Tallahassee Police Department Under Attack

Tallahassee Police Department Under Attack

Progressive Leader Calls Police Chief and Police Officers Murderers At last Wednesday’s city commission meeting – during the time allocated for public speakers – Delilah Pierre took the opportunity to address elected officials with a 3-mintue commentary which contained objectional language and comments referring to Police Chief Lawrence Revell and TPD officers as murderers. Pierre […]

Loranne Ausley Supporters Come Out “Shooting”

Loranne Ausley Supporters Come Out “Shooting”

A Florida Democratic campaign committee has taken the first shot in the race for Florida Senate District 3 that pits incumbent Loranne Ausley against challenger Corey Simon. A campaign mailer that contends Simon will turn “our schools into shooting ranges” began hitting mailboxes this past week. The post card – as shown below – contains […]

August Airport Traffic Up Over Last Year, Below Pre-COVID Numbers

August Airport Traffic Up Over Last Year, Below Pre-COVID Numbers

The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows that August 2022 passenger traffic was 65,662. August traffic increased 11.3% when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was up 6,683 from the 58,979 reported during August 2021. However, traffic was down 7.4% or 5,275 passengers when compared to the pre-COVID passenger […]

Sunshine State Unemployment Rate Lowest Among 10 Largest States

Sunshine State Unemployment Rate Lowest Among 10 Largest States

While the national unemployment rate increased to 3.7% in August, Florida’s remained the lowest of the country’s 10 largest states at 2.7%, according to the latest jobs numbers reported by the state Department of Economic Opportunity. Florida’s unemployment rate has been lower than the national rate for 21 consecutive months, since December 2020. For 25 […]

Malpractice is bad, More Lawsuits is Worse

In recent years, Florida has become a hotbed for medical malpractice lawsuits. Many out-of-state attorneys have set up shop in the state, lured by the promise of rich rewards. This trend is attributable to a variety of factors, including the state’s large elderly population and its popularity as a tourist destination. As a result, doctors […]

Gas Prices Dip to Lowest Level Since January

Gas Prices Dip to Lowest Level Since January

By The News Service of Florida The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Florida was $3.38 on Monday, the lowest price since January, according to the AAA auto club. The average price was down from $3.41 a week earlier and $3.61 a month earlier. Florida hit a record high of $4.89 […]

Political Go-To Guy Antonacci Dies

Political Go-To Guy Antonacci Dies

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Pete Antonacci, a political fix-it man who garnered bipartisan praise during a career in public service that spanned more than three decades, died of a heart attack Friday afternoon. Antonacci, a former prosecutor and supervisor of elections, most recently headed a controversial new state office […]

Lawsuit Targets DeSantis Over Migrant Flights

Lawsuit Targets DeSantis Over Migrant Flights

By Jim Saunders and Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — As he defended sending migrants to “sanctuary jurisdictions,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday was hit with a potential class-action lawsuit that alleged Venezuelan migrants were lured with false promises to fly last week from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. The lawsuit, […]

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