Americans heading South and West to find jobs

A search for employment and more affordable housing were behind two-thirds of the long-distance moves made between 2014 and 2015, according to a census...

Regulators issue alert on vacation scams

State financial regulators issued a warning Monday to Floridians and tourists to be on guard for vacation and travel scams. The Office of Financial Regulation...

Courier wins best front-page honor from Florida Press Association

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Florida Courier placed third for best front pages in the Florida Press Association’s annual Better Weekly Newspaper Contest. The Courier staff was...

Jacksonville judge resigns amid impeachment threat

Hulsey accused of saying that Blacks should ‘get back on a ship and go back to Africa.’ BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE –...

Stetson player succumbs

Resuscitation efforts fail BY ILIANA LIMON ROMERO AND CHRIS HAYS ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS DELAND – Stetson football player Nick Blakely was remembered as a warm, generous...

Supreme Court says ‘only black’ for state judges

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court says the issue comes down to public trust and confidence. And from now...

New project to provide affordable housing for Florida residents

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER More than 100 people attended the official construction kickoff for a new Tampa development called Beacon Homes. Neighborhood Lending Partners...

Lottery sales set record in 2016

COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS Florida Lottery sales hit a record $6.2 billion last year, according to the state agency. The total is up...

Nursing home tragedy claims lives of couple married 61 years

BY DAVID J. NEAL MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Cecilia Franco, 90, died at 3:45 a.m. Monday, becoming the 14th Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills resident to...

Getting ‘strapped’

Non-Whites buy guns after Trump wins SPECIAL TO THE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE FROM THE AFRO AMERICAN African-Americans and other racial minorities in America are arming...

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