Nikki Fried Announces Support of a Reparations Bill in Florida If Elected Governor

Nikki Fried Announces Support of a Reparations Bill in Florida If Elected Governor

During a campaign interview with hip-hop legend Luther Luke Campbell and others, Florida gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried said she would support reparations legislation like the bill recently adopted in California if she is elected governor. Stephen Johnson, 100 Black Men of South Florida Past Chair and member of the Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board, told […]

Tallahassee Home Price Increases Slower Than Other Florida Cities

Tallahassee Home Price Increases Slower Than Other Florida Cities

There have been a lot of questions about home affordability in Tallahassee. Recent real estate activity in the single-family market has been characterized by high demand resulting in significant prices increases and bidding wars over some listings. Over the last two years the median sales price of a single-family home in the Tallahassee MSA has […]

Florida Jobless Rate Dips in June

Florida Jobless Rate Dips in June

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Despite increased concerns about layoffs and a looming recession, Florida’s unemployment rate dipped in June. The state Department of Economic Opportunity on Friday released a report that said the June rate was 2.8 percent, down from a revised 2.9 percent in May. The June number […]

June Unemployment Rate Up, More People Working Than Before COVID

June Unemployment Rate Up,  More People Working Than Before COVID

The latest jobs report shows that there were 152,355 people working in Leon County in June, which is 1,255 less than last month’s revised employment number. The June unemployment rate came in at 3.1%, up from the 2.5% reported last month. One year ago, the June 2021 unemployment rate was 4.8%. In June, 2019 the […]

FSU, UF Weigh In on Tallahassee Bar Accident Case

FSU, UF Weigh In on Tallahassee Bar Accident Case

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida State University and the University of Florida plan to file arguments at the state Supreme Court in support of a woman who suffered catastrophic injuries when she was hit by a pickup truck in an incident that involved underage drinking. Attorneys for the universities […]

Killearn Country Club Owner Provides Details on Redevelopment Plans

Killearn Country Club Owner  Provides Details on Redevelopment Plans

The recent sale of the Killearn Country Club to entrepreneur David Cummings, a Tallahassee native who grew up in Killearn Estates, has provided another opportunity for the club to reach new heights after years of failed promises. Cummings and his team recently created a website to provide information about the plans for the club. It […]

Annual Rate of Airport Passenger Traffic Crosses 800K

Annual Rate of Airport Passenger Traffic Crosses 800K

The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows that June 2022 passenger traffic was 71,211. This is 0.7% or 506 passengers below the pre-COVID passenger traffic (71,717) reported in June 2019. June traffic increased 12.2% when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was up 7,751 from the 63,460 reported during […]

Medical Center Planned for Market Square Shopping Center

Medical Center Planned for Market Square Shopping Center

According to Tallahassee Growth Management records, Sanitas Medical Center is planning to open a location in the redeveloped Market Square Shopping Center. Media reports indicate Sanitas opened its first medical center in Doral, Florida and has 35 locations across the state, as well as locations in Texas, Tennessee and New Jersey. In 2014, Sanitas – […]

Dr. Bradley Walter: Modern Joint Replacement Surgery

Dr. Bradley Walter: Modern Joint Replacement Surgery

Dr. Bradley Walter with TOC Thomasville recently appeared on The Greg Tish during the TOC Minute segment on RealTalk 93.3 to discuss modern joint replacement surgery. Dr. Walter discussed the advancements in technology related to joint surgery noting that the industry has gone from telling patients that a new joint will last 10 years to […]

Leon County: Waste Pro Service Has Declined, Changes Implemented

Leon County: Waste Pro Service Has Declined, Changes Implemented

On Tuesday, the Leon County Commission will be updated on a decline in service levels by Waste Pro, Leon County’s selected vendor for garbage and yard waste services. Specifically, the Commission will hear that liquidated damages are at a three-year high and both yard waste and standard service day misses continue to cause of complaints. […]