DeSantis Pushes Back Against Feds On Threats to Educators

DeSantis Pushes Back Against Feds On Threats to Educators

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis signaled Tuesday that Florida will fight a federal effort to address a spike in threats against educators. DeSantis responded on Twitter to a move Monday by U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland ordering the FBI to work with local officials to help address […]

Leon Labor Force Shrinks, Unemployment Rate Falls

Leon Labor Force Shrinks, Unemployment Rate Falls

The latest jobs report shows that there were 148,621 people working in Leon County in August, which is 346 less than last month’s revised employment number. The August unemployment rate came in at 4.7%, down from the 5.0% reported last month. The drop was due to 920 people leaving the workforce since last month. One […]

Tallahassee People on the Move

Tallahassee People on the Move

Truist Bank announces new additions to their Tallahassee Community Advisory Board Truist Bank announced the addition of two new members to its’ Tallahassee Community Advisory Board. The Truist executive leadership team recently voted to approve Kieth Bowers and Nadia Batey to the Tallahassee Board. Keith Bowers is the Regional Director for the Small Business Development […]

State Revamps Quarantine Rules for Schools

State Revamps Quarantine Rules for Schools

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Pointing to a need to “minimize the amount of time students are removed from in-person learning,” the Florida Department of Health on Wednesday issued a revised rule that gives parents more authority to decide whether children go to school after being exposed to people who […]

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