Superintendent Hanna Discusses Financial Challenges, Decreasing Enrollment

Superintendent Hanna Discusses Financial Challenges, Decreasing Enrollment

At the most recent Leon County School Board meeting, Superintendent discussed the financial challenges related to addressing teacher salary increases. Hanna was responding to the a query regarding the timing of teacher salary negotiations. Hanna noted that commitments cannot be made without recurring dollars and those dollars are dependent on the Florida legislature and enrollment. […]

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, February 19, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, February 19, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS Recent votes and statements by Tallahassee elected officials indicate there is a growing split between progressive politicians and traditional Democrats on how to handle the issues related to homelessness. TR’s news briefs from the Leon County School […]

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: February 13, 2024

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: February 13, 2024

Below are the news briefs from the Leon County School Board (LCSB) business meeting held on February 13, 2023. The Board unanimously approved the tentative agreement between the Leon Classroom Teachers Association (LCTA) and the Leon County School District for the 2023-2024 Compensation Proposal, Memorandum of Understandings and language revisions to the 2022-2025 Collective Bargaining […]

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Friday, February 16, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Friday, February 16, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS DEVELOPING: Records indicate that City Commissioner Jack Porter took a trip to Washington D.C. in March 2023 related to her affiliation with a left-wing progressive group. Who paid for the trip? TR is investigating. TR previously reported […]

Senators Back Revised Social Media Bill

Senators Back Revised Social Media Bill

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate on Thursday revamped a bill aimed at keeping children under age 16 off social media, as a debate continued about the proposal’s constitutionality and whether it would infringe on parental rights. House Speaker Paul Renner, R-Palm Coast, has made the bill (HB […]

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Thursday, February 15, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Thursday, February 15, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS At the February 21, 2024 Tallahassee City Commission meeting, elected officials will receive an update on a police investigation related to Leon County Commissioner David O’Keefe’s actions at the construction site for the new Tallahassee police station. […]

City Commission to Receive Update on O’Keefe Investigation

City Commission to Receive Update on O’Keefe Investigation

At the February 21, 2024 Tallahassee City Commission meeting, elected officials will receive an update on a police investigation related to Leon County Commissioner David O’Keefe’s actions at the construction site for the new Tallahassee police station. At the February 7, 2024 meeting, the City Commission requested information regarding the incident which occurred on January […]

Senate Takes a Bite Out of Ethics Complaints

Senate Takes a Bite Out of Ethics Complaints

By Bill Cotterell, The News Service of Florida The Florida Senate wants to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Florida Commission on Ethics by shortening the leash on that somewhat toothless watchdog and — if anybody still has any idealistic expectations — further weakening public confidence in the integrity of our state’s elected officials. With […]

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Wednesday, February 14, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS According to filings with Leon County and the City of Tallahassee, the number of single-family new construction permits was up 91.2% in January 2024 when compared to January, 2023. Get the details. During the next Leon County […]

Dustin Rivest Talks Hiring Strategies, Tallahassee, and Schools.

Dustin Rivest Talks Hiring Strategies, Tallahassee, and Schools.

Dustin Rivest, a Tallahassee native who attended Lincoln High School, a former scholarship athlete at Florida International University, and a local entrepreneur, recently appeared on The Steve Stewart Show on Real Talk 93.3. Rivest attended Chairs, Swift Creek and Lincoln High School before heading south to FIU after earning a kicking scholarship. In 2010 – […]