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New mural to debut on Gaines St.

The Gaines St. community will come together through art. From Feb. 7, through Feb. 28, the “I AM Gaines” mural will be painted. This was a collaboration with the Department of Arts Education, Opening Performing Arts, and the City of Tallahassee. The “I AM Gaines St.” mural will feature stylized […]

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Tallahassee Airport begins direct flights to South Florida

Tallahassee Regional Airport has began to offer direct flights to Fort Lauderdale Airport. The flights are conducted by Silver Airways and gives the Tallahassee community more options with air travel. This upgrade was the first in a series of upgrades that Tallahassee Regional Airport hopes to make in the near […]

Lifestyles

Essential Theatre premieres homage to Maya Angelou

The Florida A&M University community filled the Charles Winter Wood Theatre for the premier of “Change It Up! Ascension Homage to the Life and Words of Dr. Maya Angelou” Friday night. The FAMU Essential Theatre hosted the event for a night of singing, dancing, and spoken word. The central message […]

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Leon County Sheriff’s Office opens Citizen’s Academy

  The Leon County Sheriff's Office is urging citizens to sign up to be a part of the 32nd class of its Citizen's Academy. The Leon County Sheriff's Office Citizen's Academy is designed to promote understanding between the Sheriff's Office and the citizens of Leon County. Lt. Nancy Burns, an […]

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FAMU Faculty headlines annual art exhibition

Staff members from varying departments gathered for the opening night of its annual, The Faculty Art Exhibition Friday at the Foster Tanner Fine Arts Gallery.  Nine artists, including one FAMU alumnus, are featured in this year’s showcase. This gallery displayed some pieces that dated back more than 20 years ago. […]

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Sidewalk construction projects begin

Photo: Rayne Rudder Monday construction began on Bradford and Centerville Road. This is the first of many sidewalk projects that will be occurring throughout the city. South Side, Midtown, and Northeast areas are expected to be next on the list to get sidewalks. Partial lane closures and traffic maintained by […]

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Tallahassee bridge construction plans near completion

Photo by: JhaRonte James Leon County Blueprint 2000 will cast a rebid for the construction of a connector bridge over South Monroe St. After the success of the College Town, Cascades Park and the Gaines St. advancement, the Downtown Improvement Authority is anticipating the inception of this pedestrian bridge. Allen […]

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Annual marathon to kick off at FSU

The Tallahassee Marathon and Half Marathon will be held Feb. 8, and will start on Florida State University's campus. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. at FSU on Chieftan Way in front of the FSU Circus. This is Tallahassee's 41st annual marathon and has been held since 1975. The […]

Sports

Lady Rattlers drop season opener to No. 6 Kentucky

Kenya Pereira about to wind up – Courtesy FAMU Sports Info. Florida A&M University’s softball team lost its home-opener to the University of Kentucky, 4-2, but the Lady Rattlers see the glass half-full going toe-to-toe with a top-10 nationally ranked team.   FAMU started slowly on defense as miscues in […]