Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs: July 9, 2024

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs: July 9, 2024

Below are the briefs from the Leon County Commission meeting on July 9, 2024. The Board voted to award an agreement to Scott Carswell Presents LLC, to perform the work related to the Request for Proposals for Professional Management and Operational Services for County Concerts at the Adderley Amphitheater at Cascades Park.  These services will […]

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: July 9, 2024

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: July 9, 2024

Below are the Leon County School news briefs from the July 9, 2024, meeting. The Board received a presentation by Dr. Kimball Thomas on the Tallahassee Engaged in Meaningful Productivity for Opportunity Program (TEMPO). So far, TEMPO has engaged more than 3,100 participants ages (16-24), helping youth enroll in higher education, gain meaningful employment, receive […]

T-Pain to Perform at the Adderley Amphitheater

T-Pain to Perform at the Adderley Amphitheater

Leon County Government recently announced that “GRAMMY® Award-winning artist, producer, songwriter, entrepreneur, global cultural icon and Tallahassee trailblazer T-Pain” will perform live at the Adderley Amphitheater at Cascades Park on Sunday, November 10, 2024. Tickets go on sale on Friday, July 19, 2024, at noon. “It is a special honor for us to welcome T-Pain, a […]

Feds Award $11.3 Million Grant for StarMetro

Feds Award $11.3 Million Grant for StarMetro

The City of Tallahassee was recently awarded a grant of more than $11.3 million from the Federal Transit Administration for StarMetro. Funds will be used to purchase eight electric buses, expand essential charging infrastructure and support workforce development programs to maintain the City’s growing electric fleet. “Tallahassee was among only 117 projects nationwide to receive […]

Developing Story: Porter, Inman-Johnson Campaigns Support Major Increase in Fire Service Spending

Developing Story: Porter, Inman-Johnson Campaigns Support Major Increase in Fire Service Spending

Tallahassee City Commission candidates Jack Porter and Dot Inman-Johnson are proposing $60,000 starting salaries for firefighters, which – if implemented – would result in a major increase in the fire service fund budget and a possible increase in the fire service fee. All Tallahassee residents pay a fire service fee via the City of Tallahassee […]

Violent Crime Remains Down, Property Crimes Spike in June

Violent Crime Remains Down, Property Crimes Spike in June

Halfway through 2024, the number of crime incidents reported by the Tallahassee Police Department remain down when compared to 2023. However, the numbers show a significant increase in property crime incidents in June. Last month TR reported that during the four days after the May 10 storm – when three tornadoes moved through Tallahassee – […]

LCS Agenda Review Addresses Cell Phones, Discipline Matrix

LCS Agenda Review Addresses Cell Phones, Discipline Matrix

On July 8th, the Leon County School Board held an agenda review/workshop meeting and discussed the Board’s cell phone policy and the Discipline Matrix Guide. The Board reviewed their Wireless Communication Devices Policy and discussed whether they would want to amend the policy and further restrict high school students from having their phone out during […]

Democrats Accuse Party Leader, Matlow Aide, Ryan Ray of Bias, Promoting Division on City Commission

Democrats Accuse Party Leader, Matlow Aide, Ryan Ray of Bias, Promoting Division on City Commission

There is mounting criticism directed at Leon County Democratic Executive Committee Chair Ryan Ray from other Democrats about Ray’s role as the LCDEC chair – he was elected in 2022 – and his position as the aide to City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow. In addition to a complaint filed by city commission candidate Rudy Ferguson alleging […]

City Commission Makes Appointments to Boards, Committees

City Commission Makes Appointments to Boards, Committees

Provided below are the appointments made by the Tallahassee City Commission to various boards and committees at the June 19th meeting. Florida League of Cities Board The City Commission selected Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox to serve as the nominee for the 2024-2025 Florida League of Cities Board of Director’s seat for the Ten Most Populous Cities. […]

Open House and Dedication Date Announced for the Tallahassee Florida Temple

Open House and Dedication Date Announced for the Tallahassee Florida Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the open house and dedication dates for the Tallahassee Florida Temple. A public open house will run from Monday, November 4, through Saturday, November 23, excluding Sundays. A media day will be held on Monday, October 28, 2024, and invited guests will […]

1 2 3 267