Tallahassee City Commission Approves $20 Million Private Investment at Airport

Tallahassee City Commission Approves $20 Million Private Investment at Airport

On Wednesday, September 21, the Tallahassee City Commission voted 5-0 to approve an agreement with Burrell Aviation related to the finance, design, construction and management of an aviation-related aeronautical development located at the Tallahassee International Airport. The project will provide approximately $20,000,000 of private investment in the airport and will result in over $8,000,000 of […]

Fight Over Suspended Prosecutor Headed to Trial

Fight Over Suspended Prosecutor Headed to Trial

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A federal judge on Monday refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren but also rejected the Democrat’s request for a preliminary injunction to block the suspension by Gov. Ron DeSantis, saying the public wouldn’t be served by “yo-yoing” […]

Leon County High School Volleyball Players of the Week: Johnson, Stewart, & Hultquist

Leon County High School Volleyball Players of the Week: Johnson, Stewart, & Hultquist

Kaylin Johnson and Kate Stewart of Chiles High School and Kenzie Hultquist of Florida State University High School have been named TR’s Leon County High School Volleyball Players of the Week for week three of the season, ending September 9th. The awards are based on an analysis of statistics provided to MaxPreps – the official scores and […]

Statewide Elections and Independent Voters

Statewide Elections and Independent Voters

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — With the general election two months off, post-primary polls indicate Florida’s gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races are close as battles loom for remaining “persuadable voters.” A poll commissioned by the senior-advocacy group AARP said Gov. Ron DeSantis leads Democratic challenger Charlie Crist by a margin […]

Another Firearm Incident on Leon County School Property

Another Firearm Incident on Leon County School Property

The first quarter of the school year is not yet in the books and there have already been three arrests related to firearms on Leon County school property. The latest incident happened at Leon High School when the school’s resource deputy arrested a 17-year-old student last week for having a loaded gun. The Leon County […]

Mayor Dailey Defends Meeting Over Gun violence Funds, Dozier Questions Transparency

Mayor Dailey Defends Meeting Over Gun violence Funds, Dozier Questions Transparency

Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey took to Twitter to defend a meeting at his private residence related to how taxpayer funds dedicated to Tallahassee’s gun violence issue would be allocated for the next budget year. During recent budget workshops, city commissioners made the decision to allocate $1 million per year over the next fiver years to […]

Key Senate Race Heats Up in North Florida

Key Senate Race Heats Up in North Florida

By Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Stakes are high in a North Florida contest between a scion of a prominent Democratic political family and a former football star who is a “huge fan” of Gov. Ron DeSantis, in one of the state Senate’s most closely watched races this year. Incumbent Sen. […]

Post COVID Trends Show Arrests & Traffic Violations Down, Violent Crime Up

Post COVID Trends Show Arrests & Traffic Violations Down, Violent Crime Up

A comparison of Tallahassee public safety statistics before and after the COVID pandemic reveal that violent crime has increased while arrests are down. In addition, data shows that traffic violations decreased during the COVID pandemic but has returned to pre-COVID levels. Is there a connection between decreased traffic enforcement and the increase in violent crime […]

Leon County High School Volleyball Players of the Week: Steward, Wenhold & Sutherland

Leon County High School Volleyball Players of the Week: Steward, Wenhold & Sutherland

Dyani Steward of Lincoln High School, Madison Wenhold of Florida Sate University High School and Skyla Sutherland, also of Lincoln High School, have been named TR’s Leon County High School Volleyball Players of the Week for week two of the season, ending September 2nd. The awards are based on an analysis of statistics provide to MaxPreps – […]

National Guard Could Help at Short-Staffed Prisons

National Guard Could Help at Short-Staffed Prisons

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — As the state continues to struggle with a shortage of correctional officers, a legislative panel next week will consider a plan that would activate Florida National Guard members to help at prisons, according to a document published Friday. The Joint Legislative Budget Commission is slated […]