On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to 2.5 percent in December 2022, a historic low last reached in 2006, demonstrating that Florida has continued to grow and recover after enduring two hurricanes in late 2022. Florida’s private sector employment increased by 425,800 jobs overContinue Reading

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) announced he arrest of two men last week for trafficking in fentanyl and other charges following the drug overdose death of a Volusia County man. 23-year-old Brandon Jones and 32-year-old Joeffren Padilla III both from Winter Haven were arrested last Tuesday. The PCSO released theContinue Reading

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34-year-old Justin Roberson of Clearwater was recently sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and fentanyl. Roberson had pleaded guilty on September 20, 2022. According to court documents, the Clearwater Police Department (CPD) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) were involved inContinue Reading

President & CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association, Joanne Pike, DrPH sent the following message Friday: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to lecanemab, brand name Leqembi, for patients confirmed to be in early stage Alzheimer’s disease. As we shared with you previously, rigorous clinical trials showContinue Reading

The Inflatable Festival, Comprised of Eight Unique Bouncy Attractions, is Bringing Family Fun to Tyrone Square for Four Weekends Beginning in January Bounce The Mall, a sensational inflatable bounce house festival, is making its St. Petersburg, FL, premier in its inaugural run at Tyrone Square on Saturday, January 28th, throughContinue Reading

Senior Fellow for the Manhattan Institute and a mainstay on cable news and elsewhere, Christopher Rufo, is one of six people appointed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to the New College of Florida Board of Trustees. The announcement was made Friday. Rufo  is also a writer and filmmaker. As aContinue Reading

On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order (EO) 23- 03 (Emergency Management – Illegal Migration), activating the Florida National Guard, directing state law enforcement agencies and other state agencies to provide resources in support of local governments responding to the alarming influx of migrants landing in the Florida Keys, andContinue Reading

And so it continues… Portland-area physicians are joining state health officials in urging the public to wear masks indoors in light surging respiratory cases, they say are overwhelming Oregon hospitals. Cases of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, are surging in Oregon, forcing hospitals into crisis mode as theyContinue Reading

Access to male condoms will be free in pharmacies for young people aged 18 to 25 from January 1, Emmanuel Macron announced Thursday, December 8, 2022. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the President of the Republic’s participation in a territorial session of the National Council for Refoundation (CNR) HealthContinue Reading

Publix Supermarkets announced Thursday that Publix Super Markets Charities (PSMC) is donating $5 million to support more than 240 nonprofit housing programs throughout the Southeast, including 126 Habitat for Humanity affiliates. Since 2014, PSMC has donated more than $33 million to housing programs, strengthening our communities and giving hope byContinue Reading