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Law enforcement agencies in the Florida Panhandle are helping Wakulla County Sheriff’s deputies as they continue to search for three inmates who escaped around midnight this morning.

The Tallahassee Winds gives its fall concert on Tuesday, Nov. 21. The event will feature a mix of familiar and not-so-familiar works.

Tom Flanigan

Some of today's most advanced radiation treatments for cancer are now available in Tallahassee. Those advancements were on display Thursday (11/16) night during the open house of Capital Regional Medical Center's new cancer facility.

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Southside Tallahassee residents are still worried about a proposal to build a new road through their neighborhoods. If city and county officials approve it, the street would be part of the Airport Gateway plan. A recent public meeting on the issue drew dozens of residents.

Craig Waters

There is now an award named in honor of a legendary Florida journalist. The creation of the "Lucy Morgan Award for Open Government Reporting" was celebrated during a gala Wednesday (11/15) night at the Governor's Club in Tallahassee.

Tallahassee has one of the nation’s best community singing groups. That Community Chorus will be presenting its Fall Concert program this coming Sunday, Nov. 19, at Florida State University’s Ruby Diamond Concert Hall.

One of Tallahassee’s most popular pre-holiday shopping events happens this Saturday. The Christmas Market at Saint John’s Episcopal Church has been a seasonal staple for decades.

Tom Flanigan

Collegetown’s Garden at Township was the site for a celebrity chef cook-off on Tuesday, Nov. 14.  The event was a fundraiser for Tallahassee’s Kearney Center for the Homeless.

Tom Flanigan

This is Startup Week in Tallahassee. The observance is intended to promote more entrepreneurship and business creativity.

Big Bend Habitat for Humanity is getting a jump on the holiday season. The organization’s popular Festival of Trees will be happening this Friday and Saturday (11/17-18) at the Goodwood Museum and Gardens.

Tom Flanigan

The Capital City marked Veterans Day on Saturday with a big parade on Monroe Street. The event was a tangible tribute to all who have served in the nation's military.

Tom Flanigan

Leon County hosted its yearly Operation Thank You breakfast for military veterans at the Sauls Bridges Post 13 American Legion Hall on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. The event was also a chance for local, state and federal politicians to show their support for those who served.

Tom Flanigan

After an absence of several years, Tallahassee's "Feed the Community" music festival returned to Lake Ella on Sunday, November 12. It was both a charitable exercise and a tribute to a fallen friend.

Tom Flanigan

Saturday's Veterans Day observance didn't slow down traffic at the yearly "Cans for Cash" collection. City of Tallahassee Recycling Coordinator Paul Hurst's crew at the Home Depot on Capital Circle Northeast was kept busy all day.

A new study suggests professional associations have a very big impact on Florida’s economy. And, since so many of those associations are headquartered around the State Capitol, much of that economic impact is centered in Tallahassee.

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Now that Tallahassee Police have received a federal grant for body cameras, the local law agency is working on getting them rolled out to the department.


In wake of the recent shooting at a Texas Church, Gadsden County’s sheriff office is working on putting together some training for local churches.

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The overall crime rate is down for the Tallahassee and Leon County area. While they still have work to do, the head of two local law enforcement agencies say they’re making a lot of headway.

Frenchtown Redevelopment Partners /

Developers are getting more time to draft a plan to rebuild a block in the heart of downtown Tallahassee. 

John Thrasher

Members of Florida's public university governing system are throwing their support behind Florida State University’s move to ban all social Greek organizations. The decision comes after the recent death of a fraternity pledge.

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The Tallahassee City Commission voted last night to have the city post online all public records that have been provided to a federal grand jury investigating alleged public corruption. And in a separate case, city manager Rick Fernandez is taking paid temporary leave as an ethics complaint against him moves forward.

Florida State University

Florida State University Greek fraternities and sororities are indefinitely suspended following the recent death of a pledge. President John Thrasher is defending the decision but not everyone is certain he’s right.

Florida A&M University says it’s placed a developmental school employee on administrative leave after they were accused of inappropriate contact with high schoolers.

A spectacular – and somewhat unconventional - performer is coming to the Monticello Opera House. He’s a master of blending Middle Eastern and Western beats into what’s been described as a “blizzard of sound.”

Tom Flanigan

Thanks to the City of Tallahassee and several other community partners, two families have brand new homes in the Sabal Palm neighborhood.