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

City of Tallahassee Parks Holding Fun, Socially-Distanced Outdoor Afterschool Programs

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Aaron Burder The City of Tallahassee Parks will be offering a number of outdoor afterschool programs for children beginning on August 31, 2020. From 2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. every weekday, these fun afterschool programs will be held at the following 7 Tallahassee parks: Jack McLean — 700 Jack Russell Road Jake Gaither — 801 Bragg Drive Lawrence-Gregory — 1115 Dade Street … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Parks Holding Fun, Socially-Distanced Outdoor Afterschool Programs

Jubilee Orchards Open for U-Pick Blueberry Season, Offering Pre-Picked Blueberries for Pickup This Week

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Jubilee Orchards Local farm, Jubilee Orchards, located at 12008 Miccosukee Rd, is open for their 2020 U-pick blueberry season! Offering 50 acres of locally and organically-grown blueberries, their U-pick season runs until June 2020. This year, amid COVID-19 concerns, they are also offering pre-picked blueberries for pickup some weeks. The first week of their U-pick season, which kicked off on … Continue reading Jubilee Orchards Open for U-Pick Blueberry Season, Offering Pre-Picked Blueberries for Pickup This Week

4 Tallahassee Parks to Explore While Social Distancing

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still participate in outside activities at some of Tallahassee’s local, beautiful parks. Here are four local parks 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, picnics, and exploring. Railroad tracks border the park, and … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Parks to Explore While Social Distancing

Leon County Libraries Offering Online Content, Waived Late Fees During Closure

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Leon County On Friday, March 13, 2020, due to concerns regarding the Corona Virus, Leon County Libraries announced that all library branches would be closed until Sunday, March 29, 2020. However, on Saturday, March 14, 2020, they announced that they will offer a special online content and due fee waiver during their closure. While the branches are closed to the … Continue reading Leon County Libraries Offering Online Content, Waived Late Fees During Closure

What You Need to Know About 2020 Early Voting in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Element 5 Digital In-person early voting in Leon County for the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election begins this Saturday, March 7, 2020! Early voting is when one casts a ballot prior to Election Day at a local location, as designated by the Supervisor of Elections. Concluding on March 15, 2020, there are 10 convenient locations across Tallahassee, Leon County, and … Continue reading What You Need to Know About 2020 Early Voting in Tallahassee

6th Annual North Florida Vegetable Festival Taking Place in February

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: North Florida VegFest On February 29, 2020, the 6th annual North Florida VegFest will take place at Tom Brown Park, located at 501 Easterwood Drive. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., the vegetable festival will conclude around 4:00 p.m. and is hosted by the Tallahassee Vegetarian Community. The purpose of this festival is to promote healthy and sustainable living and … Continue reading 6th Annual North Florida Vegetable Festival Taking Place in February

Leon County to Host Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event this Saturday

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Leon County Government On Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., you can drop off any household hazardous waste or electronics that you no longer need at the  Leon County Public Works Operations Center. Located at 2280 Miccosukee Rd, this is Leon County’s last collection event of the year.  “During the September, October and November 2019 collection events, 1,243 … Continue reading Leon County to Host Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event this Saturday

Community Meetings for Future TPD HQ Site Discussion Scheduled

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Hosted by the City of Tallahassee, the Tallahassee Police Department, and Pineview Elementary School, 2 community meetings to discuss the future site of the new Tallahassee Police Department HQ have been scheduled for December 2, 2019, from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m, and December 3, 2019, from  5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. The first meeting will be held at Pineview Elementary … Continue reading Community Meetings for Future TPD HQ Site Discussion Scheduled

Cascades Park’s 2019 Sundown Concert Series Comes to a Close this Saturday with Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears

By Abby Cloud | Photo: Tallahassee Downtown Since debuting in May of this year, the 2019 Sundown Concert Series held at Cascades Park has proven to be yet another musical success here in the Capital City. Occurring monthly, the local artists and performers involved have ranged greatly in genre and provided the community with a great evening of friendship and family, delicious local food, and … Continue reading Cascades Park’s 2019 Sundown Concert Series Comes to a Close this Saturday with Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears