WFSU Local

A day-long event in Tallahassee this Saturday (1/7) bills itself as a showcase for alternative ideas of interacting with the mind, body and spirit.

MGN Online

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and North Florida experts are hoping to use the time to spread more awareness about common misconceptions and what the public can do to help.

MGN Online

Local artists have until midnight Friday to submit their entries for a human trafficking awareness contest. It’s hosted by the Big Bend Coalition Against Human Trafficking. Robin Hassler Thompson is a member of the coalition.

politico.com

This story has been updated with comments from Mayor Andrew Gillum.

Mayor Andrew Gillum is facing a lawsuit after he and members of the 2014 city commission declined to repeal a local gun ordinance prohibiting the use of guns in local parks. The move came after the state passed legislation to preempt local rules, with the aim of creating uniform gun regulations in each county. Gillum says he feels the state overstepped its bounds.

Florida A&M University

Interim Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson  wants to boost enrollment and rebuild relationships among FAMU stakeholders, and  the media.  Lynn Hatter spoke with Robinson on what he wants to accomplish during his time leading FAMU.

Tom Flanigan

Second Harvest of the Big Bend is starting off the New Year with a healthy $5,000 donation from AARP Florida.

Jordon Proctor, the 21-year-old son of a county commissioner, is staying put in the Leon County jail for now.

Leon County

The dawn of the New Year means a new and larger role for one of Leon County's branch libraries. The Family Literacy program at the Southside's B.L. Perry Library is growing.

Sean Pittman's twitter

There’s a new Sheriff in town. Walt McNeil was sworn in as Leon County's Sheriff Tuesday.

Mark Earley LinkedIn page

Five candidates for local positions are now Leon County officeholders after taking their oaths Tuesday.

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