March Leon County Single-Family Sales Up 24.4%

March Leon County Single-Family Sales Up 24.4%

Sales of existing single-family homes in Leon county were up 24.4% when compared to numbers sold in the same month one year ago. There were 254 single-family home resales in March 2020 and 316 resales in March 2021. Last month there were 234 existing single-family homes sold. The average sales price in March 2021 increased […]

Commissioner Williams-Cox Seeks Information on “Monthly Income” Programs

Commissioner Williams-Cox Seeks Information on “Monthly Income” Programs

During the sharing of ideas part of the March 24th City Commission meeting, Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox asked for more information about the success of cities using “monthly income” programs to address poverty. Commissioner Williams-Cox noted that many cities across the country are dealing with poverty by using a program to identify or select a small […]

April Jobs Report Shows 148,404 Employed in Leon County

April Jobs Report Shows 148,404 Employed in Leon County

The latest jobs report shows that Leon County added 190 jobs in March. One year ago Leon County lost 2,024 jobs. The unemployment rate in March 2021 was 4.6%, unchanged from the revised February number. One year ago the March unemployment rate was 5.0%. The number of people working in March 2021 is less when […]

House, Senate Launch Budget Talks

House, Senate Launch Budget Talks

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — With two weeks left in the legislative session, the Florida House and Senate began formal negotiations Friday night on what could be a record $100 billion state budget for the fiscal year that will start July 1. Senate Appropriations Chairwoman Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, and House […]

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