Local Media Ignores Conflict and Controversy at City Hall

Local Media Ignores Conflict and Controversy at City Hall

On Wednesday at city hall, public speakers used strong language to threaten and criticize city commissioners on different issues. There was even a tense moment between Commissioner Nancy Miller and Mayor Andrew Gillum. However, the local media decided not to report on any of these actions. Writing about public speakers addressing the controversial vacant city […]

Rick Minor to Run for City Commission Again

Rick Minor to Run for City Commission Again

Rick Minor, the Chief Executive Officer of the Big Bend’s nonprofit food bank, announced Thursday that he will run for Seat 3 on the Tallahassee City Commission. The seat is currently occupied by Commissioner Nancy Miller. However, Miller recently announced she would not seek re-election. Two others have filed so far to become candidates for […]

E-Mails: Paige Carter-Smith, Governance Tied to City’s Recycling Bid Process

E-Mails: Paige Carter-Smith, Governance Tied to City’s Recycling Bid Process

Documents provided to the FBI show that Paige Carter-Smith was copied on several city emails dealing with the City’s “Request for Proposals/Recyclable Materials Processing Services” which was ultimately awarded to Marpan Recycling in February 2013. Ms. Carter-Smith was the only non-bidder copied on the email. The email address used by Carter-Smith was “paige@govinc.net” which is […]

Political Ties Between The Edison and City of Tallahassee Run Deep

Political Ties Between The Edison and City of Tallahassee Run Deep

The City of Tallahassee subsidized restaurant, The Edison, is in the news again after firing the highly respected hospitality operator Steve Adams. The scrutiny has resulted in various media reports and an audit request by City Commissioner Scott Maddox. However, what media reports have failed to address is a persistent question that appears in many different […]