State CFO to resign

February 10, 2017

The News Service of Florida reports: State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced Friday that he will resign from his Cabinet position after the 2017 legislative session wraps up. Atwater, a Republican, said he will accept…


Scott uses Twitter to scold Florida House

February 9, 2017

Governor Rick Scott continues to use Twitter to communication his displeasure….sound familiar? After the Florida House’s Careers & Competition Subcommittee passed a bill that would eliminate Visit Florida, Enterprise Florida and other state economic development development…


Oops, mystery Baylen pole coming down

February 8, 2017

People have asked about the tall wooden pole that suddenly appeared on Baylen Street near the county’s parking garage. We’ve jokingly called it downtown’s latest tourist attractive – the tallest telephone in Florida. Apparently, we weren’t…


Police report on Washington High incident

February 8, 2017

Inweekly has received a redacted copy of the arrest report of William David Caldwell, age 16. According to the report, a female student at Booker T. Washington High School brought the gun to the attention of…


Audio, transcript of Washington High robocall

February 8, 2017

Here was what Dr. Michael Roberts told the parents and students yesterday about the student found with a gun on campus: Good evening, parents and students. This is Dr. Roberts calling from Booker T. Washington High…