Gas prices on the rise

By| Brianna Hicks Compared to this time last year, drivers have noticed the change in gas prices and are wondering why. Reported by GasBuddy, around this time two years ago, Florida drivers were paying on average $1.83/gallon. Jump to 2018 and drivers are paying $2.54/gallon, which is almost a 39 percent increase- in just two […]

Tree pollen season brings severe allergies

By| Daria Laycock An early dusting of pollen is causing allergies to flare in the North Florida area. Oak trees in conjunction with an unseasonably warm February triggered the the event. Heavy wind, like that from the nor’easter traveling the country’s east coast, exasperate allergies as the gusts allow pollen to travel more easily according […]

47th student senate: recognizes domestic violence

Words by Aliyah Glover The Senate chambers were decorated Purple and white this week in support of Domestic Violence Awareness. There was food and drinks for the gallery to enjoy. Most of the senators had on a purple ribbon which signifies awareness for domestic violence.   When people think of domestic abuse, they often focus […]

Pollution in Wakulla Springs

By| Brianna Hicks Wakulla Springs, once known for its clear water and glass bottom boat tours, has become a target of improvement. The attraction was once well loved by residents of Wakulla and surrounding cities. The attraction, however, became extremely popular internationally after Tarzan’s Secret Treasure, released in 1941, and Creature From The Black Lagoon, […]

The Board of County Commissioners Discuss Current Opioid Epidemic

By: Nichelle Cobb The Board of County Commissioners held their regular Public Meeting on Tuesday February 28th. The informational meeting included an agenda full of future plans and recommendations for the city of Tallahassee. Specifically, item 12 was pulled from the agenda to discuss the Consideration to Institute Litigation Regarding Opioid Epidemic This item was […]

Awards and Presentations Board of County Commissioners Discussions Plans for Future Development

By| Nichelle Cobb The Board of County Commissioners had their public meeting on Tuesday February 13th. This meeting consisted of awards, presentations, and discussions for future development and plans for the city of Tallahassee. Commissioner Bill Proctor began with recognizing the work of local Author Roosevelt Wilson, who was also a former publisher of Capital […]

iGrow South City, The Aetna Foundation Spotlight Award

iGrow South City, The Aetna Foundation Spotlight Award By| Lauren Coleman iGrow “Whatever You Like”, a youth empowerment and urban agriculture entrepreneurship program of the Tallahassee Food Network, was named a finalist in the “Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge.” In January, iGrow South City was given notification that they are a part of the top […]