Local Group Moves Closer to Purchasing Killearn Golf Club

Local Group Moves Closer to Purchasing Killearn Golf Club

A recent vote by the Killearn Homeowners Association (KHA) has made it a real possibility that a local group will soon own the struggling Killearn Golf & Country Club. Based on discussions with interested parties, the unanimous KHA vote was required to amend the terms of a settlement agreement which was signed by the KHA […]

Rocky Hanna 2016 Superintendent Campaign: Twenty-Six Donations from One Address

Rocky Hanna 2016 Superintendent Campaign: Twenty-Six Donations from One Address

Campaign reports indicate that donations made to the 2016 Rocky Hanna for Superintendent campaign included sixty-five $1,000 donations from businesses and individuals with addresses in Nevada and the Atlanta, Georgia area. Of the sixty-five $1,000 donations, fifty-one were from corporate entities and fourteen were from individuals. Ten of these individuals appear to be employed by […]

Rocky Hanna Tied to $50,000 Las Vegas Campaign Donation to Andrew Gillum PAC

Rocky Hanna Tied to $50,000 Las Vegas Campaign Donation to Andrew Gillum PAC

With less than seven weeks left in the hotly contested Florida gubernatorial campaign between Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum, campaign records show that a company tied to Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna and registered in Las Vegas, Nevada, donated $50,000 to the Forward Florida PAC which was supporting Gillum. Records show that two $25,000 […]

Leon Jobs Hold Steady in October, Unemployment Rate 2.8%

Leon Jobs Hold Steady in October, Unemployment Rate 2.8%

After reaching levels not seen since 2007 in September, the job numbers for October remain strong. The latest employment information shows that Leon County added 351 jobs in October, 2019. One year ago Leon County added 385 jobs. This month’s job gains are consistent with previous trends in October. The unemployment rate in October remained […]

Florida Sunshine Law Went Dark for Leon County School Meetings

Florida Sunshine Law Went Dark for Leon County School Meetings

After repeated requests by Tallahassee Reports, Leon County Schools finally provided information that indicates that LCS failed to properly follow Florida Sunshine Laws related to 45 agenda review meetings during the period covering January, 2017 to August, 2019. Specifically, LCS failed to properly produce complete minutes of the meetings and failed to audio record 10 […]

Sean Pittman Hired as Leon County Sheriff Lobbyist

Sean Pittman Hired as Leon County Sheriff Lobbyist

Public records indicate that Sean Pittman, who was the campaign manager for Sheriff Walt McNeil during the 2016 election cycle, is listed as the state lobbyist for the Leon County Sheriffs Office (LCSO) in 2019. Campaign records show that the McNeil campaign paid Pittman’s company, ESP Media, approximately $182,000 during the campaign for advertising and […]

City Commission to Consider $1.3 Million Purchase of Rose Printing Building

City Commission to Consider $1.3 Million Purchase of Rose Printing Building

The Tallahassee City Commission voted unanimously to purchase the Rose Printing building and acreage located off of Jackson Bluff road. Mayor Dailey said “this is an incredibly smart management move.” Original Story Next Wednesday, the City Commission will consider the purchase of the Rose Printing building.  The property, located on the southwest corner of Jackson […]

JT Burnette: Two City Commissioners Not for Sale, But Two Were

JT Burnette: Two City Commissioners Not for Sale, But Two Were

Who are they? In the transcript of an audio recording of a discussion between Tallahassee businessman JT Burnette and several undercover FBI agents, Burnette, who is discussing the ins and outs of getting things done in Tallahassee, indicates that two city commissioners were not for sale. The discussion took place on September 21, 2016. JT […]

Single-Family Resales Increase in September, Prices Down

Single-Family Resales Increase in September, Prices Down

Sales of existing single-family homes in Leon county increased 35.2% when compared to numbers sold in the same month one year ago. There were 210 single-family home resales in September 2018 and 284 resales in September 2019. Last month there were 332 existing single-family homes sold. The average sales price in September 2019 decreased 3.0% […]

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