Andrew Gillum’s Brother Becomes Focus of Ethics Hearing

Andrew Gillum’s Brother Becomes Focus of Ethics Hearing

On Monday, the Tallahassee Democrat reported that the Florida Commission on Ethics filed a motion to subpoena Andrew Gillum’s brother, Marcus, to testify at the ethics hearing which begins Wednesday. In response, Gillum’s attorney, Barry Richard, filed a motion to block the testimony. Elizabeth Miller, the Florida Commission on Ethics advocate, replied to Richard’s motion […]

Prime Meridian Bank Announces Expansion to Lakeland, Florida Market

Prime Meridian Bank Announces Expansion to Lakeland, Florida Market

Tallahassee-based Prime Meridian Bank has announced its expansion into the Lakeland, Florida market.  The Bank opened a full-service location at 3340 South Florida Avenue, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Lakeland is ranked as the 20th most populated city in Florida with approximately 112,000 inhabitants. However, Lakeland is part of the 7th ranked Metropolitan Statistical Area […]

Top Picks for Police Headquarters Revealed

Top Picks for Police Headquarters Revealed

On March 18, 2019, the City of Tallahassee placed a submittal form on Talgov.com to solicit possible locations for a new police headquarters. The process was closed on April 18, 2019. There were a total of 178 submittals identifying 68 unique sites. The top sites are listed below: The Northwood Mall/Northwood Centre: 32 submissions Tallahassee […]

Legislative Session About to Pick Up Speed

Legislative Session About to Pick Up Speed

The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Buckle up. The 2019 legislative session is about ready to pick up speed. When lawmakers come back from the holiday weekend, they will be poised to start budget negotiations and to try to resolve a laundry list of major — and controversial — issues. That means a sprint […]

Village Square’s Local Color Concludes Second Season

Village Square’s Local Color Concludes Second Season

By Julianne Smith-Frazer On Thursday, April 11th, 2019 The Village Square concluded their second season of Local Color with a conversation titled Individuality and Identity Politics. The Local Color events are held at the Junction at Monroe, a quirky but inviting space on South Monroe street. Local Color is all about having conversations on tough […]

Former Gilchrist Principal David Solz Under DOE Investigation

Former Gilchrist Principal David Solz Under DOE Investigation

Multiple sources have confirmed with Tallahassee Reports that officials from the Florida Department of Education Office of Professional Practice Services (PPS) were at Gilchrist Elementary School today interviewing teachers about a matter related to former principal David Solz. It appears that at least eight teachers were scheduled to be interviewed. Solz was removed as Gilchrist’s […]

Lawmakers Grapple with Storm Funding as Calls Mount

Lawmakers Grapple with Storm Funding as Calls Mount

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — As calls from hurricane-battered Northwest Florida grow more desperate for state and federal financial help, Sen. Bill Montford on Tuesday removed a request for $315 million from a relief package while lawmakers prepare for budget talks. Montford, a Tallahassee Democrat who is one of three […]