Put affordable housing back on the agenda | Opinion

(Photo: Jock Fistick, Jock Fistick / South Florida Business Journal) The mid-terms are over and our newly elected leaders in Tallahassee and Washington D.C. are ready to get to work. It’s time for them to concentrate on an issue that is of the utmost importance for our society: affordable housing. Since the 2016 general election, […]

Employee fired after racist post targeting Florida State football coach Willie Taggart

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL/RNN) – A member of the staff at Hilton Grand Vacations was fired after creating and sharing a post depicting Florida State head football coach Willie Taggart getting lynched. “Our concern regarding this situation has been a top priority. The person responsible for posting this information has been terminated," the Orlando-based company said […]

Gillum Ends Campaign for FL Governor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Gillum, who tried to energize Florida’s young and minority voters through a Democratic coalition seeking to end two decades of Republican control of the governor’s office, ended his hard-fought campaign Saturday as the state’s first black nominee for the post. Gillum, whose refrain had been "bring it home" as he […]

Florida governor’s race: DeSantis defeats Gillum; both had strong real estate backing

Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum Former Rep. Ron DeSantis won the race for governor of Florida on Tuesday night, defeating Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum in one of the most closely-watched races across the country. Gillum conceded to DeSantis at about 11 p.m. on Tuesday and delivered an emotional speech to his supporters vowing to continue […]

Tallahassee teen accused in carjacking

Theodore Anderson By: WCTV Eyewitness News TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A Tallahassee teen is accused of carjacking a woman at a local convenience store last month. Theodore Anderson was just a few days shy of his 18th birthday when he was arrested on September 29. According to arrest documents, the incident happened at a store […]

FL Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ These Florida lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Estimated jackpot: $97 million 5-8 (five, eight) 9-8 (nine, eight) 3-7-8 (three, seven, eight) 9-0-0 (nine, zero, zero) 1-4-7-9 (one, four, seven, nine) 8-1-6-5 (eight, one, six, five) 5-8-5-1-1 (five, eight, five, one, one) 3-2-5-1-2 (three, two, five, one, two) Estimated jackpot: $60 million Source […]

Tallahassee seeks funds to address flooding at Orange Avenue Housing Complex

By: Mariel Carbone | WCTV Eyewitness News May 23, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee city commission is seeking funding to help address flooding issues at the Orange Avenue Public Housing Complex. The commission approved staff to submit an application for $2 million in CDBG funding. The Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, is […]

Five District Councils Supporting Student Scholarship Program

From left to right, DeJon Slaughter,Tyler Rhoades, Felipe Braga, Rajesh Kondoju, four student scholarship recipients attending an event hosted by ULI Kansas City. ULI Foundation Governor Bruce Etkin pledged $100,000 in 2017 to support four additional district council student scholarships programs, which began at ULI Colorado. The ULI Colorado program supports undergraduate and graduate students […]