Leon County 2018 Crime Rate Down, Still Leads Florida

Leon County 2018 Crime Rate Down, Still Leads Florida

Despite a decrease, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement released data for 2018 that shows Leon County leads the state of Florida in crime rate for the fifth year in a row. The crime rate per 100,000 residents in Leon county decreased by 7.2% over 2017 numbers. The table below shows that the violent crime […]

Leon County Approves Tentative Budget

Leon County Approves Tentative Budget

The Leon County Board of County Commissioners, in a 7-0 vote, balanced the County’s tentative budget without raising the millage rate for the eighth year in a row. The proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget of $274.3 million is a 4.06% percent increase from last year’s budget. However, the increase in property tax revenue – due […]

Centerville Road Pipe Replacement Requires Detour

Centerville Road Pipe Replacement Requires Detour

The City of Tallahassee is planning wastewater system improvements along a portion of Centerville Road near Hickory Ridge Road. The work is necessary to replace a segment of aging pipe in the area and enhance service reliability. Construction is slated to begin on June 17 and involves replacing roughly 1,500 feet of sewer pipe under […]

LCS Announces Personnel Changes, Instructional Resignations Increase

LCS Announces Personnel Changes, Instructional Resignations Increase

At the last Leon County School Board meeting on June 19th, personnel decisions were announced for the upcoming school year. The personnel decisions were included in a 176 page document which addressed teacher, principal, assistant principal, and administrative appointments. Also included in the personnel decisions was a list of instructional resignations, which totaled 110. Based […]