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Jane Sauls talking to constituent
Leon County Commission

Leon County Commissioners celebrated the work of outgoing commissioner Jane Sauls Tuesday.

LSNF Looks To Outside Funding

Oct 24, 2016

Leslie Powell-Boudreaux is taking over as the new Executive Director of Legal Services of North Florida. LSNF is a non-profit organization which provides no-cost civil legal services to low income citizens throughout the Panhandle.  During the recent budget process, the organization secured last minute funding from the City of Tallahassee, but commissions warned those funds may not be available next year. Powell-Boudreaux says that there are other forms of income for non-profits like LSNF.

FEMA Encourages Community To Apply For Disaster Recovery

Oct 24, 2016
Catherine Buckler

In the wake of hurricanes Hermine and Matthew, Federal Emergency Management Agency has set up a Disaster Recovery Center at the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library. Centers, like this, are set up in areas that have been affected by natural disasters to encourage the community to register for funding from FEMA’s disaster recovery assistance. FEMA Spokesman Ruben Brown says the first step is to check your insurance.

Tom Flanigan

A citizens’ task force has come up with a list of suggestions on how Tallahassee and Leon County can improve disaster response in the wake of Hurricane Hermine. The group, which has been critical of city government in the past, insisted this is simply an effort to be helpful.

A Florida State University program is one of several recognized for its continued advancement of independence for blind and visually impaired Floridians.

Two Nancy Millers Suffering From An Image Problem

Oct 21, 2016

Tallahassee City Commissioner Nancy Miller and GOP State Senate Candidate Nancy Miller were confused for one another in a recent Gulf County Republican Party flyer. The flyer includes a photo of Commissioner Miller, but misrepresents her as the GOP candidate. Senate Candidate Miller’s Spokesman Doug Guetzloe says the campaign has asked for the advertisement to be changed, but says they’re not especially concerned about the confusion.

Update: Students Vote To Keep FSU's Eppes Statue

Oct 19, 2016
Catherine Buckler

Update 9:30 p.m.: Florida State University students have voted to keep a statue of a school founder in place. Turnout was roughly 6,000 out of a student body of more than 40,000. The vote in favor of keeping the statute was more than 70 percent.

Calhoun Liberty Hospital

Wednesday marked Charles Durant’s first day as the new head of Calhoun-Liberty hospital. That’s the site of where a North Florida woman died last year after she was forcefully discharged.

American Planning Association

Cascades Park is in the running to be named the American Planning Association’s 2016 Great Place in Florida. 

Walton County Sheriff's office facebook page

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Walton County Sheriff’s office is gearing up to take on a one-of-a-kind initiative to crackdown on domestic violence.