The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, October 30th

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, October 30th

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Tallahassee Police made an arrest in connection to a woman being shot on Palm Beach Street from Saturday morning. Police say the woman who got shot was taken to a hospital, where she died. TPD says the victim and the arrested suspect knew each other.

The Tallahassee City Commission recently approved the development agreement for the 894-acre property known as the Welaunee Heel. That was the second and final public hearing on the deal. The property is located north of U.S. 90 and east of Interstate-10. 


Florida State’s volleyball team continued its outstanding play with a 3-0 sweep of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana on Sunday.  FSU moves to 16-8 on the season and 10-2 in ACC play. The win is Florida State’s 11th in its last 13 matches with home matches against Pitt on Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Virginia on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. next on the schedule.

FAMU football got a huge 45-7 win over Prairie View A&M after quarterback Jeremy Moussa threw for three touchdowns. Moussa finished with 272 yards on 14-of-25 passing along with one interception for the Rattlers.


Two people were killed, including a 14-year-old boy, and 16 others injured in a shooting in Ybor City just before 3 a.m. Sunday in the area of Tangra Nightclub in the 1600 block of E 7th Ave. Tampa’s Police Chief says one person is in custody in connection with the shooting.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that Marine Col. Mark Thieme is the new Florida State Guard Director to succeed retired Marine Lt. Col. Chris Graham. Thieme enlisted in 1987 and was commissioned in 1994. Over his 35-year career with the Corps, he supported operations including Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Inherent Freedom, Odyssey Dawn and Unified Protector.

Florida Republican Rep. Byron Donalds indicated Friday he would vote in favor of censuring Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., following her comments towards Israel. Surrounded by reporters, Donalds expressed he is cordial around Tlaib and has “no personal animus” to the congresswoman despite her comments.


5 Responses to "The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, October 30th"

  1. Because of Welaunee, they will HAVE to widen Centerville Road from Roberts Road to Capital Circle and widen Miccosukee Road from Miles Johnson Road to Cap. Circle.

  2. “G” I wonder who the developer of the heel property will be.

    Hint: He donates turkeys at Thanksgiving time and frequently gets fined for violating building codes during construction. Then, he simply says, “I’m sorry” after the irreparable environmental destruction has occurred.

    Is Tallahassee a great town or what?

  3. @David — I had to look at a map to figure out where they were talking about.

    Follow the link in the teaser. It doesn’t help much, as all it really shows is the location and includes a bunch of labels with no definite plan.

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