Bannerman Crossings seeing uptick in loitering, implementing new policies for safety of patrons

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Recently, Northside Tallahassee shopping center, Bannerman Crossings, located at 3425 Bannerman Rd, has experienced loitering issues which that caused a several incidents regarding safety of patrons. “Over the past several months we have experienced a substantial increase in the number of young teenagers roaming the Center without adult supervision,” Bannerman Crossings stated on their venue Facebook page. “This has … Continue reading Bannerman Crossings seeing uptick in loitering, implementing new policies for safety of patrons

4th annual Marching Chiefs 5K going virtual this year

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — The 4th annual Florida State University Marching Chiefs 5K, scheduled for Nov. 15 at 7:30 a.m., will take place completely virtually this year for “the safety and wellbeing of all Seminoles,” according to race organizers. “Out of an abundance of caution amid the worsening COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no in-person race experience,” organizers say. “The shift to a … Continue reading 4th annual Marching Chiefs 5K going virtual this year

Donut Kingdom Opening Third Location this Wednesday

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Sunday, November 1, locally-owned and operated doughnut and milkshake shop, Donut Kingdom, announced that their third Donut Kingdom location would be opening this coming Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Their newest shop is located at 1989 NE Capital Circle and will open its doors at 6:30 a.m. All who visit the shop on their opening day will receive a … Continue reading Donut Kingdom Opening Third Location this Wednesday

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

4 Tallahassee Museums to Virtually Tour While Social Distancing

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Museum of Florida History While social distancing amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still take tours of museums all across Tallahassee! These 4 local museums now offer virtual tours that you can take from the comfort of your own home.  Mission San Luis — Mission San Luis offers a 360° virtual tour of their entire property alongside a soundtrack that tells … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Museums to Virtually Tour While Social Distancing

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 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