TPD Arrests Three Related to Shooting in Meadowbrook Neighborhood

TPD Arrests Three Related to Shooting in Meadowbrook Neighborhood

On Friday Feb. 3, the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) arrested three people following a shooting that occurred on May 21, 2022, in the 2400 block of Wintergreen Road. The TPD arrested Jer’Darrius Davis, 23; Jaheim Nixon, 21; and Edward Johnson, 18, Following an investigation by TPD’s Violent Crimes Unit, it was determined the three arrestees […]

Hanna: “That Material Should Not Have Been On That Bulletin Board”

Hanna: “That Material Should Not Have Been On That Bulletin Board”

After a story by Tallahassee Reports, Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna told The Florida Standard that messages on a bulletin board at Rickards High School were removed because the content violated school board policy. TR first reported that Leon County Schools was investigating the legality of the contents of a bulletin board controlled by […]

Leon County Schools Investigating Right of Student Group to Promote Bisexuality and CRT Concept of “Privilege”

Leon County Schools Investigating Right of Student Group to Promote Bisexuality and CRT Concept of “Privilege”

Leon County Schools is investigating the legality of the contents of a bulletin board controlled by the student led group called the “Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA).” The bulletin board, which is displayed in the hallway at Rickards High School, contains messages that “validates” bisexuality and promotes the Critical Race Theory concept of “privilege.” TR learned […]

Leon County Commission Retreat Addresses “Bold Goals”

Leon County Commission Retreat Addresses “Bold Goals”

On January 18th, the Leon County Commission discussed their new priorities for the County’s 5-Year Strategic Plan at the County’s Annual Retreat. The Commission focused on 4 main strategic priorities–Economy, Environment, Quality of Life, and Governance. After the retreat, Commissioner Nick Maddox stated, “I am proud of the Board’s work today at our annual retreat, […]

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor on AP Black History Course: ” I Think it’s Trash.”

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor on AP Black History Course: ” I Think it’s Trash.”

This past week Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor did not mince words when he addressed the recent controversy over the Florida Department of Education denied approval of an AP African American history course. During the closing minutes of the January 24th Leon County Commission meeting, Proctor addressed the course and said “I think it’s trash.” […]

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs: January 24, 2022

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs: January 24, 2022

Below are the news briefs from the Leon County Commission meeting that took place on January 24, 2022.__ The county approved Agenda Item 19 which gave the board direction to further seek out a resolution to issues facing many school bus stops in unincorporated Leon County. Chairman Nick Maddox took the time to note that […]

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