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The activism ignited by the South Florida school shooting just over one month ago has by no means abated. There will be follow-up marches across the nation, including Tallahassee, this coming weekend in support of gun law changes.

Domi Station

The newly-minted director of startup incubator Domi Station says kids used to grow up wanting to be rock stars – now they want to be entrepreneurs. He aims to take advantage of the talent Tallahassee has to offer. 

light trails traveling down South Monroe
Erich Martin

Some call it SOMO, others--part of the South City Culture Club. Whichever name you choose to use, the block between South Monroe and Adams Street is the new site for some of local Tallahassee’s newest developments.

The remains of the Book Mine, on Gaines Street in College Town. 12/15/17
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A state fire marshal’s report is listing the cause of the fire that destroyed the Book Mine on Gaines’ Street as undetermined. The report says the scene was severely damaged by efforts to put out the blaze.

Leon County Sheriff's Department

Leon County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a suspect in this morning’s (3/19) break-in and destruction at a Buddhist monastery north of Tallahassee.  He was identified as 28-year old Ahmad Hinson.

Tom Flanigan

wo long-time pilots from the Tallahassee area received the federal government's most honored award on Saturday (3/17). Both aviators were recognized for their outstanding flight performance over more than half-a-century.

Tom Flanigan

The Tallahassee Irish Society threw its yearly St. Patrick's Day party on Saturday. This year's celebration actually fell on the saint's March 17th feast day.

Tallahassee police car
Urban Tallahassee

A second officer-involved shooting in a week is under investigation by the Tallahassee Police Department. TPD says an officer was hit by a car and fired as it drove off.

Florida State University

Florida State University and the Bond Community health center saw their special projects whittled down as Governor Rick Scott vetoed parts of the state budget.

Tom Flanigan

One of the most familiar faces for departing passengers at Tallahassee’s airport over the past quarter-century is flying off to a well-deserved retirement.

It seems little kids aren’t the only people who dream of being superheroes. A Thomasville-based small business is now leveraging the dreams of adult would-be superheroes to take his enterprise to the national level.

Nick Evans

Leon County ranks eighth of 67 counties in Florida to have severe housing issues. The city and county are teaming up to address the issue through an affordable housing workgroup.

David Moynahan / David Moynahan Photography

A conference in Tallahassee is bringing together political officials, academics and conservation agencies who hope to make the Apalachicola River’s health a national discussion.

Josh O'Connor WSFWF

A wild fire burning about 4-miles southwest of Tallahassee is about 60-percent contained. Regan McCarthy reports Florida Forest Service officials are warning motorists to use caution when driving in smoky areas.

Tom Flanigan

Crews were clearing a heavily wooded block near downtown Tallahassee on Wednesday, March 14. It’s part of site preparation for the Cascades development.

Florida State Parks

A three-day conference on the Apalachicola River basin and its eco-system is underway at Florida State University.

Tom Flanigan

Tallahassee Commissioners are going to get an update on several affordable housing initiatives in the works.  That comes as the area grapples with a rise in both rent and blight.

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's twitter

Thanks to a $1.1 million grant, black owned businesses across the state can now apply for a loan through a program administered by the Florida A&M University Federal Credit Union. It’s part of a partnership with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

Florida A&M University's Lee Hall

It was a disappointing legislative session for Florida A&M University. The school lost out on its top building priorities, but lawmakers did give it a few million more in operational funds.

A Tallahassee Police officer is on administrative leave after shooting at a burglary suspect. According to the Tallahassee Police Department, the shooting happened on Mission Road at 9:47 Monday night.

Tom Flanigan / WFSU News

Leon Schools Superintendent Rocky Hanna says more than 50,000 of the county’s current and former teachers and students have had sensitive information compromised.


Tallahassee leaders are taking stock of what passed and what didn’t this legislative session. Reese Goad is the city’s interim manager

Leon County Schools

What was shaping up to be the tightest race for a Leon County School Board seat this year is getting more crowded.

Hartsfield Elementary School
Leon County Schools

Three North Florida school districts will get new schools courtesy of the Florida legislature. Jackson, Taylor and Liberty County are in line for millions of dollars.

A block of Adams Street in downtown Tallahassee is about to be shut down for the rest of the year. The reason is for construction of a major addition to the DoubleTree Hotel.