 Job Growth Ranks 29th Among Florida’s 67 Counties

Recently released job numbers show that the average employment in Leon County for 2018 was 146,651. This level of employment is 1.95% above the average employment of 143,506 reported in 2017. Reports also show that Leon County’s average unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.3%. This is 10th lowest unemployment rate when compared to Florida’s 67 […]

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