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Campus Notes: Florida State Faculty Luncheon Series kicks off this week

The Westcott Building at FSU. (Photo: Democrat file) Florida State Faculty Luncheon Series schedule released The Florida State University Faculty Luncheon Series has announced its lecture schedule for Spring 2019. Established in 1981, the series encourages the FSU and Tallahassee communities to learn about the research and creative activities at the university. The spring schedule […]

Broward Sheriff Preparing For His Removal: Union President

TALLAHASSEE, FL — With Florida’s new governor promising to lead with "purpose and conviction," one of the first acts of Republican Ron DeSantis may be to remove or suspend Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel over his handling of the Parkland tragedy, according to the president of the union that represents hundreds of Broward deputies. "If […]

Tallahassee CC Women’s Basketball Enjoying Being the Hunted

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) – For the first time, the Tallahassee Community College women’s basketball team is the hunted, not the hunter. "The target definitely keeps growing bigger," said freshman guard Aliyah Lawson. "It’s just a lot we have to prove to show them that we are in this position because we worked hard for it," […]

FL Worker Rescued from Burning Lift

Tallahassee firefighters saved a man who was trapped 40 feet in the air Thursday after a fully extended boom truck caught fire. Tallahassee Boom Truck(FL) Tallahassee, FL, firefighters saved a man who was trapped 40 feet in the air Thursday after a fully extended boom truck caught fire. Florida firefighters rescued a worker trapped 40 […]

You Wouldn’t Think This City Had the Tiniest Apartments in America

RyanCSlimakPhoto/iStock Don’t let the sweeping green landscape surrounding Seattle fool you. With the tech boom continuing to bring in young, single workers, and the quest for big city living space at an all-time high, the Emerald City is now home to the tiniest apartments in America. Seattle’s average apartment clocked in at 711 square feet, […]

T.K. Wetherell, credited with transforming Florida State, dies at age 72

Thomas Kent "T.K." Wetherell, president emeritus of Florida State University and former president of Tallahassee Community College, lost his 16-year-battle with cancer Sunday. Wetherell would have turned 73 on Saturday. Wetherell had been in treatment at the Duke University Medical Cancer and returned home for Thanksgiving. He had been hospitalized at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare until […]

Florida Juvenile Arrests At 43-Year Low: Report

TALLAHASSEE, FL — The number of juvenile arrests in Florida continued to decline over the past year, according to a report released Monday by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. Officials said juvenile arrests were down 24 percent over the past five years. "Juvenile felony arrests dropped 10 percent over the last fiscal year and […]

Legal Public Notices 12/5 issue

Orlando Legals Legal Public NoticesAUCTION EXTRA SPACE STORAGE – STORE 1631 5753 Hoffner Ave, Orlando, FL 32822 Extra Space Storage will hold a public auction to sell personal property described below belonging to those individuals listed below at the locations and times indicated: On December 26, 2018 11:30 AM location: 5753 Hoffner Ave. Orlando FL […]

Now it’s time to focus on solutions for affordable housing

(Photo: 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, our nation’s […]