TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Hometown Heroes housing assistance program has awarded more than $50 million in down payment and closing cost assistance to Florida’s hometown heroes. The program assists individuals such as law enforcement officers, educators, healthcare professionals, and... Read More.
Gulf Coast Community Foundation has provided over fifty nonprofit organizations with transformational assistance post-Hurricane Ian, totaling over $2 million dollars. Over fifty grants have been awarded from our initiative thanks to generous donor’s contributions and... Read More.
Jun 6, 2022Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) with a $2.5 million grant to improve The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) through investment in food distribution infrastructure and underserved areas. TEFAP... Read More.
ARCADIA, Fla. – An Arcadia man has claimed a $1 million top prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket. The Florida lottery officials announced the lucky winner last Friday.50-year-old Carl Layport is the lucky winner buying his winning ticket from a Circle K gas station... Read More.
Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced more than $5.2 million in funding for infrastructure projects in small and rural Florida communities. The funds are administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) through the Florida Small Cities Community... Read More.
Washington — Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said the U.S. government is prepared to dispatch more than $20 million in humanitarian aid to Venezuela as soon as "logistically possible." America's top diplomat said his announcement was in direct response to requests made by National... Read More.
THERE ARE NEARLY 11,000 FLORIDIANS WHO HAVE YET TO CLAIM THEIR REFUNDS CHECKS FROM THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE FOR THIS YEAR, AND THE STATE HAS RELEASED A LIST OF WHO THEY ARE. IN SARASOTA COUNTY, THERE ARE 135 UNCLAIMED CHECKS THAT AVERAGE ABOUT $1900... Read More.