Leon Tops Chiles In Boys Basketball

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) – Chiles head boys basketball coach Rick Davis is in his first season at the helm of the Timberwolf program. His return to Leon, where he coached for almost a decade, ended in a loss, and Leon topped Chiles 70-57. Source Article

Hurricane Michael creates giant hole in Florida town

BRISTOL, Fla. — Hurricane Michael created a giant hole in a north Florida town that is threatening a nearby cemetery and public housing duplexes. The Tallahassee Democrat reported Sunday that the October storm caused a crater along a street in a town that is about 45 miles (72 kilometers) west of Tallahassee. A contractor told […]

New legislative leaders outline goals, styles

Hide caption TALLAHASSEE — The new-look Florida Legislature formally elected new leaders — Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, and House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes — and swore-in new members Tuesday as the state Capitol began a transformation following this month’s elections. Democrats made only modest gains in the state House and Senate and remain […]

A roundup of businesses making moves in Tallahassee

Every quarter commercial Realtor Brenda Francis compiles a newsletter on the latest scoops in local real estate. It includes what companies are coming to town and who is moving into what commercial spaces. Here is the November edition. Mickey’s at Lake Ella has closed and KB Kitchen is moving in after some kitchen renovations. KB […]

Tallahassee lawyer releases more records on previously reported Andrew Gillum trip

Gubernatorial democratic candidate Andrew Gillum speaks to a packed music center during a town hall at St. Petersburg College in St. Petersburg, on Friday. OCTAVIO JONES | Times A Tallahassee lawyer released yet another batch of records relating to Mayor Andrew Gillum’s trips with a former lobbyist today, but it lacks any of the bombshells […]

City Commissioners discuss Orange Avenue apartments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Tallahassee City Commissioners will vote on applying for a statewide grant that would allow the Orange Avenue apartments to be relocated just outside of the designated flood zones. The $2 million grant would come from funds the federal government gave to the state of Florida to aid communities ravaged by Hurricane’s […]

Patronis ahead in campaign fundraising

Hide caption Seeking a full term after being appointed to the CFO post last year by Gov. Rick Scott, Jimmy Patronis raised over $400,000 in April. TALLAHASSEE — Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, with the field cleared of a potential big-name primary challenger, pulled in more than $400,000 last month for his election effort, […]

Florida walk highlights firefighters’ cancer risk

‘Central Florida Spotlight’ host Greg Warmoth, left, stands next to Tom ‘Bull’ Hill, a retired Orange County firefighter walking from Key West to Tallahassee to raise awareness about the cancer risk faced by firefighters. (WFTV) In public-affairs programming this weekend on Orlando television, WFTV-Channel 9 will offer two editions of “Central Florida Spotlight.” In a […]