Jimbo Jackson: Principal, Commissioner

Jimbo Jackson: Principal, Commissioner

TALLAHASSEE — Jimbo Jackson watches the little five-year-old kindergartners scamper through the doors of Ft. Braden School each day and ponders how he can make this a better place for them, not just as the school principal, but also as the newly elected District 2 county commissioner. “While that’s a huge responsibility, it’s an awesome, […]

There’s a New Sheriff in Town

There’s a New Sheriff in Town

TALLAHASSEE – Although he won’t be sworn in until January 3, Sheriff-elect Walt McNeil is already taking steps to implement his vision for the Leon County Sheriff’s office. “I’m in and out of there now,” said McNeil, “beginning at 5 a.m., in meetings throughout the day.” He said he’s meeting with deputies, staff and other […]

Canine Replacements and Night Rifle Scope Proposed for Federal Law Enforcement Grant

Canine Replacements and Night Rifle Scope Proposed for Federal Law Enforcement Grant

On Wednesday the Tallahassee City Commission will hold a public hearing to approve a recommendation for allocation of a Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) award. The FY16 combined allocation of the grant for the City of Tallahassee and Leon County is $147,440. The federal JAG program requires the governing body of each eligible jurisdiction to provide an […]

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