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Tom Flanigan

Tallahassee was the scene of a major movie premiere Thursday (10/12) night. It happened because one of the film's actors is a rather famous Capital City resident.

Tom Flanigan

A Leon County judge is continuing his campaign to restore the driver licenses of people whose driving privileges have been suspended or revoked.  Some 250 people were signed up for Friday's (10/13) license restoration event at the Courthouse Annex on Thomasville Road.

Tallahassee Senior Center Foundation

The Capital City’s “seasoned citizens” were checking out the many community resources available to them on Friday, Oct. 13 at the Active Living Expo. The event at the city’s Senior Center featured about 80 exhibitors.

R.B. Oppenheim Associates

Publix Supermarkets has awarded a major grant to Second Harvest of the Big Bend. It will mean thousands of meals to school children and families throughout an 11-county area of North Florida.

FSU Black Alumni Association

Florida State University is preparing for the grand opening of its new Black Student Union building. The event will take place during FSU 2017 Homecoming Week next month.

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Governor Rick Scott wants to find better ways for the public to evacuate, in case of an emergency. He’s ordering an evaluation of the state’s roadways.

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Exotic Pet Amnesty Day is this Saturday. Florida wildlife officials are touting the day as a legal alternative to release exotic pets that owners no longer want to keep.

Second Judicial Circuit

There are vast racial disparities when it comes to juvenile justice outcomes in North Florida. Now a Tallahassee judge is spearheading a sweeping effort to reverse that trend.

Leon County Courthouse,
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Leon County Commissioners are digging into local crime rates. The board held a workshop on the topic Tuesday.

Tom Flanigan

What’s in a name? Leon County no longer has a “jail”, but instead a “detention facility.” That name change reflects a changed reality for the building and the people who occupy it.

Flu Season Expected To Be One Of The Worst This Year

Oct 9, 2017
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This year, the flu season is expected to be among one of the worst to hit the United States.   

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A new legislative proposal could let drivers back in park in parking garages. 

Tom Flanigan

Tallahassee’s Midtown area is on the move. But that is also forcing some of its residents to move as well.

Tom Flanigan

The area's Red Cross chapter's Tenth Annual Robin Lotane Hurricane Run was among the many Capital City events on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Tom Flanigan

Leon County's yearly Fire Truck Roundup took place Saturday (10/7) near the Thomasville Road I-10 exit off Metropolitan Boulevard. This year's event was also a recognition of the 6 volunteer fire companies' most ardent supporters.

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People from across the nation are coming down to the Florida State Cross Country Invitational in Apalachee Regional Park. Visit Tallahassee organizes the races. Executive Director of Visit Tallahassee Kerri Post expects it will be the biggest cross-country event in Florida. 

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One of the Capital City’s most popular musical groups is calling it quits. The Sarah Mac Band will be breaking up at the end of the year.

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Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for 29 counties in the wake of Tropical Storm Nate, which could impact the Florida Panhandle and North Florida areas as a hurricane this weekend. While forecasters say it seems to tracking more toward the west, Scott is still urging residents to be prepared.

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Two local businesses received an award Wednesday for employing people with disabilities.

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The City of Tallahassee is suspending construction at the Welaunee development because of permit violations. The company behind the Canopy development on Welaunee Boulevard cleared a 700 foot stretch of woods and enlarged a stormwater pond without proper permits. 

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is opening an additional weekend for gray triggerfish season. 

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Two former Jefferson Correctional officers are now facing charges of official misconduct and unlawful compensation, following their arrests last month. An investigation found they smuggled in contraband and had inappropriate relations with inmates.

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Thomasville’s Covey Film Festival kicks off this week and continues through the 27th of this month. The creator of a much acclaimed new movie that hasn’t even had its premiere yet will be on hand for the festival.

Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo
Nick Evans

The Tallahassee Police Department is working to get more engagement from community members by offering the chance to leave anonymous tips via text.

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The Leon County Board of County Commissioners will meet Tuesday for a final hearing to adopt the Fiscal Year 2018 final millage rates and budgets. 

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