Fall Review of FSU, FAMU Sports

Fall Review of FSU, FAMU Sports

Florida State Soccer National champs! The ladies soccer team has won its second national championship in five years. Over the weekend they defeated number one seeds Stanford and North Carolina to claim the title. On Friday night Florida State handed Stanford its first loss in 45 matches defeating the Cardinal 2-0 with goals by defenders […]

City Accepts Affordable Housing Recommendations That Would Change Development Rules

City Accepts Affordable Housing Recommendations That Would Change Development Rules

The Tallahassee City Commission recently voted to accept a report by the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) which included recommendations that would impact how residential developers deal with affordable housing. The list of recommendations are provided below. It is important to note that the acceptance of the report does not commit the city commission to […]

Audit: Concealed-Weapon Permit Process Lacked Oversight

Audit: Concealed-Weapon Permit Process Lacked Oversight

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Tallahassee TALLAHASSEE — A follow-up report on the handling of the state’s concealed-carry permitting process pointed to a lack of management oversight by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, but the agency claims it is addressing the issues. The examination of the department’s handling of the permitting […]

Tallahassee Moves to Create a “Tree Commission”

Tallahassee Moves to Create a “Tree Commission”

After hearing a presentation on the Urban Forest Master Plan (UFMP), the Tallahassee City Commission followed the lead of new city commissioners Jeremy Matlow and Dianne Williams-Cox and requested staff to take the appropriate administrative steps to create a “tree commission.” Commissioner Matlow applauded the presentation on the UFMP and said “I would like if […]