State, Feds Tangle Over Immigration Case

State, Feds Tangle Over Immigration Case

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida and the federal government squared off this week in an appeals court about whether the state could legally challenge Biden administration policies that led to undocumented immigrants being released from detention. Lawyers for the two sides filed briefs late Monday at the 11th U.S. […]

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Wednesday, May 8, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS The Children’s Services Council proposed amended budget totals $9,570,687 (this includes rollover from previous year) with $7,427,764 or 77.6% of the total allocated to programs. Get the details. At the February 7, 2024, city commission meeting, Commissioner […]

City to Hold Neighborhood Meetings on Parking Regulations

City to Hold Neighborhood Meetings on Parking Regulations

At the May 8th Tallahassee City Commission meeting, elected officials decided to get feedback from neighborhoods before voting on a motion to eliminate minimum parking regulations related to new developments. Mayor Dailey and others were concerned that the elimination of parking requirements could have an adverse impact on neighborhoods located near new developments. Commissioner Matlow […]

County Opens New Playground, Upgrades at J. Lewis Hall Woodville Park

County Opens New Playground, Upgrades at J. Lewis Hall Woodville Park

Leon County Government recently announced the opening of a new playground and other enhancements at J. Lewis Hall Sr. Woodville Park and Recreation Complex, 1492 J. Lewis Hall Lane. The new J. Lewis Hall Sr. Woodville Park playground boasts a nature-inspired theme, with a large tree trunk as the focal point, evoking the essence of a […]

Graduation Events Draw Security, Advisories

Graduation Events Draw Security, Advisories

By Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Some Florida state universities have ramped up security and issued advisories for graduation ceremonies, amid an already heightened police presence on campuses because of a wave of student protests. Pro-Palestinian demonstrations stemming from the war between Israel and Hamas have led to the arrests of […]

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Tuesday, May 7, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS A group that City Commissioner Jack Porter is affiliated with, Local Progress, released a statement on Friday, May 3rd, supporting pro-Palestinian demonstrations which have spread across university campuses over the last couple of weeks. Florida Senator Corey Simon […]

Foodies Takeout and Delivery Achieves $2 Million Valuation with Successful Funding Round

Foodies Takeout and Delivery Achieves $2 Million Valuation with Successful Funding Round

A locally owned tech startup company -Foodies Takeout and Delivery (Foodies) – is reporting the business has successfully closed its second round of investment funding at a $2 million valuation. Founded by tech entrepreneur Dustin Rivest, the company press release states that Foodies “has made significant strides since its inception, now handling thousands of orders […]

Report: Tallahassee MSA Poised for Long-Term Economic Growth

Report: Tallahassee MSA Poised for Long-Term Economic Growth

According to the ‘2023 Leading Metro Locations’ report published in the Q4 2023 issue of Area Development magazine, the Tallahassee Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) received high marks, including a #1 ranking in the U.S. in the “Economic Strength” category. The Tallahassee MSA ranked, #1 in the U.S. in the “Economic Strength” category, #2 in the […]

Tallahassee Club Volleyball Team Earns Podium Finish at Nationals

Tallahassee Club Volleyball Team Earns Podium Finish at Nationals

The Tallahassee Volleyball Academy (TVA) 18’s club volleyball team recently traveled to Baltimore, Maryland to compete in the 2024 Girls 18’s Junior National Championship and came away with a third-place finish in the USA division. Over 300 teams from across the country competed in the event, with the USA division fielding 48 teams. Each team […]