Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum to speak in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) – Former Mayor of Tallahassee Andrew Gillum will speak in Gainesville on Thursday night. Gillum will be the keynote speaker at a Brighter Tomorrow scholarship banquet. This scholarship fund provides financial support to local, underrepresented prospective engineering students. Gillum actually graduated high school in Gainesville. After running for Florida Governor […]

Tallahassee immigration lawyer Adam Ruiz disciplined

A Tallahassee immigration lawyer has been suspended for 91 days after a substantiated complaint that he did not maintain contact with his clients and didn’t finish the work for which he was hired. (Photo: Creatas, Getty Images/Creatas RF) A Tallahassee immigration lawyer has been suspended for 91 days after a substantiated complaint that he did […]

Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum Faces Hearing Over Improperly Accepting Gifts

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum faces an administrative hearing Wednesday over allegations he improperly accepted gifts from lobbyists. The state Ethics Commission says it found probable cause in January to believe that the former gubernatorial candidate accepted gifts in violation of civil law, including travel expenses in Costa Rica and a ticket […]

Tallahassee runners take on the Boston Marathon

Mickey Moore had to stop and walk a few times. His right hamstring tightened on him late in the race. The weather featured rain at the start and heat and humidity at the end. None of that mattered. Moore couldn’t have been happier – or more thankful – after he clocked a 3:16:11 in Monday’s […]

Wilson Green open space, northwest Tallahassee wetlands eyed among others as future TPD HQ

The search for a new home for the Tallahassee Police Department has attracted several high-dollar proposals and touched off a free-for-all for possible locations for its headquarters. With just under two weeks left in the city’s call for proposals, more than 140 ideas have been submitted. Almost half, 62, are site-specific land, buildings or both […]

Tallahassee left wanting as rival Gainesville gets Cheesecake Factory and Dave & Buster’s

Hungry customers pack the new Cheesecake Factory, which opened at Meadowood Mall in Reno on Aug. 1, 2014. Marcella Corona/RGJ Tallahassee: 0. Gainesville: 2. The capital city craves, begs really, for a Cheesecake Factory and Dave & Buster’s. Alas, Gainesville, home of Florida State’s grid iron nemesis, can brag that both businesses are going to […]

Tallahassee Classical names principal, hiring teachers

Steve Wright (Photo: Courtesy Tallahassee Classical) Tallahassee Classical School named its first principal who will oversee hiring faculty and staff as the charter prepares to open for its first year in the fall. Steve Wright, who has more than 20 years of experience working with classical schools, will take the helm at the school. Wright […]