Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs May 10

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs May 10

The Leon County Commissioners voted to bring back two additional agenda items in upcoming meetings for options to acquire and preserve the Lake Hall Schoolhouse. The board adopted the proposed Electric Vehicle (EV) Ready Ordinance. The ordinance facilitates the use of EVs and further establishes a convenient, cost-effective electric vehicle infrastructure that will also accommodate […]

Leon County to Consider Another Option for Lake Hall Schoolhouse Preservation

Leon County to Consider Another Option for Lake Hall Schoolhouse Preservation

In an effort to preserve the historical Lake Hall Schoolhouse, Leon County Commissioners voted unanimously to bring back an item for the board’s consideration during the next meeting. The item will propose a maximum proposal of a $20,000 lease for a property on Thomasville Road that borders the schoolhouse. Additionally, Commissioner Nick Maddox also motioned […]

Tallahassee Club Volleyball Teams Qualify for National Tournament

Tallahassee Club Volleyball Teams Qualify for National Tournament

Four Tallahassee club volleyball teams earned national bids over the last two months. Three of the four teams will be attending the 2022 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship (GJNC) held in Indianapolis, Ind. from June 23-July 4, 2022. A fourth team qualified for the 18s Girl’s Junior National Championship in Phoenix, AZ which was […]

Superintendent Hanna Considers Increase in Property Taxes

Superintendent Hanna Considers Increase in Property Taxes

Superintendent Rocky Hanna announced on May 2, 2022, that he is considering a hike in property taxes in order to raise veteran teacher salaries. Ongoing discussions between the Leon County School administrators and the Leon Classroom Teachers Association have attempted to address the lack of salary increases for veteran teachers. In many cases, veteran teachers […]

Tallahassee Starbucks Unionized, CEO Offers New Benefits

Tallahassee Starbucks Unionized, CEO Offers New Benefits

The first unionized Starbucks in Florida was made official on Tuesday, May 3rd, with the store employees’ 16-1 vote. Starbucks, located on North Monroe Street and John Knox Road, confirmed its victory in a press release issued by Starbucks Workers United. More than 240 Starbucks stores have filed union petitions across 33 states since December […]

Law to Require Lessons on Victims of Communism

Law to Require Lessons on Victims of Communism

By Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Calling it a “blockbuster day for freedom,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed a bill that will require public-school students to observe “Victims of Communism Day” on Nov. 7 each year. The new law, which went into effect immediately, describes the day as being geared […]

Tallahassee Events Beginning May 10

Tallahassee Events Beginning May 10

Doctor Strange TriviaDate: Tuesday, May 10, 2022, begins @ 6:30 p.m.Where: The Brass Tap @ Midtown, 1321 Thomasville Rd.Cost: No cover.What you’ll get: Enjoy an evening of trivia and test your knowledge of the Doctor Strange movies. So, grab your friends and head over for trivia, cold drinks, and good food at Brass Tap. Refire […]

Dailey, Dozier Stake Out Positions

Dailey, Dozier Stake Out Positions

During separate interviews with Steve Stewart on The Steve Stewart Show on Real Talk 93.3 FM, mayoral candidates John Dailey and Kristin Dozier spent 40 minutes answering questions about their respective campaigns. Provided below are their comments and positions on issues related to the Blueprint vote to fund stadium improvements for FAMU and FSU, the […]