DeSantis Chalks Up Wins in School Board Races

DeSantis Chalks Up Wins in School Board Races

By Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis took the unusual step this year of campaigning for county school-board candidates and saw most of them win Tuesday night, as the governor and local Republicans seek to elect conservative members to the boards and, at least in some cases, create conservative […]

Leon County School Board Elections: What’s Next?

Leon County School Board Elections: What’s Next?

There were a total of six candidates running for two seats on the Leon County School Board in two districts that span the Northeast part of Leon County. After Tuesday’s results, there are now two candidates vying for one seat. Incumbent Alva Striplin was able to avoid a runoff and won the primary with 53.5% […]

Leon County Girls High School Volleyball Set to Kick-Off 2022-23 Season

Leon County Girls High School Volleyball Set to Kick-Off 2022-23 Season

Summer work-outs have ended, classes have begun, varsity teams have been selected and now Leon County high school volleyball coaches are preparing for the fall season with one goal – championships. The regular season which begins this week, will end in October with district and state playoffs to follow. Tallahassee Reports is planning on providing […]

State Eyes School LGBTQ Support Guides

State Eyes School LGBTQ Support Guides

By Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Education Commissioner Manny Diaz Jr. on Wednesday gave his staff the go-ahead to “pull” LGBTQ support documents at all school districts, after a State Board of Education member asserted that some could violate a controversial new law. Board member Ryan Petty said he has […]

Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic (TOC) Welcomes New Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician

Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic (TOC) Welcomes New Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic (TOC), recently welcomed Susanna Zorn, MD, to its team of providers. Dr. Zorn is board-certified in Primary Care Sports Medicine and has worked extensively with the University of Florida and Florida A&M University, providing care to athletes. She specializes in musculoskeletal care, with expertise in sports-related injuries, non-operative fractures, […]

Leon County Unemployment Insurance Claims Down in July

Leon County Unemployment Insurance Claims Down in July

According to recently released labor data, Leon County monthly unemployment insurance claims fell in July. Unemployment insurance claims are considered a leading indicator. Leading indicators are considered to point toward future events, are upstream in the process, and can give a heads-up for anticipated trends. The Unemployment Claims Report, provided below, shows the number of […]

Senate Starts Gearing Up for Suspended District Attorney Case

Senate Starts Gearing Up for Suspended District Attorney Case

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson has started the process that could lead to senators considering the fate of suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren. Simpson, R-Trilby, sent a memo to senators Thursday after Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a controversial executive order suspending Warren. DeSantis […]

City Commission Seat 5: Two Candidates Challenge Dianne Williams-Cox

City Commission Seat 5: Two Candidates Challenge Dianne Williams-Cox

Tallahassee City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox is facing two challengers -Adner Marcelin and Shelby Green – in the August 23rd primary. Williams-Cox was elected to her current position in 2018 and previously served on the Tallahassee Leon County Planning Commission. Provided below is a table giving the positions of the candidates on six specific issues. Also, […]