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The Capital City’s 6th Annual Remembrance Dinner is Thursday, Oct. 26. The event supports the state-required Holocaust education in public schools.

Tom Flanigan

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor has revealed his plan for combating violent crime in his district.  He's demanding Florida’s Governor and Tallahassee’s Mayor take steps to solve the problem.

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The Five Points intersection in Midtown Tallahassee is a source of congestion and confusion for drivers. Now a local transit board is working on improving the block where 7th Avenue, Thomasville and Meridian Roads meet.

Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is expanding access to its new Florida driver license and ID Cards. The new ID is more secure and includes anti-fraud protection. 200 more service centers will soon begin offering new IDs.

The Tallahassee ethics board will send a letter to the city commission warning about the appearance of impropriety. The decision comes after ethics board staffers conducted a limited investigation into accusations made against City Manager Rick Fernandez. Board member Bruce Grant made the motion.

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City of Tallahassee officials are urging residents to stay involved in plans to redesign Southside streets. Local government agencies are studying possible improvements for Orange Avenue, Lake Bradford and Springhill Roads, and they want residents to know the plans are still in the conceptual stages.


Motorists driving in Wakulla County should watch out for smoke, after a prescribed burning in the Apalachicola National Forest Monday.

Tom Flanigan

Sharing Tree Executive Director Carly Sinnadurai was welcoming visitors to her agency's new home Sunday (10/15) evening.

Tom Flanigan

Clay has been the medium for practical articles and artistic expression for thousands of years. A Tallahassee artist was celebrating National Clay Week at her home studio throughout the weekend.

Tom Flanigan

Illegal dumping has long been a problem in Leon County's remote forest areas. On Saturday (10/14) County government hosted an event to encourage legal disposal of solid waste.

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Florida State University has reported more violent crime for the past year than other public state university in Florida. 

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
MGN Online

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


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.