Twenty Years of Pro Tennis in Tallahassee

Twenty Years of Pro Tennis in Tallahassee

By Isabella Smith and Julianne Smith-Frazer The Tallahassee Tennis Challenger, a USTA Pro Circuit & ATP Challenger Tour tournament, recently celebrated its 20th year at Forestmeadows Athletic Center. The event, held this year from April 22-28, kicked off the Roland Garros Wild Card Challenge which awards a men’s and women’s Wild Card into the 2019 […]

Leon County BOCC Schedules Hearing on Ethics Ordinance

Leon County BOCC Schedules Hearing on Ethics Ordinance

At their last meeting, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted to schedule the first and only public hearing for June 18, 2019, to consider the adoption of an ordinance providing for a Code of Ethics. After conducting meetings and public hearings, the Citizen Charter Review Committee (“CCRC”) recommended amending the Charter to […]

City to Consider StarMetro Changes

City to Consider StarMetro Changes

Today, the Tallahassee City Commission will considers changes to StarMetro operations in an effort to improve timeliness. StarMetro management reports that since bus routes were changed from a centralized “hub-and-spoke” model to a decentralized, grid-like system in 2011, on-time performance has decreased. StarMetro’s bus service is currently on-time 79 percent of all instances, multiple points below the […]

David Coburn Named FSU Athletics Director

David Coburn Named FSU Athletics Director

By The News Service of Florida David Coburn, who served as chief of staff under two House speakers and a Senate president before moving to Florida State University, was named Friday as the university’s athletics director. Coburn has served as interim athletics director since August, when Stan Wilcox resigned from the position. Before becoming athletics […]

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