Friday, January 15, 2021

Comcast RISE Program opens to minority-owned small businesses 

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER   Comcast is now accepting applications for the next phase of Comcast RISE with expanded eligibility to include Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)...

State implementing extended unemployment benefits

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Extended unemployment benefits included in the latest federal stimulus package are starting to become available for Floridians...

Federal food program extended through April

BY ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZ CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS A federal program that has provided boxes of fresh food to charities facing long lines of hungry people during the coronavirus...

Coronavirus drives down gas prices in 2020

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gas prices in Florida during 2020 were the lowest in 16 years as travel and daily commuting dropped because of the...

Black leaders unite to help get minorities vaccinated

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A coalition of Black community leaders said Jan. 6 they will work to ensure that upward of...

B-CU’s Miami chapter honors 97-year-old Wildcat

BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER During the holiday season, Nancy Dawkins, 97, received a great gift. The South Florida resident was honored last month for being the...

‘TRAGIC, COWARDLY’ RIOT

Florida Republicans decried the violence at the pro-Trump protest but appeared careful not to condemn the president. BY RYAN DAILEY NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida...

Seniors camp out overnight in Daytona to get coronavirus vaccinations

FLORIDA COURIER STAFF By 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Daytona Stadium had reached its 1,000-person capacity for people 65 and over to get the Moderna vaccination....

State implementing extended unemployment benefits

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Extended unemployment benefits included in the latest federal stimulus package are starting to become available for Floridians...

New virus strain emerges in Florida

TALLAHASSEE - A contagious new strain of the coronavirus that has spread in Britain has been detected in a man in Florida, the state...