Jackie Pons’ Attorney, Stephen Dobson, Blames Rocky Hanna

Jackie Pons’ Attorney, Stephen Dobson, Blames Rocky Hanna

After FDLE and the FBI announced the investigation of Jackie Pons was closed, Tallahassee Reports talked to Pons’ Attorney Stephen Dobson. In an exclusive interview, Dobson told TR that “the entire notebook was obviously fabricated to be used against Pons politically by Rocky Hanna.” The notebook created a stir after it was delivered to a number […]

Jackie Pons Case Closed, No Charges Filed

Jackie Pons Case Closed, No Charges Filed

Below is statement from FDLE: In April 2014, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), Office of Executive Investigations (OEI), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) initiated a joint investigation to investigate allegations that Leon County Schools (LCS) Superintendent Jackie Pons was steering construction contracts to campaign donors and disregarding proper procurement procedures outlined […]

School Budget Adds Money for Arts and Athletics, Increases LCS “Minimum Wage”

School Budget Adds Money for Arts and Athletics, Increases LCS “Minimum Wage”

If the proposed 2018-19 budget for Leon County Schools (LCS) is passed, the annual dues that parents are asked to pay for their children to participate in sports and arts programs should decrease. The proposed LCS budget includes $700,000 for these activities which will be allocated to schools to lower the cost for parents. Each […]

Solz Out at Gilchrist, Scotty Crowe to Take Over

Solz Out at Gilchrist, Scotty Crowe to Take Over

Following a story by TR, Leon County Schools has confirmed that Gilchrist principal David Solz has been replaced by current Deerlake principal Scotty Crowe. Check back for updates on this developing story. The statement by the Leon County School Board is below: Mr. Scotty Crowe is being named the new principal of Gilchrist Elementary. Mr. […]