City of Tallahassee Mayor, John Dailey, on Life, Football Season, and Community

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — There are some things that most know about City of Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey. He was elected the mayor of Tallahassee in 2018, he is a private business owner, and prior to becoming mayor, he served on the Leon County Board of County Commissioners. However, he also has a rescue dog named Lulu, his favorite season in Tallahassee is … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Mayor, John Dailey, on Life, Football Season, and Community

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Shawanda Crooms, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Shawanda Crooms grew up believing that she could do anything she set her mind to. As the first and only female operations driver with the City of Tallahassee’s Community Beautification and Waste Management Department, she has lived her life that way, accomplishing one goal after another.  “It’s scary to be the first…anything,” Shawanda … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Shawanda Crooms, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

An Interview with Rachel Bowden, Owner of Rachel Bowden Interior Design

By Cristi McKee | Photos courtesy of Rachel Bowden TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Local interior designer, Rachel Bowden, wasn’t always an interior designer. A graduate from Florida State University, mother of 2, and wife, Ms. Bowden began her professional career with degrees in english and creative writing and spent 5 years working as a marketing writer. However, something just did not click. “I also knew that … Continue reading An Interview with Rachel Bowden, Owner of Rachel Bowden Interior Design

Tallahassee Picnic Creates Socially-Distanced Events for Community

By Lexie Pitzen | Photos courtesy of Tallahassee Picnic Kate Biel, the owner, creative director, and head picnic-maker at Tallahassee Picnic, has lived in Tallahassee for 11 years. She has two black and tan chihuahuas named Puppy and Kipsie. Her favorite picnic accessories are brie cheese and red wine, and she thinks October through March is peak picnic weather. She says picnics are best experienced … Continue reading Tallahassee Picnic Creates Socially-Distanced Events for Community

@BathroomsOfTallahassee Fills a Niche in the Tallahassee Arts Community

By Lexie Pitzen | Photo: Andrea Davis If you’ve ever used the bathroom during a concert, you know it’s as much an aesthetic experience as a practical one. Think of bass shaking the walls, graffiti on every surface, and untrustworthy-looking toilets and sinks. One-of-a-kind bathrooms are an art form of their own, and Tallahassee is full of them, according to Cameron Rivers, the woman behind … Continue reading @BathroomsOfTallahassee Fills a Niche in the Tallahassee Arts Community

PRWeek names Tallahassee Native, Maribeth McClenny, “Most Outstanding PR Student” First Runner-Up

By Stephanie Cohen / Special to The Tally Wire | Photo: PRWeek TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Maribeth McClenny, a University of Alabama senior was recently announced first runner-up for PRWeek’s 2020 Outstanding Student, a nationally recognized award. PRWeek’s Outstanding Student Award is sponsored by IBM, and college students from across the nation can participate in the competition. The students are responsible for creating a campaign by themselves, … Continue reading PRWeek names Tallahassee Native, Maribeth McClenny, “Most Outstanding PR Student” First Runner-Up

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Paul Hudson, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire | Photo courtesy of the City of Tallahassee The City of Tallahassee is a critical partner to our local business community. Day-to-day, business owners and managers rely on the City to help them keep their doors open. Whether it’s delivering electric utility service, approving a building permit, providing road and sidewalk access, or helping dispose of … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Paul Hudson, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

An Interview With Tallahassee’s Newest Travel Service, TripTrustees

By Cristi McKee | Photo: TripTrustees Tallahassee’s newest travel service, TripTrustees, offers a unique and one-of-a-kind platform for one type of Capital City resident in particular: senior citizens. The Tally Wire had the opportunity to speak with the new travel service about their company, which functions via connecting local civic leaders with senior citizens who wish to take trips, but need some assistance. Read about … Continue reading An Interview With Tallahassee’s Newest Travel Service, TripTrustees

Brian Burnett Chiropractic Announces Rebrand, New Location

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tallahassee Primary Spine Care On August 3, 2020, Brian Burnett Chiropractic will officially become the Tallahassee Primary Spine Center (TPSC) as the practice expands and transitions to even better serve the citizens of Tallahassee. The Brian Burnett Chiropractic office, currently located at 1844 Fiddler Ct, will operate until August 3, 2020 at their current location, and the new Tallahassee Primary Spine … Continue reading Brian Burnett Chiropractic Announces Rebrand, New Location

Local Business Profile: Capital City Honey Company

By Cristi McKee | Photo courtesy of Cameron Ulrich / Capital City Honey Company For local urban apiarist Cameron Ulrich, the recent pandemic actually posed a unique, serendipitous opportunity for her newly-founded beekeeping business. She always wanted to run her own company, and her passion for beekeeping and more time available at home inspired her to possibly take the leap and start her own cottage … Continue reading Local Business Profile: Capital City Honey Company