City Commission Selects Tallahassee Urban League to Implement Frenchtown Project

City Commission Selects Tallahassee Urban League to Implement Frenchtown Project

On December 7th, the Tallahassee City Commission voted 5-0 to approve the selection committee’s recommendation for authorizing the Tallahassee Urban League to administer $900,000 in funds allocated for a Frenchtown Housing Rehab Program. Curtis Taylor, the President & CEO of the Tallahassee Urban League, thanked officials for the award and said, “We want to transform […]

Police Review Board Considers Resignations if Biro is Removed

Police Review Board Considers Resignations if Biro is Removed

The Citizen Police Review Board held their monthly meeting at the Smith-Williams Service Center on December 1st. The board engaged in a lengthy discussion concerning the controversy over CPRB member Taylor Biro displaying an “abolish the police” sticker on her coffee cup at a board meeting.  The Police Benevolent Association called for her immediate removal […]

Tallahassee City Commissioners Address Election, Future at Swearing In Ceremony

Tallahassee City Commissioners Address Election, Future at Swearing In Ceremony

On November 21,2022, the Tallahassee City Commission held a Reorganization Ceremony to swear in the newly elected city commissioners and mayor. Commissioners Dianne Williams-Cox and Jeremy Matlow and Mayor John Daily took their oath of office in the presence of family, friends and community members. City Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox was elected for her second term […]

National Report: Florida Real Estate Markets Lead in Price Increases

National Report: Florida Real Estate Markets Lead in Price Increases

The metropolitan market housing prices have increased during the third quarter of the year, despite mortgage rates approaching 7% and decreasing sales. Forty-six percent of the 185 tracked metro areas registered double-digit price increases, down from 80% in the second quarter of this year according to the National Association of Realtors. Starter homes are valued […]

The Walt Disney Company Announces Million Dollar Grant to FAMU

The Walt Disney Company Announces Million Dollar Grant to FAMU

Walt Disney Company announced a donation of 1 million dollars to Florida A&M University (FAMU) School of Journalism and Graphic Communication (SJGC) on October 28th. According to The Walt Disney Company, the $1-million investment is part of Disney’s mission to provide more equitable access to marginalized voices that have been historically underrepresented across the journalism, […]

The Tallahassee Citizens Police Review Board Addresses Training Issue

The Tallahassee Citizens Police Review Board Addresses Training Issue

The Citizens Police Review Board held their monthly meeting on November 3rd at the Smith-Williams Service Center. Training Policy The Board engaged in a lengthy discussion about TPD General Order 75, related to the recent controversy over Eddie Gallagher attending a TPD TAC training session. CPRB Ombudsman Deputy Chief Tonja Smith was present during the […]

Citizens Police Review Board Presents Annual Report to City Commission

Citizens Police Review Board Presents Annual Report to City Commission

During the October 12th Tallahassee City Commission, Edward Gaines – the Chairman of the Citizens Police Review Board (CPRB) – presented the 2021 CPRB Annual Report. The annual report included recommendations and commitments for the upcoming year. Full CPRB Report The CPRB is a nine-member volunteer board of Tallahassee citizens. Five of the members are […]

Florida Democrat Chair’s Endorsement of John Dailey sparks controversy with Leon County Democrats

Florida Democrat Chair’s Endorsement of John Dailey sparks controversy with Leon County Democrats

The Florida Democrat Party and the Leon County Democrat Party are at odds over the upcoming election for Mayor of Tallahassee. On October 26th, the Florida State Democrat Chairman Manny Diaz announced his endorsement of Mayor Candidate John Dailey along with several other endorsements in local elections throughout the State. Although this is a non-partisan […]

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