The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Tuesday, Jan. 17

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Tuesday, Jan. 17

LOCAL NEWS On Wednesday, January 18th, the Tallahassee City Commissioner will host the City’s Annual Retreat. The Retreat will provide an opportunity to review the progress that has been made towards Tallahassee’s 2020-2024 Strategic Plan. Staff will also give updates on two initiatives—the Southside Action Plan and the Clean Energy Plan. Get the details. Tallahassee […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Friday, Jan. 13

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Friday, Jan. 13

LOCAL NEWS Leon County Sheriff’s Office addressed rumors of potential gun violence at Godby High School yesterday. Lt. Wiley Meggs said that rumors of gun violence were unfounded but that a small fight did occur at the school. He also stated that there have not been specific threats made against the school on social media. […]

Carjacking, Robbery by Transient Perpetrator Leaves Elderly Victims with “Serious Injuries”

Carjacking, Robbery by Transient Perpetrator Leaves Elderly Victims with “Serious Injuries”

Upon an inquiry by Tallahassee Reports, the Tallahassee Police Department provided information about a carjacking and robbery which took place this past Sunday on West Tennessee Street. The incident – which occurred around 2 am – left two elderly Tallahassee victims without a car and with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. There was no weapon […]

Arguments Slated in Pre-Game Prayer Case

Arguments Slated in Pre-Game Prayer Case

A federal appeals court will hear arguments in May in a long-running dispute about whether a Tampa Christian school should have been allowed to offer a prayer over a stadium loudspeaker before a 2015 high-school football championship game. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said in a notice Wednesday that a hearing will be […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Thursday, Jan. 12

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Thursday, Jan. 12

LOCAL NEWS Leon County Commissioner Christian Caban will appear on The Steve Stewart Show today at noon. Caban represents District 2, which includes the southwest Leon County and the Fort Braden area. You can listen at RealTalk93.com. An 11th grade Leon High School student was arrested for bringing a firearm onto campus, yesterday. It is […]

The Capital Curmudgeon – Bill Cotterell – Moves On As Gannett Inc. Continues to Cut Local Resources

The Capital Curmudgeon – Bill Cotterell – Moves On As Gannett Inc. Continues to Cut Local Resources

The recent announcement that Gannett Inc. would move forward with another round of employee layoffs hit the Tallahassee Democrat when Bill Cotterell notified readers he would be leaving his post due to the belt tightening. Gannett, the largest newspaper chain in the United States, began another round of layoffs in early December, 2022. Employees at […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Wednesday, Jan. 11

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Wednesday, Jan. 11

LOCAL NEWS On Tuesday night, the Leon County School Board approved policy changes related to new laws passed by the Florida Legislature. One of those policies related to the observance of patriotic events and a “moment of silence. The Leon County School District has announced drivers will need to slow down even more in 20 […]

Girls High School Soccer: Chiles, Lincoln Fight to 3-3 Tie

Girls High School Soccer: Chiles, Lincoln Fight to 3-3 Tie

By Robert Stewart On Tuesday night the Chiles High School girls soccer team squared off against Lincoln in an exciting game that came down to the wire. From the first whistle, both offenses got off to a good start. Lincoln drew first blood – two minutes into the game – with a goal by Natalie […]

Judge Poised to Consider Migrant Flights Case

Judge Poised to Consider Migrant Flights Case

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Tallahassee TALLAHASSEE — A Leon County circuit judge will hear arguments Friday about whether he should toss out a lawsuit filed by a South Florida state senator after Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration flew about 50 migrants from Texas to Massachusetts in September. Sen. Jason Pizzo, D-North Miami Beach, […]

Leon County Commission Plans for Bicentennial Celebration

Leon County Commission Plans for Bicentennial Celebration

On December 13, 2022, the Leon County Commission accepted the Tallahassee-Leon County Bicentennial Organization Management Plan and adopted a resolution to establish the Tallahassee-Leon County Steering Committee. The year 2024 will mark the 200th anniversary of the Tallahassee-Leon County community. According to the agenda item, recognition of the milestone will allow for the community to […]