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Cap City Video Lounge /

After the loss of the Miracle 5 theatre and Video 21, local film buffs have a reason to celebrate this holiday season. Tallahassee is once again home to a video rental store.


Tallahassee Salvation Army donations are down 25 percent this year compared to last year. Its annual Red Kettle fundraising campaign funds its programs for low-income residents and disaster relief.

New Floor in Tallahssee Airport
Regan McCarthy WFSU News

The first phase of updates at the Tallahassee airport is complete just in time for holiday travel.

Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratories

The year-end holidays will be a bittersweet time at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea. The staff there will be saying goodbye to a long-time friend and have invited everyone who’s interested to come to the farewell party.

Michael Miley / Flickr Creative Commons

Tallahassee’s airport will soon be offering new intra-state flights. City officials say Elite Airways will begin offering flights to Vero Beach and Sarasota.

Sarah Mueller / WFSU

Two North Florida lawmakers met with Wakulla County residents Thursday to hear their concerns ahead of the upcoming legislative session.

Tom Flanigan

A Capital City doctor is battling with Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, where he's worked for 36 years. Gastroenterologist Dr. Joe Webster claims the hospital is being unfair to black doctors like himself and that racism is the reason.

Tom Flanigan

The holidays became happier for about 1,500 Capital City area children and older adults Friday (12/16) morning. They were receiving early Christmas presents at Tallahassee’s Salvation Army Headquarters.

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Some of Leon County’s newest elected officials reintroduced themselves to voters Thursday at a local political forum. The newly minted public servants sat down with local politicos to outline their transitions and priorities.

Leon County Schools

Leon County Schools Superintendent Rocky Hanna is walking back his statements on how candidates should get the job.

Nick Evans

The Tallahassee City Commission voted Wednesday night to advance a six-month moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.

Myers Park
Kate Payne

The City of Tallahassee is considering rezoning a part of the Myers Park neighborhood to allow for new housing. But some residents are worried how the plan could affect the historic district.

Leon County Commission Website

Leon County Commissioners are putting a contract with a D.C. lobbying firm on hold. Commissioners are hesitant to commit to a specific firm with a presidential regime change looming.

Two Tallahassee environmentalists recently headed west to join the protest against the Dakota Pipeline. Now that they've returned, they plan to use what they learned to oppose a similar project closer to home.

Two Leon County schools will get new principles mid-school year and the district plans to move forward with a review of its administrative office.

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U.S. Senator Bill Nelson is hoping to re-establish passenger rail service from New Orleans to Jacksonville. The Democrat met with local officials in Marianna Tuesday to build public support.

Tallahassee police car
Urban Tallahassee

The Tallahassee Police Department has recovered several allegedly stolen valuable, including firearms, credit cards and electronics. Officers said they’re tracking down the owners and hope to reunite them with their belongings.

A Florida Panhandle lawmaker is the new vice chair on the Senate panel looking at military issues.

A home hit by a large tree during hurricane hermine
Regan McCarthy WFSU News

Leon County Commissioners Tuesday reviewed the local response to Hurricane Hermine. Commissioners received a report containing more than 100 ideas for improvement.

The Sarah Mac Band

Among the many holiday traditions in the Capital City area is the year-end concert put on by one of Tallahassee’s favorite bands. Once again, it will take place in the historic Monticello Opera House this coming Saturday evening (12/17).

Leon County Courthouse,
Michael Rivera via Wikimedia Commons

The economy, the environment, quality of life and governance—those are the areas County Commissioners have agreed to focus on in the coming years.

Leon County Schools

Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna said district positions for people currently under contract are secure for now. But those contracts end in June and Hanna says he plans to make some cuts. But, the details are currently unclear.

Brandes Backs Potential Ride Sharing Legislation

Dec 12, 2016
MGN Online

Republican Senator Jeff Brandes is once again throwing his weight behind ride-sharing legislation. The move would create blanket regulation across the state for companies such as Uber and Lyft. 

County To Review Hermine Lessons Learned

Dec 12, 2016

Leon County will be hosting a “Hurricane Hermine After Action Report Workshop” Tuesday from 1pm to 3pm. 

Broward County Sheriff's Office

The South Florida woman accused of being the go-between in the alleged murder-for-hire of a Florida State University professor almost two years ago will not be getting out of jail before her trial.