BREAKING NEWS: Hanna Removes Joanos, EDULOG

BREAKING NEWS: Hanna Removes Joanos, EDULOG

At a press conference today Superintendent Rocky Hanna addressed the LCS transportation crisis by saying “today I am angry.” He announced that effectively immediately EDULOG would no longer be contracted to work with LCS on the bus system and that Manny Joanos will be removed from his position as head of LCS Transportation Services. Hanna […]

Rocky Hanna: “A Colossal Failure.” Special Needs Students Left at School Without Transportation

Rocky Hanna: “A Colossal Failure.” Special Needs Students Left at School Without Transportation

Superintendent Rocky Hanna, in a live Facebook announcement just minutes ago, stated that the move to a new transportation system was a “colossal failure.” Hanna indicated that a number of the benefits promised by the new system, like GPS tracking of students, was not working. Hanna, who got emotional at times, took the blame for […]

Maddox, Carter-Smith Plea Agreements were Signed Weeks Apart

Maddox, Carter-Smith Plea Agreements were Signed Weeks Apart

A review of the plea agreements signed by Scott Maddox and Paige Carter-Smith indicate that Maddox signed his plea agreement with the US Attorney weeks before Paige Carter-Smith inked her own agreement. The signature page of both agreements are shown below. Maddox’s plea agreement was signed on July 1, 2019 and included guilty pleas on […]

Gatehouse Buys Gannett, Projects $300 Million in Cuts

Gatehouse Buys Gannett, Projects $300 Million in Cuts

Two of the country’s largest newspaper companies – Gatehouse and Gannett – have agreed to combine. GateHouse Media is buying USA Today owner Gannett Co. for $12.06 a share in cash and stock, or about $1.4 billion. Mike Reed, chairman and CEO of GateHouse parent New Media Investment Group, will retain his title. Paul Bascobert, […]

Growth in Leon County School Enrollment Slows

Growth in Leon County School Enrollment Slows

Over the last five years, growth in student enrollment in Leon County public schools has slowed to almost zero in 2018-2019. An analysis of Florida Department of Education data shows the following: Over the five year period, from 2014-15 to 2018-19, Leon county student enrollment increased 474 Full Time Equivalent’s (FTE) from 33,558 to 34,032. […]

Jack Campbell to Cease Marijuana Prosecutions

Jack Campbell to Cease Marijuana Prosecutions

Tallahassee Reports has learned that State Attorney Jack Campbell has notified the Tallahassee Police Department that he will no longer be prosecuting marijuana cases. In a message obtained by Tallahassee Reports, TPD sent out information that indicated Campbell would cease prosecutions until “such time that a scientifically proven test that can be introduced into evidence […]

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