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

Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Cristi McKee Nestled away on the side of Blairstone Road, between Park Avenue and Mahan Road, lies Governor’s Park, a hidden Tallahassee park gem. An ideal spot to picnic, fly a kite, take photos, jog, and walk the dogs, Governor’s Park will surprise visitors in the best way possible. Governor’s Park’s dirt parking lot sits underneath the Blairstone Road overpass, … Continue reading Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

WAVE Tallahassee Kicks of Sunshine Bag Campaign

Special to The Tally Wire | Photo: WAVE, Inc. Widening Adult Vital Experiences, Inc. (WAVE) has announced its Sunshine Bag campaign in an effort to reach out to our friends in the special needs community. The campaign aims to distribute goodie bags with games and activities for folks to use during this time of social distancing. The Sunshine Bags include a stress ball, a deck … Continue reading WAVE Tallahassee Kicks of Sunshine Bag Campaign

5 Tallahassee Nurseries to Check Out

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Tallahassee Nurseries Next time you are looking to spruce up your yard, update your garden, or change your landscape, consider checking out one of Tallahassee’s locally-owned nurseries for all your indoor and outdoor gardening needs! Native Nurseries — Native Nurseries, located at 1661 Centerville Road, is known as “The Store for Nature Lovers.” The locally-owned nursery offers a … Continue reading 5 Tallahassee Nurseries to Check Out

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

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

Live PD and Live Rescue Meet & Greet with the TPD and TFD Scheduled for March 7

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Police Department Attention, local “Live PD” and “Live Rescue” fans: this is your chance to meet your local heroes and TV stars! On Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., you can head over to Cascades Park for a special meet and greet opportunity with the Tallahassee police officers and firefighters featured on the AE hit … Continue reading Live PD and Live Rescue Meet & Greet with the TPD and TFD Scheduled for March 7

Red Hills International Horse Trials 2020 Overview

By Emily Sanderson | Photo: Red Hills International Horse Trials One does not have to be an avid equestrian to enjoy the activities that encompass the annual Red Hills International Horse Trials that is being held next weekend, March 6-8, 2020! The Red Hills Horse Trials is a fun, family-friendly event worth attending, especially if you have never been before. I have gone every year … Continue reading Red Hills International Horse Trials 2020 Overview

St. Marks Wildlife Refuge Day Trip Guide

By Cristi McKee | Photo: St. Marks and St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuges The St. Marks Wildlife Refuge, located just about 25 miles south of Tallahassee, is a wilderness oasis that is close to home and the prime spot for a day trip with family and friends.  St. Marks Wildlife Refuge is actually one of the oldest wildlife refuges in the U.S., and encompasses parts … Continue reading St. Marks Wildlife Refuge Day Trip Guide

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Tallahassee

By Amy Marcos | Photo Source: Jude Beck These events, which are being held all across the city throughout the day and night, will be ringing in 2020 with a bang! Check out our round up of New Year’s Eve events below. Countdown Downtown! at Cascades Park — To celebrate the new year, Tallahassee Downtown, Visit Tallahassee, The City of Tallahassee, The Downtown Business Association, … Continue reading Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Tallahassee