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

6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Markus Spiske April 22 marks Earth Day, and here in Tallahassee, there are plenty of ways to celebrate! Check them out. Opt for a walk — For some, taking a drive through the neighborhood may act as an allowed outing for the day during this time of social distancing. Instead, if able, opt to take a walk around the neighborhood.  … Continue reading 6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Tallahassee

2020 Florida State Pizza Festival Postponed

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Carissa Gan This year’s Florida State Pizza Festival has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns and large gathering restrictions. “U.S. Pizza Festivals Number 1 priority is and always will be the safety of our festival attendees, pizza chefs, vendors and everyone of the pizza lovers like us out there. The Tallahassee Pizza Festival is delayed until further notice,” a representative … Continue reading 2020 Florida State Pizza Festival Postponed

5 Ways to Support Local Businesses in Tallahassee Amid COVID-19 Concerns

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, small and locally-owned businesses are being impacted greatly. Restaurants are temporarily closing, shops are experiencing much less foot traffic, and entrepreneurs’ dreams are being impeded. While unsure and chaotic times lie ahead, consider these small ways to help out our neighborhood business owners.  Purchase gift cards to your go-to restaurants — If … Continue reading 5 Ways to Support Local Businesses in Tallahassee Amid COVID-19 Concerns

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