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

Early Voting in Leon County/Tallahassee Kicks Off August 3

By The Tally Wire Staff Early voting in Leon County is coming up! On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, Mark S. Earley, the Supervisor of Elections in Leon County, announced that this year’s Early Voting would begin on August 3, 2020, and be extended to run until Sunday, August 16, 2020. “Due to the impact of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, I have extended early voting … Continue reading Early Voting in Leon County/Tallahassee Kicks Off August 3

How to Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Jessica Furtney May 3, 2020 – May 9, 2020 marks National Travel and Tourism Week, and here in Tallahassee, you can take part in it even while social distancing. Here are several ways to do so. Get takeout from a local restaurant — To kick off your National Travel and Tourism Week activities, consider getting takeout from a … Continue reading How to Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week in Tallahassee

A Guide to Locally-Sourced Mother’s Day Gifts in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Antonio Janeski Mother’s Day, falling on May 10, 2020, is quickly approaching! This year, while you may not be able to shop around in-person for the perfect Mother’s Day gift, there are still plenty of options to find a great locally-made gift! Check out this guide to locally-sourced gifts for mom. A plant or two from a local … Continue reading A Guide to Locally-Sourced Mother’s Day Gifts in Tallahassee

U.S. National Weather Service-Tallahassee Offering Virtual Storm Spotter Courses

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: NOAA If you would like to learn how to be a trained storm spotter, this opportunity is for you! This week and next week, the U.S. National Weather Service – Tallahassee will be offering two virtual training sessions to teach participants how to be trained storm spotters for the National Weather Service. One training course will be held … Continue reading U.S. National Weather Service-Tallahassee Offering Virtual Storm Spotter Courses

5 Basic Ways to Support the Tallahassee Community Every Day

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Experience Church There are several basic ways to support the Tallahassee community every single day. From shopping local, to taking care of the environment, these simple acts will help the Tallahassee community thrive. Dine at a locally-owned restaurant — Going out for a meal? Opt to try a locally-owned restaurant instead of a chain restaurant. You are sure … Continue reading 5 Basic Ways to Support the Tallahassee Community Every Day

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

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

Jon Pardi, Runaway June, Performing Next Month at Doak After Dark

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Doak After Dark On April 18, 2020, starting at approximately 8:30 p.m., a special concert hosted by Doak After Dark will follow the Florida State University Garnet and Gold Spring Game! This year’s Doak After Dark concert will feature country artists Jon Pardi and Runaway June. The concert will take place after the first FSU football game under … Continue reading Jon Pardi, Runaway June, Performing Next Month at Doak After Dark

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