The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, September 11

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, September 11


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At the Thursday meeting, the Leon County School Board approved the millage rate for the 2023/24 school year and discussed school safety and social studies curriculum.

On September 13th, the Tallahassee City Commission will consider adopting parameters related to initiating a Tallahassee charter review. Get the details.


Shots were fired at Lake Bradford Estates for the second time in 24 hours over the weekend. LCSO confirmed deputies investigated the scene but did not find anyone injured. The incident was the second time deputies had responded to the 2700 block of Cathedral Drive on Saturday. Around 1:30 a.m., a 13-year-old girl was shot through the hand. The teen was taken to the hospital, treated and released.

A 37-year-old was arrested for trying bring an airsoft gun to Cox Stadium Friday night during the Godby vs Cairo game. Justin Montgomery was charged with possession of a weapon on school property and booked into the Leon County Jail. Court records show he made his first appearance in court Saturday morning where he was given a $1,500 bond and ordered to stay away from Leon County School properties.

The chairs of the Leon County Republican and Democratic parties debated Thursday before the members of the Capital Tiger Bay Club.


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in a recent interview said men who father children and leave mothers single “should absolutely be providing support and should be held accountable.” DeSantis continued by saying that mothers who have abortions don’t want to but feel they have no choice because they have no support. “Look, most of these women do not want to have abortions,” DeSantis said. “But they feel like they have no other options because they get no support.”

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was in another interview where he said he is ready for the next Republican presidential debate. “I’ve done the things that people are talking about that we need to do for this country … So, I’m armed to say that I’ve done it,” DeSantis said.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom took more shots at DeSantis saying Florida’s governor is “fundamentally authoritarian.” “I’ve made the point about DeSantis that I think he’s functionally authoritarian. I’m worried more, in many respects, about Trumpism, which transcends well beyond his term and time in tenure.”


After a blowout win over Southern Miss, Florida State football came in at No. 3 in the latest AP Poll.

FSU soccer got a hard-fought 1-0 win over the Florida Gators yesterday. The Noles are still undefeated with 5 wins. Beata Olsson played a perfect ball for Jody Brown in the 76th minute for the only goal all game.


4 Responses to "The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, September 11"

  1. Bret
    I guess you missed the memo that Trump and DeSantis have so many positive qualities, leadership abilities, and proven records that neither needs to be criticized for any reason. Got it!?

  2. DeSantis is DONE for. Ronnie supporters best be careful to not get stomped on when Papa Trump comes back and wins nomination, including FL primary!!

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