Lawmakers agree affordable housing needed, but steer funds elsewhere

Local legislators David Santiago, Elizabeth Fetterhoff, David Simmons and Tom Wright get an earful while waiting their turn to speak about the recent session at a Daytona Regional Chamber event Wednesday. [News-Journal/Mark Harper] Hide caption DAYTONA BEACH — One of the remaining questions from the legislative session that wrapped this month will be answered by […]

Governor: Russians accessed 2 FL voting databases

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Russian hackers gained access to voter databases in two Florida counties ahead of the 2016 presidential election, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a news conference Tuesday. DeSantis said the hackers didn’t manipulate any data and the election results weren’t compromised. He and officials from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement […]

$91.1 billion: Florida lawmakers consider the budget

The Florida Senate was in session on Tuesday during the last week of the sixty day session. [SCOTT KEELER | Times] TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers signed off on a $91.1 billion state budget late Tuesday, the first budget of the Gov. Ron DeSantis era. And although it falls about $200 million less than what DeSantis […]

Ready for men’s professional tennis? Tallahassee Tennis Challenger starts Monday

Tallahassee – April 29: BLAZ ROLA (SLO) d. RAMKUMAR RAMANATHAN (IND), 6-2, 6-7(6), 7-5, in the singles final at the Tallahassee Tennis Challenger. (Photo: Jacob Stuckey/Tallahassee Tennis Challenger) Tallahassee Tennis Challenger Visitor Information When: Monday, April 22 to Sunday, April 28 What: Tallahassee Tennis Challenger is a men’s professional USTA/ATP Challenger Tour event. This tournament […]

VHS graduates host Marion County Alumni Weekend

By Andy Fillmore / Correspondent Among the activities is a basketball game coached by Drayton Florence and Natrell Jamerson. Ocalumni, a nonprofit formed in January by a group of Vanguard High School graduates, will hold a Marion County Alumni Weekend starting Friday. Events will include a basketball game, beautification project, a church service and more. […]

Carter Multifamily Completes $41.8 Million Acquisition in Tallahassee, Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Carter Multifamily today announced its acquisition of the 440-unit Polos on Park for approximately $41.8 million. As a result of Carter Multifamily’s strategy to transform the property through a series of renovations and upgrades, the community will be rebranded as 2626 Park. 2626 Park was built in 1999 […]

Learn more about 657 Dent St

657 Dent St, Tallahassee, FL 32304 has a price per square foot of $81, which is 33% less than the Tallahassee price per square foot of $121. The median listing price in Tallahassee is $179,900, which is 63% less than the Florida median listing price of $495,750. Check out other properties near 657 Dent St […]

Robinson: New residence hall signals more than new housing in FAMU’s strategic planning

Florida A&M University will hold ceremonial groundbreaking at 4 p.m. Wednesday on 700-bed residence hall and dining facility. (Photo: Special to the Democrat) Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson will travel to the nation’s capital Monday to close on a $125-million federal loan that will pay for a new residence hall and provide for housing […]