Leon County Schools Details COVID Protocol

Leon County Schools Details COVID Protocol

Superintendent Rocky Hanna announced earlier this week that Leon County Schools will extend the quarantine period from five days to 10 days for students who test positive for COVID-19. The changes come after the Florida Department of Education issued their guidelines. “We have to abide by state law, and we will abide by the rules […]

Tallahassee Hit by Two Shootings, Two Deaths in Less than 12 Hours

Tallahassee Hit by Two Shootings, Two Deaths in Less than 12 Hours

In a span of less than 12 hours, two separate shooting incidents in Tallahassee on Thursday evening and Friday night has resulted in two deaths. The Leon County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) are investigating the unrelated shootings. The first shooting happened Thursday, January 6, 2022, around 5 p.m. at Circle […]

Tallahassee City Commission Sets Annual Retreat Agenda

Tallahassee City Commission Sets Annual Retreat Agenda

On January 12, 2022, the City of Tallahassee will hold its annual retreat where city leaders will review successes from the past year and set new priorities for 2022. The retreat will be held at the Electric & Gas Logistics Facility located at 2601 Jackson Bluff Rd. Tallahassee, FL 32304. The retreat begins at 10 […]

Tallahassee Ethics Office Addresses Placement of Campaign Signs

Tallahassee Ethics Office Addresses Placement of Campaign Signs

On December 14th, the Tallahassee Independent Ethics Office released a legal memorandum related to the placement of campaign signs. The memorandum was written by the Board Counsel, John Reid. It is common for city commission candidates to display campaign signs on private properties owned by lobbyists or city vendors in highly-traveled and visible locations. Though […]

Blueprint Moves Forward with Leon County Fairgrounds Master Plan

Blueprint Moves Forward with Leon County Fairgrounds Master Plan

During the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency Board meeting on December 9, 2021, the Board voted to accept the Market Feasibility Assessment and to move forward with creating a master plan for the fairgrounds. The master plan is a dynamic long-term planning document that provides a conceptual layout to guide future growth and development and will take […]

Tallahassee Events Beginning January 3

Tallahassee Events Beginning January 3

Camp Challenger: Animal AnticsDate: Monday, January 3, 2022, from 8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Where: 200 S. Duval St.Cost: $50.00What you’ll get: Investigate several species of aquatic and land animals, from tiny insects to large mammals. What do they eat? How do they live? What are their habitats? What ecosystem do they thrive in and why? […]

Blueprint Purchases Griffin Heights Lot for Neighborhood Market

Blueprint Purchases Griffin Heights Lot for Neighborhood Market

The Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency Board unanimously approved the purchase of land located at the southeast corner of Alabama and Harlem Streets within Tallahassee’s Griffin Heights Neighborhood. The land is roughly 0.25 acres, and after closing fees, the purchase will cost the city approximately $174,000. The land procurement is one of the first steps in implementing […]

Tallahassee City Commission Discusses Performing Arts Center Project at Northwood Mall Location

Tallahassee City Commission Discusses Performing Arts Center Project at Northwood Mall Location

In August, the City of Tallahassee began demolition of the Northwood Centre which was purchased by the city in 2019 for $6.8 million. The land will eventually be home to the Tallahassee Police Department and possibly a new performing arts center. During the December 14th City Commissioner meeting, Mayor John Dailey motioned to have an […]

Tallahassee Events Beginning December 28

Tallahassee Events Beginning December 28

Toy Story Trivia Night – Brass TapDate: Tuesday, December 28, 2021, begins @ 6:30 p.m.Where: The Brass Tap, 1321 Thomasville Rd.Cost: Free What you’ll get: Test your knowledge of the Toy Story films. Enjoy good food and cold drinks at Brass Tap. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Andy’s Room at the Northeast Branch LibraryDate: December […]