Public Defender Candidate Profile: Jessica Yeary

Public Defender Candidate Profile: Jessica Yeary

Jessica Yeary is running for Public Defender of the Second Judicial Circuit against incumbent Andy Thomas. Yeary graduated from the Stetson University College of Law in 2009. After graduating, she volunteered for retired Public Defender Nancy Daniels. She has served numerous roles in the Public Defender’s Office, including public defender assistant and division chief. Main […]

Leon County Hospitalizations Reach 59

Leon County Hospitalizations Reach 59

Based on reports from Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (TMH) and Capital Regional Medical Center (CRMC), there are a total of 59 COVID-19 patients being treated at the two hospitals. As of July 9th, TMH reported 28 patients and CRMC reported 31. TR has been tracking current hospitalizations since June 1. See chart below.

County Provides Thousands of Free Face Coverings to Businesses

County Provides Thousands of Free Face Coverings to Businesses

Starting July 7th the Tallahassee-Leon county office of economic vitality will distribute over 100,000 face masks to businesses in the Tallahassee area in an effort to further mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The OEV is also working with local chambers to ensure all businesses are reached. “The public health science is clear—face coverings are one […]

City Commission Accepts $1,878,411 in CARES Act Funding

At today’s City Commission meeting, the Commissioners unanimously voted to adopt the amended FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan and FY 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan in order to accept $1,878,411 in CARES Act funding. The funding will be used for housing and community development initiatives in response to the impacts of COVID-19 in Tallahassee. The COVID-19 CARES […]

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