Leon County Launches Online Homework Hub

Leon County Launches Online Homework Hub

Leon County recently launched Homework Hub, a brand-new online educational resource. Homework Hub is a voluntary after-school initiative offered by the Leon County Public Library System that connects students in kindergarten through eighth grade with one-on-one tutors through Zoom. Rick Minor, Leon County Commission Chairman, said the new online educational resource will assist students in […]

County Commissioners Approve New Marpan Recycling Agreement

County Commissioners Approve New Marpan Recycling Agreement

At the March 9th Leon County Board of County Commissioners meeting, the Commissioners approved an agreement with Marpan Recycling to maintain the County’s single-stream recycling program’s sustainability. For fiscal year 2022, the proposed contract with Marpan is anticipated to result in an upswing in conservation costs by about $80,000. “As discussed during the Nov. 17, […]

TPD Conducting Patrols to Improve Pedestrian Safety

TPD Conducting Patrols to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Three months ago, the Tallahassee Police Department arrested a man linked to a fatal hit-and-run that killed a Florida State University student. Now, TPD is aiming to increase safety for pedestrians and bicyclists through education. “Leon County is one of the top 25 counties in the state for traffic crashes resulting in serious and fatal […]

County Commissioners Approve New Traffic Calming Policy

County Commissioners Approve New Traffic Calming Policy

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners approved implementing a new traffic calming policy. The policy aims to address traffic and speeding issues in Northeast Tallahassee and along Deer Lake Road. “Traffic calming helps to encourage healthy environments for motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians by rendering suburban neighborhood traffic flows more consistent with […]