Home Sales Down 33% in May, Still Up in 2020

Home Sales Down 33% in May, Still Up in 2020

Sales of existing single-family homes in Leon county were down 33.4% when compared to numbers sold in the same month one year ago. There were 344 single-family home resales in May 2019 and 229 resales in May 2020. Last month there were 268 existing single-family homes sold. The average sales price in May 2020 increased […]

Video Shows Assault of Red Truck Occupants Before Moving Through Protesters

Video Shows Assault of Red Truck Occupants Before Moving Through Protesters

As protests broke out in the City of Tallahassee on Saturday due to questions surrounding the use of force by police officers, a Tallahassee Democrat headline stated that “Peaceful Tallahassee protests marred after truck hits demonstrators; no serious injuries.” The Tallahassee Democrat reported that: “The largely peaceful demonstrations in downtown and midtown Tallahassee were marred when a […]

Leon County Commissioners Discuss Phased Reopening Plan

Leon County Commissioners Discuss Phased Reopening Plan

At their special COVID-19 response meeting on Thursday, the Leon County Commissioners reviewed a presentation on Leon County’s three-phase reopening plan. Earlier this week, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-123, outlining Florida’s statewide reopening plan and initiating phase one. Leon County’s plan reflects the executive order as well as state and federal guidelines. In […]

Blueprint Staff Proposes $2,500 Grants for 400 Small Businesses

Blueprint Staff Proposes $2,500 Grants for 400 Small Businesses

Today the staff of the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency proposed a grant program to help small businesses. The COVID-19 Economic Disaster Relief (CEDR) Program would provide a $2,500 grant to businesses that meet specific criteria. Staff states that “the CEDR Program will be administered by the Office of Economic Vitality to bridge the gap between federal […]