An 18-year-old Leon High School student was arrested Tuesday after a school resource deputy found more than 86 grams of marijuana and a loaded handgun in his vehicle, according to a statement from the Leon County Sherriff’s Office.
Leon County Judge Robert Wheeler granted a motion filed by Charlie Adelson’s attorney asking to move the trial from a late April start date to late Summer. Due to various scheduling conflicts between the court and the attorneys, a September or October trial seemed more likely. A date was not set Tuesday in court, as both sides will continue to review the calendar.
On February 21st, the Leon County Commission held a lengthy discussion about the Sheriff’s Homeless Outreach Street Team (HOST) Deputy Program. Sheriff McNeil updated the Board on the progress of the program since its official launch in June 2022.
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare has a grade of D, according to Leapfrog. That’s down from a C two years ago. TMH officials say the rankings don’t give a complete picture.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is insisting that he was praising Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and not endorsing him. However, after Bush’s recent interview on Fox News with Brian Kilmeade, Bush did follow up saying DeSantis would be a great alternative to Trump for the Republican Party going forward.
The Florida-based group Moms for Liberty is targeting 11 of 14 to unseat in the next election cycle across Florida. The DeSantis campaign issued a prepared statement from House Speaker Paul Renner even though many of the incumbents have yet to file for reelection. “We will continue to support Florida school board candidates who promote the components of a world class education, and defeat those that are focused on the latest ideological trends,” Renner said. “Make no mistake, we intend to win as Florida’s future is too important.” Leon County School Board members are not on the list of targeted board members.
The No. 16 Florida State baseball team will host USF on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. for the first of 12 home games at Dick Howser Stadium over the next three weeks. Jamie Arnold is taking the mound for the Noles tonight and the game can be heard right here on 100.7 WFLA.