Jason Lamp Named VP/GM For Adams Radio Group/Tallahassee

Lamp COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS and APEX COMMUNICATIONS/DESTIN-FORT WALTON BEACH, FL GSM and Interim VP/GM JASON LAMP has joined ADAMS RADIO GROUP as VP/GM for its TALLAHASSEE cluster, replacing the recently retired HANK KESTENBAUM. LAMP said, “I’m looking forward to the opportunity to lead our team to build the ADAMS RADIO GROUP brand in the TALLAHASSEE market, […]

More assisted living facilities coming to Tallahassee

(Photo: Vestcor Senior Living) Residential housing options for senior citizens continue to sprout with the construction of two assisted living facilities. Vestcor Senior Living, an upscale 118-unit, three-story development, recently broke ground in the Canopy master community at Welaunee. Vestcor is a $20-million community that will provide independent living, assisted living and memory care within […]

FL Gov. Scott announces run for U.S. Senate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Calling Washington "horribly dysfunctional," Florida Gov. Rick Scott will challenge U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in an election that could be one of the most expensive and highly-watched races in the nation. The Republican governor formally announced his campaign to unseat Florida’s only statewide-elected Democrat on Monday in Orlando. During his announcement, […]

Record spending this St. Patrick’s Day should bring good luck to Florida retailers

Record per person spending of almost $40 on apparel, decorations and beverages, and total spending nationally of $5.9 billion is also a record; great signs for Florida’s retailers TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association representing retailers for more than 80 years, has announced that spending for St. Patrick’s […]

Northern FL Community Changes Hands

Glen Hollow in Tallahassee, Fla. Orange State Partners has acquired Glen Hollow, a 48-unit community in Tallahassee, Fla., for $1.1 million from a private investor based in Jacksonville, Fla. The previous owner bought the building in January of 2004 for $2.7 million, according to the Leon County assessor. Jim Reed of Franklin Street’s North Florida […]

FL Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ These Florida lotteries were drawn Thursday: Estimated jackpot: $243 million 2-8 (two, eight) 1-7-0 (one, seven, zero) 8-0-1-0 (eight, zero, one, zero) 4-9-1-8-8 (four, nine, one, eight, eight) Estimated jackpot: $321 million Source Article

Tallahassee Gears Up For 44th Tallahassee Marathon

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) – Sunday morning, around 1100 runners will be doing a lot of running in Tallahassee. For the 44th year, the Tallahassee Marathon returns to the Capital City, with 33 states represented. A marathon, a half marathon, and a team marathon are all on top and those athletes that are participating will get […]

Florida economy to hit $1 trillion this year, business researchers predict

Hide caption TALLAHASSEE — Florida will become a $1 trillion economy — roughly the size of Indonesia and creeping up on Spain — and create 180,000 jobs by the end of 2018, again outpacing the U.S. economy in job growth, Florida Chamber Foundation researchers said Tuesday at the organization’s Economic Outlook Summit. By comparison, California […]