DeSantis: Smokable Medical Marijuana Will Help Businesses, Patients

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis is promising the state will move quickly to open access to smokable medical marijuana. Gov. Ron DeSantis says law expands access to care for patients Dept. of Health to put rules in place for dispensaries first Some say legal way to buy marijuana expensive On Monday, the governor signed […]

Bill requiring school elective Bible course passes FL House Education panel

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Legislation that would require all Florida public high schools to offer elective courses on the study of the Bible won approval Thursday in a House committee but still faces many hurdles and constitutional questions before it could become law. The bill sponsored by Democratic Rep. Kimberly Daniels of Jacksonville cleared a […]

Wendover Housing Partners Announces New Senior Living Community, Brixton Landing Apartments, in Apopka

Wendover Housing Partners ORLANDO, FL–(Marketwired – Mar 7, 2017) – Wendover Housing Partners, a privately held real estate development, investment and management company, announces it is accepting rental applications for Brixton Landing Apartments, an affordable community for seniors in Apopka, Fla. Roger B. Kennedy Construction began construction on the 80-unit apartment community in the summer […]

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ budget plan: More money for environment, schools, housing

Gov. Ron DeSantis is recommending a $91.3 billion budget that includes increases for environmental projects, Everglades restoration, mental health programs, schools, universities and colleges. The hikes are paid for largely with projected $1 billion increase in state revenues and additional federal funds. TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis released a $91.3 billion budget recommendation to lawmakers […]

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 […]

Big things ahead for Daytona in 2019

Hide caption @EileenDBNJ From the beachside to the west side, new homes and businesses will continue to sprout throughout the city in 2019. DAYTONA BEACH — While much of what 2019 will bring is a mystery one week into the new year, one thing is certain: a flurry of development and new rules aimed at […]

Reports: Special Teams Coordinator Alonzo Hampton Out at Florida State

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) – Florida State’s special teams unit was plagued by penalties and lack of production all season. On Thursday, it appears Willie Taggart has decided to change some things, as reports point to coordinator Alonzo Hampton being relieved of his duties. The report was first published by The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman, who covers […]

City commission takes no action on affordable housing proposal

Andrew Persons, a Gainesville city planner, and Wendy Thomas, the city’s director of the department of doing, present information on gnvRISE affordable housing program at the beginning of a six-hour meeting. Gainesville residents made it clear they don’t want the current affordable housing amendment on the table. Thursday night the Gainesville City Commission held a […]

House, Senate swear in 66 new state lawmakers for 2019 session

Florida Senate President Bill Galvano addresses the state Senate on Nov. 20, 2018, shortly after he was sworn in as the chamber’s new leader. On a day of formalities and ceremonial speeches calling for unity and civility, Senate President Bill Galvano and House Speaker José Oliva spelled out their goals for the 2019 legislative session […]

Badgers wrap up day one in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. – Charles Dickens opens up his famous novel "A Tale of Two Cities" with a line that will live until the Earth sees its demise: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." That motto surely held true for Wisconsin women’s tennis Friday as it competed in the FSU […]