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2,400-acre Tallahassee, Fla. plantation hits market for $13.95 million (Photos) – Atlanta Business Chronicle

A 2,400-acre plantation in the northwest Florida portion of the Red Hills quail belt that has undergone significant improvements is on the market for $13.95 million. Valhalla Plantation is located in Tallahassee, Fla., about 30 miles south of Thomasville, Ga., and less than 25 miles northeast of downtown Tallahassee. It’s part of the Red Hills […]

Who is Martin Luther King Jr. to us, 50 years later?

Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination 50 years later (CNN)Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, 50 years ago on April 4, 1968, setting off a period of mourning, reflection and anger that gripped America. He was in Memphis to rally support for striking sanitation workers, who were protesting unsafe working conditions, and while […]

Tragedy shaped Florida legislative session

TALLAHASSEE – The Valentine’s Day slaying of 17 people at a Broward County high school became a sharp dividing line for the 2018 Florida Legislature. Lawmakers acknowledged that every major issue or policy fight going on before that day was eclipsed by the tragedy at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Suddenly, there was a […]

FL Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ These Florida lotteries were drawn Monday: Estimated jackpot: $222 million 9-4 (nine, four) 6-3-3 (six, three, three) 8-7-8-7 (eight, seven, eight, seven) 3-1-7-5-1 (three, one, seven, five, one) Estimated jackpot: $293 million Source Article

Census of the homeless

Karen Hill, director of the Marion County Homeless Council, lead agency for the federally required count, said 2018 data indicates more people with mental illness and single women and children are living un-sheltered lives. A small army of volunteers spread out over Marion County recently to count homeless people on the street, in abandoned buildings, […]