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Florida’s orange groves continue to shrink

Florida’s orange groves continue to shrink

Florida’s citrus industry continues to be squeezed, as it now uses less than half of the amount of land that it used in 2000, according to reports released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Commercial citrus land totaled 407,348 acres, down 3 percent...

Former Tallahassee mayor sentenced to five years in prison

Former Tallahassee mayor sentenced to five years in prison

A man once dubbed by the then Vice President of the United States as a “rising star in the Democrat Party” has fallen hard. Scott Maddox, former chair of the Florida Democrat Party and former mayor of Tallahassee, was sentenced today to five years in prison, $76,000...