Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Michael Rosen, residential building inspector

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many indoors, homeowners have been using this time to complete long overdue renovation and remodeling projects. Each day, the City of Tallahassee receives hundreds of residential inspection requests. Whether it’s roofing, electrical, mechanical or gas work, it all requires an inspection from the City’s Growth Management department.  Helping … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Michael Rosen, residential building inspector

FAMU Marching 100 to be featured in iHeartRadio’s HBCU Marching Band Experience

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Nov. 12, the Florida A&M University marching band, The Marching 100, will be featured in iHeartRadio’s HBCU Marching Band Experience as part of the iHeartRadio HBCU Homecoming Celebration. In a “never-before-seen” virtual experience, four competing marching bands, Hampton University, North Carolina A&T, FAMU, and Prairie View A&M will be brought together to perform “in unity.” This virtual event … Continue reading FAMU Marching 100 to be featured in iHeartRadio’s HBCU Marching Band Experience

2020 LeMoyne Arts annual holiday show kicking off November 27

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — From Nov. 27-Dec. 24, the annual Lemoyne Holiday Show, presented by Lemoyne Arts, will be on view at 125 N Gadsden St. This year’s theme is “merry, bright, and magical” and will feature local artists’ Christmas and holiday-inspired pieces for purchase. This year’s event will mark the 47th holiday show that Lemoyne Arts has presented. Each year, Lemoyne Arts … Continue reading 2020 LeMoyne Arts annual holiday show kicking off November 27

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Carlos Lyons, commercial building inspector

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Tallahassee’s building industry is booming, and keeping it going is the City of Tallahassee.  In a time when many other communities have slowed down due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City has overcome obstacles by swiftly implementing health and safety protocols to protect employees and contractors, while ensuring beams go … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Carlos Lyons, commercial building inspector

2021 Springtime Tallahassee Scheduled for Saturday, March 27

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Monday, September 14, 2020, Springtime Tallahassee announced that their 2021 Springtime Tallahassee Grand Parade and Jubilee in the Park events would take place on Saturday, March 27, 2021. This year’s Springtime Tallahassee events were canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, so an alternate celebration, Springtime in the Summer, was slated to occur on August 8, 2020. However, … Continue reading 2021 Springtime Tallahassee Scheduled for Saturday, March 27

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

Leon County Public Library to Hold Food Preservation Class on Zoom this Saturday

By Cristi McKee | Photo: LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System On Saturday, August 22, 2020, from 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., the Leon County Public Library will be holding a food preservation class via Zoom. In partnership with the UF/IFAS office here in Tallahassee, the class will focus on food preparation techniques such as canning, freezing, and dehydrating for fruits and vegetables. Led by Heidi … Continue reading Leon County Public Library to Hold Food Preservation Class on Zoom this Saturday

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

A Guide to 4 Butterflies Found in Tallahassee

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Richard Lee There are numerous types of butterflies found in the Tallahassee community. Check out this guide to 4 of them! Monarchs — Monarch butterflies, which make their appearance from the months of August to November then from March to June, are commonly seen on milkweed plants in gardens around town. Eastern Tiger Swallowtail — Eastern tiger swallowtails, otherwise referred … Continue reading A Guide to 4 Butterflies Found in Tallahassee