Florida county backlogged with concealed weapons permit appointments

Man with concealed carry permit application and pistol gun firearm Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo by ja-images In June, Florida Insider covered a story about the rise in screenings for background checks for gun purchases in the state. In the week following George Floyd’s death, Florida processed more than twice the number of background checks than it

Gov. Ron DeSantis encountered voting hiccup at the polls—Florida man charged for altering governors address

Courtesy: YES Market Media – Shutterstock– Juno Beach, Florida, USA – June 30, 2020: Governor Florida Ron DeSantis with Casey DeSantis and Madison DeSantis will make a major announcement at Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. As if the voting season wasn’t already hectic enough, things just got crazier, and it involved Gov. Ron DeSantis.

UF Ranked 6th Best Public University in Florida

Entrance sign at the University of Florida on September 12, 2016 in Gainesville, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: Bryan Pollard/Shutterstock.com The University of Florida (UF) has placed sixth on the 2021 list of the state’s top-ranked college. As of Monday, September 14, UF is tied for sixth place with the University of California, Santa Barbara,

Edible Marijuana Now Available in Florida

Marijuana edible pieces close up. Photo and Caption: Israel Patterson/Shutterstock.com The first edible medical marijuana sale took place September 1 at Tallahassee’s Trulieve dispensary on SE Capital Circle, as reported by the Tallahassee Democrat. Arnold Lawson, a retired, 54-year-old man, was the first customer to buy the edibles at the dispensary on Tuesday. Mr. Lawson

Florida Could Become Next State to Capitalize on Bitcoin Market

Image by MichaelWuensch from Pixabay  The Sunshine State could become the next Wyoming in capitalizing on the $100 billion global Bitcoin market, according to a recently-published 15-page report titled, “Bitcoin Beach.” According to its author, Andrea O’Sullivan, director of the Center for Technology & Innovation at Tallahassee-based policy watchdog Madison Institute, if Florida lawmakers found

Florida Gators Take 8th Spot in Coaches Poll

Capital One Orange Bowl University of Florida Gators vs. University of Virginia College Football in Miami Gardens, Florida, USA on December 30, 2019. Photo and Caption: Gregory Reed The Florida Gators have come out on top in the league of college sports. The Gators’ third football season under Coach Dan Mullen is starting right where