Parkland victims vigil at the capital

By| Giselle Thomas The Florida Parent Teacher Association held a candlelight vigil at the Centre of Tallahassee for the 17 students and staff who were murdered in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The mass shooting in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018, is known as one of the world’s deadliest school massacres. Parents, family, and […]

Neighborhood Public Safety Initiative – A Public Service Collective

By| Lauren Coleman The Neighborhood Public Safety Initiative started to protect and serve the people within specific neighborhoods. The NPSI started in the Summer of 2017 because of inadequate policing methods. The beginning stages for the NPSI started with a walk-through of this Frenchtown, Griffin and Bond communities to see what exactly needed to be […]

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 […]

Animal Adoption in Tallahassee

By | Carly Watson The Tallahassee Animal Service Center is working hard to deal with the issue of abandoned animals around the city. At the Tallahassee Animal Service Center over 6,000 animals are abandoned each year. Of those animals, nearly 50 percent are adopted while around 40 percent are euthanized. Assistant Director at the TASC, […]

Tally Cat Cafe

By| Carly Watson Cats and coffee make an excellent combination. That’s why Courtney Yehnert, Katie Logue and Josh Kendrick decided to create the Tally Cat Cafe. With a great love for helping cats, the trio decided a cat cafe is just what Tallahassee needed considering the high cat population. “It’s going to be a coffee […]

10th Annual Caribbean Week is Underway at The Florida Capitol

By | Ke’Neesha Weaver The 10th year Anniversary of Caribbean Day at the State Capitol took place Tuesday hosted by Senator Daphne Campbell. Sen. Campbell continues to uphold this tradition in aims to maintain the legacy that was established by former State Legislator Hazelle P. Rogers, honoring the many contributions of Caribbean-Americans. For the past ten […]

Tis the season to give

By Ashley Flete | Staff Writer With winter approaching there are numerous community efforts going on to ensure the holiday spirit floods the city of Tallahassee. Shaakira White, an alumna of FAMU, decided to take matters into her own hands. Last year, White took on another job at Dollar General, where she used her paychecks […]