Weekly Report Ending April 11th: Indicators Increase, Still Below Notable Benchmarks

Weekly Report Ending April 11th: Indicators Increase, Still Below Notable Benchmarks

TR’s weekly report (April 4 – April 11) on Leon County COVID cases, hospitalizations, and testing positivity rates is detailed below. TR’s April 4th weekly report can be reviewed here. The weekly COVID report, ending April 11th, shows all indicators increased, but are still below notable benchmarks. For example, the positivity rate increased from 2.3% last […]

Apalachee Park Set to Get $1.4 Million in Improvements

Apalachee Park Set to Get $1.4 Million in Improvements

During the next Leon County Board of County Commissioner’s meeting the Board will consider approving the bid for new construction of the Apalachee Regional Park entrance and other improvements. If approved, the contract will be awarded to Shaffield Building Specialties, in the amount of $1,349,448. Approximately $440,000 of the funding would come from the Tourism […]

County Commission Votes to Establish a North Monroe Task Force

County Commission Votes to Establish a North Monroe Task Force

At the April 13th Leon County Board of County Commissioners, elected officials voted to approve the creation of a Citizens’ North Monroe Street Task Force. Local businesses and residents have reported a decline in the condition and appearance of the North Monroe corridor and they have voiced interest in working with the County to address […]

TPD Officer Kills Armed Suspect After Chase

TPD Officer Kills Armed Suspect After Chase

A Tallahassee Police Department officer on routine patrol just after 11 p.m. on the westside of Tallahassee, became involved in a chase with a suspicious vehicle which ended in a shooting. According to TPD, the chase began in the parking lot at the 800 block of Ocala Road and ended at the 100 block of […]