National Report: Florida Real Estate Markets Lead in Price Increases

National Report: Florida Real Estate Markets Lead in Price Increases

The metropolitan market housing prices have increased during the third quarter of the year, despite mortgage rates approaching 7% and decreasing sales. Forty-six percent of the 185 tracked metro areas registered double-digit price increases, down from 80% in the second quarter of this year according to the National Association of Realtors. Starter homes are valued […]

The Walt Disney Company Announces Million Dollar Grant to FAMU

The Walt Disney Company Announces Million Dollar Grant to FAMU

Walt Disney Company announced a donation of 1 million dollars to Florida A&M University (FAMU) School of Journalism and Graphic Communication (SJGC) on October 28th. According to The Walt Disney Company, the $1-million investment is part of Disney’s mission to provide more equitable access to marginalized voices that have been historically underrepresented across the journalism, […]

The Tallahassee Citizens Police Review Board Addresses Training Issue

The Tallahassee Citizens Police Review Board Addresses Training Issue

The Citizens Police Review Board held their monthly meeting on November 3rd at the Smith-Williams Service Center. Training Policy The Board engaged in a lengthy discussion about TPD General Order 75, related to the recent controversy over Eddie Gallagher attending a TPD TAC training session. CPRB Ombudsman Deputy Chief Tonja Smith was present during the […]

Citizens Police Review Board Presents Annual Report to City Commission

Citizens Police Review Board Presents Annual Report to City Commission

During the October 12th Tallahassee City Commission, Edward Gaines – the Chairman of the Citizens Police Review Board (CPRB) – presented the 2021 CPRB Annual Report. The annual report included recommendations and commitments for the upcoming year. Full CPRB Report The CPRB is a nine-member volunteer board of Tallahassee citizens. Five of the members are […]

Florida Democrat Chair’s Endorsement of John Dailey sparks controversy with Leon County Democrats

Florida Democrat Chair’s Endorsement of John Dailey sparks controversy with Leon County Democrats

The Florida Democrat Party and the Leon County Democrat Party are at odds over the upcoming election for Mayor of Tallahassee. On October 26th, the Florida State Democrat Chairman Manny Diaz announced his endorsement of Mayor Candidate John Dailey along with several other endorsements in local elections throughout the State. Although this is a non-partisan […]