Ceremonial Vote Reveals City Commissioners’ Views on City Manager Goad

Ceremonial Vote Reveals City Commissioners’ Views on City Manager Goad

After Commissioner Jeremy Matlow released his evaluation of City Manager Reese Goad via Twitter, the Tallahassee City Commission passed a ceremonial vote of confidence for Goad at their October 28th workshop on ethics. Mayor John Dailey, who labeled the issue the “elephant in the room”, called for the vote. Dailey expressed support for Goad and […]

City Commissioners Speak On Ethics Reform

City Commissioners Speak On Ethics Reform

At their October 28th workshop, Tallahassee City Commissioners voted to pass several proposals granting more power to the Independent Ethics Board. The Commissioners spoke on the ethics reform proposals at the end of the workshop. Commissioner Elaine Bryant said she hoped the ethics reform package would let the Ethics Board and the community know “how […]

Tallahassee’s Josh Cooper Crowned World Seafood Champion, Advances to “Final Table”

Tallahassee’s Josh Cooper Crowned World Seafood Champion, Advances to “Final Table”

Last weekend, Josh Cooper, a Tallahassee-based political consultant and barbecue pitmaster, was crowned World Seafood Champion at the 2019 World Food Championships in Dallas. Following his win, Cooper will advance to the Final Table, hosted in Indianapolis in May 2020, to compete against nine other champions. From October 16th through October 20th, over 1400 cooks […]

“Local Color” to Discuss Complicated Relationship Between White Liberals and Black Americans

“Local Color” to Discuss Complicated Relationship Between White Liberals and Black Americans

On Oct. 24, The Village Square, a Tallahassee-based nonpartisan forum, will host a Local Color gathering titled “It’s Complicated: Are white liberals unintentionally slowing racial progress?” The 90-minute discussion will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the Junction at Monroe. Members of The Village Square decided to hold the event after a Local Color planning […]