DeSantis Targets Money to Hurricane Recovery

DeSantis Targets Money to Hurricane Recovery

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Vowing that the state won’t forget hurricane-damaged Northwest Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday made his first use of a controversial economic-development program by saying money will go to a pair of roads tied to workforce housing in Bay County. Marking the one-year anniversary of […]

Leon County Parent Contradicts Homeschool Status of Son

Leon County Parent Contradicts Homeschool Status of Son

Discrepancies between statements from the mother of a local student murdered in Tallahassee and information provided by Leon County Schools (LCS) raises questions about how LCS accounts for students that seek to withdraw from school and the subsequent impact on graduation statistics. TR reported on March 29, 2019, that Godby High School had the highest […]

UPDATED: Community Partners Committee Narrows List for Police Chief Position to Ten

UPDATED: Community Partners Committee Narrows List for Police Chief Position to Ten

Update The Community Partners Committee has selected ten candidates to interview for the Tallahassee Police Chief position. The initial voting of the the Community Partners Committee resulted in six top candidates. The candidates are listed below with the location of their relevant experience. Argatha Gilmore (TPD) Steve Outlaw (TPD) Lawrence Revell (TPD) Glenn Sapp (Quincy […]

DeSantis Wants to Boost Teacher Minimum Pay

DeSantis Wants to Boost Teacher Minimum Pay

By Ana Ceballos, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to raise the minimum salary of Florida teachers to $47,500, a proposal that would cost hundreds of millions of dollars and likely will be a key issue during the upcoming 2020 legislative session. The governor had hinted for months that he […]