The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Tuesday, Feb. 7

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Tuesday, Feb. 7

LOCAL NEWS Leon County Commissioner Christian Caban recently initiated a discussion about the continuing homelessness issue facing Leon County. Get the details. Tallahassee Police is investigating a shooting from Saturday night at the 4000 block of Weatherby Court where a teenage male was shot. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot […]

DeSantis Would Get Power In Reedy Creek Overhaul

DeSantis Would Get Power In Reedy Creek Overhaul

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House on Monday proposed an overhaul of the Reedy Creek Improvement District that would give power to Gov. Ron DeSantis, who targeted the district last year after he clashed with the Walt Disney Co. over a controversial education law.‘ The 189-page bill (HB […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Monday, Feb. 6

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Monday, Feb. 6

LOCAL NEWS Tallahassee police responded to a shooting Saturday morning where one person was injured. The shooting occurred around 3:15 a.m. on Volusia Street. No arrests have yet been made and the one injured man was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening wounds. A major cyber attack at TMH forced to send some emergency patients […]

TPD Arrests Three Related to Shooting in Meadowbrook Neighborhood

TPD Arrests Three Related to Shooting in Meadowbrook Neighborhood

On Friday Feb. 3, the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) arrested three people following a shooting that occurred on May 21, 2022, in the 2400 block of Wintergreen Road. The TPD arrested Jer’Darrius Davis, 23; Jaheim Nixon, 21; and Edward Johnson, 18, Following an investigation by TPD’s Violent Crimes Unit, it was determined the three arrestees […]

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Friday, Feb. 3

The Tallahassee Reports Morning Briefs: Friday, Feb. 3

LOCAL NEWS BREAKING: FSU responds to critical report related to DEI programs, indicates a number of the programs have been discontinued. Get the details. Starting in the new school year, all students at Nims Middle School will be required to abide by the new uniform policy which includes, yellow, black or white polo shirts which […]

FSU Responds to Report on DEI Programs

FSU Responds to Report on DEI Programs

On Thursday night, Florida State University responded to a report that argues the university “has adopted a series of ‘diversity, equity, and inclusion’ programs that divides Americans along a ‘matrix of oppression,’ castigates Christians for their ‘Christian privilege,’ and offers a racially segregated scholarship that deliberately bars white students from applying.” The report is by […]

Hanna: “That Material Should Not Have Been On That Bulletin Board”

Hanna: “That Material Should Not Have Been On That Bulletin Board”

After a story by Tallahassee Reports, Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna told The Florida Standard that messages on a bulletin board at Rickards High School were removed because the content violated school board policy. TR first reported that Leon County Schools was investigating the legality of the contents of a bulletin board controlled by […]

Changes Made to African American Studies Course

Changes Made to African American Studies Course

BY Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — After state education officials rejected an Advanced Placement African-American studies course, The College Board on Wednesday released a new framework that appears to have dropped content that drew objections from the state. The Florida Department of Education last month sent a letter to The College […]

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