The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Wednesday, Feb. 1

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Wednesday, Feb. 1

LOCAL NEWS After a TR report, Leon County School (LCS) officials removed a bulletin board at Rickards High School which displayed messages that appeared to be in violation of LCS policy. Get the details. The latest reports show that Leon County added 604 jobs in December. There were 157,604 people working in Leon County in […]

Leon County December Unemployment Rate Falls to 2.2%

Leon County December Unemployment Rate Falls to 2.2%

The latest reports show that Leon County added 604 jobs in December. There were 157,604 people working in Leon County in December compared to last month’s revised employment number of 157,000. The December unemployment rate came in at 2.2%, down from the 2.7% reported in November. One year ago, the December 2021 unemployment rate was […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Tuesday, Jan. 31

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Tuesday, Jan. 31

LOCAL NEWS Leon County Schools is investigating the legality of the contents of a bulletin board controlled by the student led group called the “Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA).” The bulletin board, which is displayed in the hallway at Rickards High School, contains messages that “validates” bisexuality and promotes the Critical Race Theory concept of “privilege.” […]

Leon County Schools Investigating Right of Student Group to Promote Bisexuality and CRT Concept of “Privilege”

Leon County Schools Investigating Right of Student Group to Promote Bisexuality and CRT Concept of “Privilege”

Leon County Schools is investigating the legality of the contents of a bulletin board controlled by the student led group called the “Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA).” The bulletin board, which is displayed in the hallway at Rickards High School, contains messages that “validates” bisexuality and promotes the Critical Race Theory concept of “privilege.” TR learned […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Monday, Jan. 30

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Monday, Jan. 30

LOCAL NEWS This past week Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor did not mince words when he addressed the recent controversy over the Florida Department of Education denied approval of an AP African American history course. During the closing minutes of the January 24th Leon County Commission meeting, Proctor addressed the course and said “I think […]

Grand Jury Seeks to Curb Immigrant Releases

Grand Jury Seeks to Curb Immigrant Releases

By The News Service of Florida A statewide grand jury is urging lawmakers to curb the releases of undocumented immigrants from county jails. A presentment released Friday alleged that a law has been “intentionally and flagrantly abused,” resulting in the release of inmates who had been held in county jails under detainers issued by U.S. […]

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor on AP Black History Course: ” I Think it’s Trash.”

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor on AP Black History Course: ” I Think it’s Trash.”

This past week Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor did not mince words when he addressed the recent controversy over the Florida Department of Education denied approval of an AP African American history course. During the closing minutes of the January 24th Leon County Commission meeting, Proctor addressed the course and said “I think it’s trash.” […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Friday, Jan. 27

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Friday, Jan. 27

LOCAL NEWS The clash between Governor Ron DeSantis and the defenders of an Advanced Placement African American Studies course ratcheted up another notch on Wednesday. The famed attorney Ben Crump says he plans to bring a class-action lawsuit against the state if it doesn’t reverse its decision. A grand jury has found the officers involved […]

BREAKING: Leon County School Board Member Alva Swafford Smith Releases Statement on Hanna Investigation

BREAKING: Leon County School Board Member Alva Swafford Smith Releases Statement on Hanna Investigation

In response to the investigation into Superintendent Rocky Hanna by the Florida Department of Education, Leon County School Board member Alva Swafford Smith provided the following statement: “Our Superintendents political diatribes and combativeness with the Governor have done nothing but reflect poorly on our district. Regardless of differences, our focus must remain on the education […]

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