Tallahassee Nurseries Hosting Special Month-Long Orchid Sales Event

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Throughout the month of September, local award-winning nursery, Tallahassee Nurseries, will be hosting five specialty orchid growers on site. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the nursery’s annual April orchid show was postponed, but the orchid producers had already grown hundreds of plants for sale at the show. In lieu of the April orchid show, Tallahassee Nurseries will host one grower … Continue reading Tallahassee Nurseries Hosting Special Month-Long Orchid Sales Event

The Seminole Experience Hosting Movie Night at the Ballpark on September 18

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Partnered with Seminole Boosters and Florida State University Athletics, The Seminole Experience will be hosting a movie night event on Friday, September 18, 2020, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The movie night will take place at Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium, located at 403 Stadium Dr, and will stream Marvel’s Black Panther. Gates will open at … Continue reading The Seminole Experience Hosting Movie Night at the Ballpark on September 18

Tallahassee Makes CNBC’s List of Top Cities for Quick Summer Getaways

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla — On Sunday, August 16, 2020, CNBC released their list of top cities for quick summer getaways, and our capital city made the cut in their “Top 10 Small Town” category. Ranking as #9 out of the 10-city list, CNBC broke down 40 cities in total for “quickie” trips to take to this summer. While many long, summer vacation plans … Continue reading Tallahassee Makes CNBC’s List of Top Cities for Quick Summer Getaways

Oasis Center’s 10th Annual Celebration of Women & Girls To Be Held Virtually this Friday

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Tallahassee’s own Oasis Center for Women and Girls‘ 10th Annual Celebration of Women and Girls Silent Auction is being held virtually this year! Taking place on Friday, August 28, 2020, an evening of entertainment and a silent auction will be held from 7:00 p..m-9:00 p.m. online. The auction, which can be viewed online, here, opened up this … Continue reading Oasis Center’s 10th Annual Celebration of Women & Girls To Be Held Virtually this Friday

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

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

An Interview With Tallahassee’s Newest Travel Service, TripTrustees

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fl — Tallahassee’s newest travel service, TripTrustees, offers a unique and one-of-a-kind platform for one type of Capital City resident in particular: senior citizens. The Tally Wire had the opportunity to speak with the new travel service about their company, which functions via connecting local civic leaders with senior citizens who wish to take trips, but need some assistance. Read about … Continue reading An Interview With Tallahassee’s Newest Travel Service, TripTrustees

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