School Board Race Draws Crowd

School Board Race Draws Crowd

It is late October and the race for Leon County School Board Seat 1 is drawing a crowd. Two candidates have filed to challenge incumbent, Forest Van Camp. The two challengers are Alva Striplin and Diana Orapollo. Tallahassee Reports posed three questions to each of the candidates so that voters can make an informed decision […]

Patrick Madden Exits School Board Race

Patrick Madden Exits School Board Race

The Leon County School Board race for District 1 gained a candidate yesterday with the candidacy of incumbent Forrest Van Camp, but lost one today. Patrick Madden told Tallahassee Reports he was dropping out of the race due¬†to Van Camp’s candidacy. He said Van Camp is “clearly the most knowledgeable, experienced and qualified” person for […]

Forrest Van Camp to Join Race

Forrest Van Camp to Join Race

In a surprising move, Forrest Van Camp has decided to run for re-election. Van Camp, who is the current holder of the Leon County School Board Seat 1, had previously given all indications that he would step down after his term expired. However, he filed his paperwork with the Leon County Supervisor of elections today. […]

City of Tallahassee Retains Millions in Garbage Fees, Leon County Passes Savings to Customers

City of Tallahassee Retains Millions in Garbage Fees, Leon County Passes Savings to Customers

An exclusive analysis by Tallahassee Reports of the solid waste contracts negotiated separately by the Leon County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Tallahassee with Waste Pro, Inc. over the last year has revealed two different approaches of dealing with consumers dollars. The County Approach The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) previously had […]