In a press release, Tallahassee Classical announced that the charter school has retained Alan Lawson, a former Florida Supreme Court Justice to address the false narrative created around a story by the Tallahassee Democrat. See the full statement here.
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The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC) will hold a Finance and Budget Committee Meeting on Monday, April 3, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. in the CSC training room located at 2002 Old St. Augustine Rd., Ste. A-50, Tallahassee, FL 32301. The meeting will address the 2022-23 budget and staffing allocations. See the agenda here.
Earlier this year TMH underwent a cyberattack and the hospital announced this past week that the hacker obtained personal information for thousands of patients. TMH said it began mailing letters to approximately 20,000 patients whose information was compromised. Social security numbers, addresses, and medical records are information that was likely accessed.
The body that turned up off of Apalachee Parkway has been identified as 30-year-old Keni Germain. The death is still being considered “suspicious” and the cause of death has yet to be announced. Anyone with information can make an anonymous tip by calling 850-574-TIPS.
Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis slammed Tik Tok as “digital fentanyl” and saying it does not belong in Florida’s classrooms. He praised the effort of the Florida Legislature to the social media app from school devices and devices connected to the school’s WiFi. The Florida House passed the legislation unanimously, with a final vote tally of 110-0.
The Florida House is also likely set to hear a bill on the floor that would permit execution of child rapists without jury unanimity, a change currently unconstitutional under current Supreme Court precedent. Anyone sentenced to death under this proposed measure would have the recourse of federal appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, and if the High Court holds that the new law is unconstitutional, the sentence would revert to life imprisonment.
Florida State baseball continues their struggles as the Noles went to Coral Gables and got swept by the Miami Hurricanes three games to none. The Noles were outscored 27-6 with only Saturday’s 3-2 loss being a close game. Florida State returns to Tallahassee to face Jacksonville Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. FSU beat the Dolphins, 11-2, in Jacksonville earlier this season.
No. 7 Florida State softball swept the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets this past weekend. The Noles picked up its second straight run-rule victory over the Yellow Jackets as they cruised to a 9-1 win in six innings on Sunday.