Hanna: School Choice Caused Resegregation

Hanna: School Choice Caused Resegregation

During the October 10th Leon County School Board (LCSB) meeting, Superintendent Rocky Hanna blamed school choice in Florida for Leon County’s recent ranking as one of the five most highly-segregated school districts in the state. Hanna faced questioning from LCSB chair Georgia “Joy” Bowen on the resegregation of Leon County schools identified in a Sept. […]

PlayBig Opens Marianna Facility

PlayBig Opens Marianna Facility

PlayBig Therapy Center opened its second facility Oct. 9 in Marianna to expand its ability to treat Panhandle children with autism, ADHD and other neurological conditions. Kelley Hutto, a licensed Physical Therapist and co-owner/founder of PlayBig said PlayBig Therapy Center in Tallahassee was drawing clients from Chipley, Bonifay and Marianna. Her husband, Mike, a co-founder […]

Jordan Beats the Odds

Jordan Beats the Odds

TALLAHASSEE — As Madeline (Maddie) Jordan headed toward the last line of brightly-colored jumps, a hush settled over the large crowd of spectators gathered for the United States Equestrian Federation Pony Finals in Lexington, Kentucky. It was so silent, it made the 13-year-old Tallahassee native nervous. She worried if her pony so much as brushed […]

Grand Jury Clears Gillum of Criminal Conduct, Questions City of Tallahassee

Grand Jury Clears Gillum of Criminal Conduct, Questions City of Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE — A Leon County Grand Jury determined Monday the “conduct of (Tallahassee) Mayor Andrew Gillum was lawful” under Florida Statutes in a case concerning the mayor’s use of City of Tallahassee software to send campaign-related emails and correspondence, despite the fact the grand jury also determined the software was used for personal or political purposes. The […]