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Willie Taggart set to become 11th head football coach at Florida State University.
Oregon Club of Portland

Florida State University has hired Willie Taggart as the new head football coach.  He had been considered the front-runner for the job.

Tom Flanigan

C-Span’s brand new bus is now making stops in the capital cities of all 50 states.  This week, Florida's Capital City gets its turn.

Sascha Cordner / WFSU-FM

The first new homes of a “tiny house community” are now open to Leon County residents in need of adequate housing. “The Dwellings” is seen as the first of its kind in the country.

“As I have written before, when I am asked what’s the most important attribute of a good judge, I say ‘humility.’ This is especially true in sentencing,” Federal Judge Timothy Corrigan wrote in his sentencing order of former Congresswoman Corrine Brown to five years in prison on Monday.

Former Florida State University football coach Jimbo Fisher says accepting a job at Texas A&M University was a no-brainer. He issued his first statement Monday after splitting from FSU last week.

Jimbo Fisher is the new head coach of Texas A&M University. Fisher left Florida State University after eight seasons. Texas A&M Officials announced the hire Monday. WFSU News Director  Lynn Hatter spoke with reporter Zach Taylor who covers sports for news-talk station WTAW in College Station, Texas.

Tom Flanigan

It may have felt more like spring, but Saturday's(12/2) unseasonable temperatures just added to the warmth of the Capital City's yearly Winter Festival.

Tom Flanigan

An estimated 20,000 eager shoppers headed to the North Florida Fairgrounds over the weekend for the Tallahassee Museum's Market Days show and sale.

Tom Flanigan

This is the season for giving and some Tallahassee shoppers were giving to charity on behalf of friends and family members over the weekend. The Alternative Christmas Market at the John Wesley United Methodist Church featured three dozen charities to choose from.

FSU Head Coach Jimbo Fisher, 2018 FSU vs. Clemson
Jeff Romance / Florida State University

Texas A&M University is expected to announce the hire of former Florida State University Head Football Coach Jimbo Fisher today. The university confirmed Friday Fisher would be leaving after more than a week of uncertainty over the future of the school’s hallmark athletics program.

Miller headshot
City of Tallahassee

Until Friday afternoon, there had been three candidates filed to run for the Tallahassee City Commission Seat Three race. Now, there are only two as the incumbent, Commission Nancy Miller has dropped out of the race.

Florida State University will be searching for a new head football coach for the first time in more than 40 years.  Jimbo Fisher has accepted a job at Texas A&M University.

Monticello-Jefferson County /

Alfred “Mac” McNeill will serve as the interim sheriff of Jefferson County. The appointment follows the death this week of Sheriff David Hobbs.

Football coach Jimbo Fisher, speaking to the Chiefs.
Nick Evans

Speculation continues over whether Florida State University football head coach Jimbo Fisher will stay with FSU or move on to Texas A&M University. But the coach remains mum on his decision.

Larry Robinson has become Florida A&M University’s 12th president. The school’s governing board made the decision Thursday. Robinson has served the school in a temporary leadership capacity three separate times.

Entrepreneurs Engage

Nov 30, 2017
Tom Flanigan

Nearly 100 of Tallahassee's small business owners gathered at Midtown's Fifth and Thomas yesterday (Wednesday, Nov. 29). The purpose of the get-together was to network, exchange ideas and to provide county officials with a wish list.

Thursday, November 30 was the final day of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. A new book by a former federal disaster inspector might be a good addition to the preparations Florida residents make for next year’s storm season.

FAMU Interim President Larry Robinson.
Nick Evans

Florida A&M University’s interim president moved a step closer to dropping "interim” from his title Wednesday. A committee of the school’s trustee board recommending naming Larry Robinson to head the university permanently.

The Florida Sheriff's Association

Jefferson County residents are mourning the death of Sheriff David Hobbs. David Hobbs died Monday after leading the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office since 2004. County Commissioner Betsy Barfield says the sheriff's death surprised many in the small North Florida community. 

Jefferson County Sheriff's office

Jefferson County Sheriff David Hobbs has passed away. It was due to complications from lung cancer medication.

City of Tallahassee

While a lot of the focus has been on Puerto Rico, another U.S. territory was affected too by Hurricane Maria. And, the city of Tallahassee is sending crews to help the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Wakulla County Sheriff's office

New details are emerging into Tuesday’s capture of Casey Martina, one of three Wakulla County inmates who escaped the local jail last week. He was caught in North Carolina.

Rontel Batie via facebook /

Two young Democrats are challenging North Florida Congressman Al Lawson for his District 5 seat, which covers portions of the eastern Panhandle from Tallahassee to Jacksonville.

Wakulla County Sheriff's office

Three inmates who escaped the Wakulla County Jail last week are still at large.  Local authorities believe they may no longer be in the area.

Florida Memory

Each week seems to bring a new wrinkle in the FBI investigation into the city of Tallahassee and the Tallahassee Democrat has been on top of the story. WFSU's Ronald J Ebben recently  talked to Tallahassee Democrat reporters Jeff Burlew and Jeff Schweers about the paper's coverage of the investigation.