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 […]

MetroNet to Develop Fiber Optic Network in Tallahassee

MetroNet to Develop Fiber Optic Network in Tallahassee

MetroNet, a fiber optic provider, plans to begin serving Tallahassee following the City Commission’s October 16th decision to change the City’s Joint Use Agreement. The change allows fiber attachments on City utility poles and opens the door for companies like MetroNet to begin creating fiber optic network infrastructure. Based out of Evansville, Ind., MetroNet provides […]