LCS Approves Construction Items at July 27th Board Meeting

LCS Approves Construction Items at July 27th Board Meeting

At the July 27th Leon County School Board meeting, officials approved the following construction items. The Leon County School Board approved the SAIL High School greenhouse project, which will be funded by the Furniture, Fixture & Equipment Fund, and is expected to cost $14,890. The greenhouse will be located at the East field on the […]

Select Events in Tallahassee Beginning August 18

Select Events in Tallahassee Beginning August 18

Young Leaders Society Happy HourDate: Wednesday, August 18, 2021, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.Where: World of Beer, 830 E. Lafayette St. Cost: Free.What you’ll get: Socialize and network with like minded and enthusiastic young professionals. Hosted by Young Leaders Society, through United Way of the Big Bend.____ Wonderful Wednesday at the Carriage HouseDate: Wednesday, […]

TPD Hires 17 New Officers

TPD Hires 17 New Officers

Chief Lawrence Revell announced on Monday, August 9, 2021, the swearing in of 17 new officers with the Tallahassee Police Department. Chief Revell mentioned in a recent interview the need to hire on new officers and noted he would like to recruit 50 more people. Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) offers incentives such as, academy reimbursement, […]

Select Events in Tallahassee Beginning August 9

Select Events in Tallahassee Beginning August 9

Island Wing Company Blood DriveDate: Monday, August 09, 2021, from 2:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Where: Island Wing Company, 1370 Market St. TallahasseeCost: Free.What you’ll get: Get on the Big Red Bus and save lives at Island Wing Company. All donors will receive an Island Wing Company Coupon, a $20 eGift Card, and a FREE OneBlood […]

Lincoln Community Center to House Mental Health Pilot Program

Lincoln Community Center to House Mental Health Pilot Program

The City of Tallahassee recently announced the creation of a Neighborhood-Based Mental Health Pilot Program which will be located at the Lincoln Center. The initiative will bring mental health services closer to neighborhoods. Through the new program, residents can participate in up to three free one-on-one counseling sessions with a certified mental health provider, regardless […]

Mayor Dailey Announces Tallahassee Awards

Mayor Dailey Announces Tallahassee Awards

Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey announced on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, a new initiative he is calling the Tallahassee Awards. The award is to celebrate those “who help make Tallahassee the Best City Ever,” he said in a tweet on Tuesday. He stated that Tallahassee is a city to which other communities aspire to be, and […]

Leon County Math Assessment Shows 49% Score Satisfactory and Above

Leon County Math Assessment Shows 49% Score Satisfactory and Above

The Florida Department of Education recently released statistics reflecting the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) and the End-of-Course (EOC) scores. The information reveals a decline when comparing the 2021 scores to those from 2019. Statewide assessments were not given to students in the 2020 school year, because of school closures and virtual learning during the pandemic. […]

Select Events in Tallahassee During August

Select Events in Tallahassee During August

Listed below are select events in our area taking place over the next two weeks. Tallahassee Trivia Date: Tuesday, August 3, 2021, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Where: The Brass Tap, Midtown Tallahassee Cost: Free.What you’ll get: Arrive at 6:30 to register, trivia begins at 7:00. In town trivia at The Brass Tap Midtown Tallahassee […]

LCS Food Services Revamped, Free Lunch for All Students

LCS Food Services Revamped, Free Lunch for All Students

The Leon County School Board briefly discussed nutritional services during the budget meeting on July 22, 2021. The nutrition program for Leon County School’s is fully federally funded by reimbursements for meals served. During the 2020-2021 school year, the fund balance decreased due to the pandemic since a number of students were at home with […]

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