Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Kendrick Leon

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire | Photo courtesy of the City of Tallahassee Essential workers all over our community are working day-in and day-out to see that the services we rely on stay intact and uninterrupted. While you may not know the names of these individual workers, you do see the results of their hard work every single day. Meet Kendrick … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Kendrick Leon

City of Tallahassee Hosting Hurricane Preparedness Webinars May 28 and June 11

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Hurricane Season begins on June 1, 2020, and runs through the end of November of this year. To help residents prepare for this year’s storm season, the City of Tallahassee will be hosting a hurricane preparedness webinar today, May 28, 2020, from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m., and June 11, 2020, at the same time. As part of the … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Hosting Hurricane Preparedness Webinars May 28 and June 11

Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Cristi McKee Nestled away on the side of Blairstone Road, between Park Avenue and Mahan Road, lies Governor’s Park, a hidden Tallahassee park gem. An ideal spot to picnic, fly a kite, take photos, jog, and walk the dogs, Governor’s Park will surprise visitors in the best way possible. Governor’s Park’s dirt parking lot sits underneath the Blairstone Road overpass, … Continue reading Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: City of Tallahassee Have you ever wanted to take a virtual drone ride? Here is your chance!  The City of Tallahassee‘s Above Tallahassee now offers virtual drone rides above Tallahassee parks through aerial view videos of the city’s most beloved recreational spots. On their YouTube channel, you can “See our parks with a new perspective as you take … Continue reading Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

4 Tallahassee Parks to Social Distance At

By Cristi McKee| Photo: Cristi McKee Social distancing doesn’t mean you have to keep indoors! Amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still participate in outside activities at some of Tallahassee’s local, beautiful parks. Here are 4 of them to consider visiting for a reprieve from indoor activities. Governor’s Park — Truly a hidden Tallahassee gem, Governor’s Park is a prime spot for walking, kite flying, biking, … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Parks to Social Distance At

5 Apps Every Tallahassee Resident Should Have

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Did you know that you can pay your City of Tallahassee utility bills, find the local bus schedule, and report electricity outages all from the comfort of your own phone? These apps were created right here in the Capital City with the purpose of helping connect citizens to the local government, utility offices, and more. Check them … Continue reading 5 Apps Every Tallahassee Resident Should Have

6 Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do During Hurricane Prep

By Cristi McKee | Photo: David Mark In the chaos that ensues when a hurricane watch is announced, there are a couple of things that one may forget to do during their hurricane preparation. Stocking up on non-perishable foods, filling up jugs of water, and lining up candles and flashlights are tasks that are essential to do, but these 6 important tasks should not be forgotten … Continue reading 6 Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do During Hurricane Prep

Hurricane Dorian Prep: Where to Get Sandbags in Tallahassee

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Nick Ellis This morning, on August 29, the City of Tallahassee released what locations across town will be giving out sandbags to “help residents prepare for heavy rainfall and the possibility of localized flooding.” As Hurricane Dorian looms, “the current forecast details heavy rain and strong winds beginning as early as Saturday night,” the city reported. You can stop by … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian Prep: Where to Get Sandbags in Tallahassee