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Freelance reporter Karen Murphy is an award-winning journalist covering the North Florida and South Georgia Area. Formerly with the Thomasville Times-Enterprise in Thomasville, Georgia, Murphy provided comprehensive news, investigative, feature and business reporting of Grady and Thomas County, including the cities of Thomasville, Cairo, Meigs, Pavo, and Boston. She won a 2016 Georgia Press Association Award for feature writing and was part of the news team that recently earned awards for overall excellence and excellent local coverage from the Georgia Press Association. She has also written for several local and regional lifestyle and business magazines. Murphy is married, with two children.

LCSO Turns to Social Media to Reduce Crime

LCSO Turns to Social Media to Reduce Crime

TALLAHASSEE — As criminals develop more and more creative ways to exploit unsuspecting citizens, the sheriff’s office is trying to find equally creative ways to foil their efforts. A major…

New Law Adds to Law Enforcement Responsibility

New Law Adds to Law Enforcement Responsibility

TALLAHASSEE — A new law mandating law enforcement training for dealing with autistic individuals has the sheriff and chief of police asking “Why us?” The Florida legislature passed a new…

Most Local Officials Against Private Sector Minimum Wage Increase

Most Local Officials Against Private Sector Minimum Wage Increase

TALLAHASSEE – What’s good for the goose isn’t necessarily good for the gander when it comes to the minimum wage in Leon County, according to local city and county commissioners.…

PlayBig Fights Back and Wins

PlayBig Fights Back and Wins

TALLAHASSEE — PlayBig Therapy Center, a Tallahassee treatment center for children with autism and other neurological disabilities, was recently awarded $52,000 to recoup incurred legal fees and costs by the…

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