Merchants, employees, customers, and friends of Betton Place will hold a memorial service at 11 a.m. this Saturday, November 2, in observance of the one-year anniversary of the fatal shootings at Hot Yoga Tallahassee. [Read more…] about Betton Place Memorial Service Set for Saturday in Memory of Victims of Hot Yoga Tragedy
Governor Ron DeSantis will hold a press conference following the Cabinet Meeting in Tallahassee on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis to Hold Press Conference in Tallahassee
New funeral home positioned to cater to rising demand for on-site
cremation, green funerals, and celebration of life services
Skip Young, a veteran funeral home director, and Jackie Fulford, a retired Circuit Court Judge, have partnered to open Young Fulford Cremation and Funeral Services, Tallahassee and Leon County’s only independent funeral home with an on-site crematory and green certification. [Read more…] about Veteran Funeral Director and Retired Judge Partner to Open Tallahassee’s Newest Funeral Home and Only Independent On-Site Crematory
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis will speak at the Associated Press Legislative Planning Session tomorrow (January 30) in Tallahassee. [Read more…] about CFO Jimmy Patronis to Speak at Associated Press Legislative Planning Session in Tallahassee
Governor Ron DeSantis will speak at the Associated Press Legislative Planning Session in Tallahassee on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis to Attend Associated Press Legislative Planning Session in Tallahassee
Hopping, Green & Sams (HGS), one of the state’s top environmental, land use and special district law firms, today announced the addition of Eileen Stuart as Government Affairs Shareholder with the firm.
“We are thrilled to welcome Eileen to the firm. Having worked closely with her over the last decade, we appreciate firsthand Eileen’s substantial talents,” said Gary Hunter, shareholder, Hopping, Green & Sams. “Her deep relationships, substantive command and understanding of the key levers in state and federal government will greatly enhance our growing presence in the Florida government affairs arena. Most important, our clients will benefit from her expertise.”
A well-respected name in Tallahassee, Stuart most recently served as Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs for The Mosaic Company, directing the Fortune 500’s state and federal government affairs strategy and engagement in Tallahassee and Washington, D.C. She also previously served as Vice President, Public Affairs and led the company’s strategic communications and community engagement.
Prior to joining Mosaic, Stuart’s experience included positions in the Executive Office of the Governor where she served as Deputy Policy Director. She also has served in roles in the Florida Senate, the Florida Public Service Commission and on a gubernatorial campaign. Her expertise in environmental, energy, permitting and tax issues will complement HGS’ deep roster of professionals.
“Hopping, Green & Sams is a powerful combination of the state’s top environmental and land development lawyers along with a robust and loyal client base. The firm’s widely recognized expertise and reputation provide an unparalleled platform, and I am excited to work alongside the exceptional team at HGS to help our clients achieve their objectives,” said Stuart.
Stuart earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and her Juris Doctor from the Florida State University College of Law. She and her husband live in Tallahassee with their two sons.
The Florida Lottery announces that Craig Dennis, 63, of Tallahassee, claimed the $10 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on May 16, 2018, at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Dennis chose to receive the winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $6,539,673.20. The jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO Quick Pick ticket was purchased from Maxwell’s Grocery, located at 9002 Mahan Drive in Tallahassee. The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $65,000 for selling the jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket.
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be held tomorrow, May 19, 2018, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $2 million jackpot. FLORIDA LOTTO drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state. Drawings are also available for viewing on the Florida Lottery website. Winning numbers are available on the Lottery website, at retailers statewide and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, with assistance of the Leon County Sheriff’s Office arrested Andru Rae’sion Reed, 21, on offenses against intellectual property and offenses against users of computer systems, both third degree felonies, after the Florida Department of Revenue reported external hard drives had been stolen.
FDLE began its investigation in late March at the request of the Department of Revenue. On March 30, agents spoke with Reed at his home, 1834 Jackson Bluff Road, Tallahassee and located four external hard drives.
The four hard drives contained confidential taxpayer information. Reed indicated that he had connected the hard drives to his Xbox to download video games without knowing what was on the hard drives. At this time in the investigation, it appears that the information on the hard drives was not used or further shared, but computer forensic examinations continue.
Reed was arrested this morning at his home without incident and booked into the Leon County Jail. The State Attorney’s Office, 2nd judicial circuit, will prosecute this case.
The State Board of Education will meet next week in Tallahassee.
The agenda is available at State Board Meeting.
WHAT: State Board of Education Meeting
WHEN: 9:00 am
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
WHERE: The Capitol, Room LL03
400 South Monroe Street
For more information about the Florida Department of Education, visit fldoe.org.
WHAT: The Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee will mark International Day of ‘Cities for Life’ with a special event against the death penalty.
WHEN: Thursday November 30th 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (EST)
WHERE: Good Shepherd Parish, 4665 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee
WHO: The event is hosted by the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee and co-organized by Equal Justice USA and Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty.
Featured speakers will include:
- Dale Recinella, Death Row Catholic Chaplain (keynote)
- Christine Henderson, National Organizer with Equal Justice USA
- Bishop William Wack, as well as an exonoree from Florida’s death row, will be present
Equal Justice USA (EJUSA) is a national organization that works to transform the justice system by ending the death penalty, strengthening programs that help crime survivors rebuild their lives, and promoting trauma-informed responses to violence that save lives and heal communities.