License-free saltwater fishing day coming up in Florida

By The Tally Wire Staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla (The Tally Wire) – A third license-free saltwater fishing Saturday in Florida is coming up immediately following Thanksgiving. On Saturday, Nov. 27, all recreational anglers, including non-residents and residents, can fish in all saltwater areas without a license. “The saltwater waiver applies to any recreational harvest requiring a saltwater fishing license (e.g., crabbing, lobstering, scalloping, etc.) as well as fishing from … Continue reading License-free saltwater fishing day coming up in Florida

Topgolf Live coming to Doak Campbell Stadium

By The Tally Wire staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla (The Tally Wire) – From Nov. 18 to 20, TopGolf Live, Top Golf’s limited-time pop up event, will be hosted at Florida State University’s Doak Campbell Stadium. Hosted by FSU Venues & Tours, this event gives golf fans have a fun, interactive golf experience without the use of a traditional golf course. Top Golf Live uses Toptracer Range … Continue reading Topgolf Live coming to Doak Campbell Stadium

North Florida Fair wrapping up this weekend

By The Tally Wire Staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla (The Tally Wire) – The North Florida Fair is wrapping up Sunday, Nov. 14 after two weeks at the North Florida Fairgrounds. Located at 441 Paul Russell Road, this year’s comeback after a hiatus due to COVID-19 includes fan favorite rides, food and attractions for people of all ages. Friday, the fair opens at 5 p.m. and closes … Continue reading North Florida Fair wrapping up this weekend

City of Tallahassee Mayor, John Dailey, on Life, Football Season, and Community

By Cristi McKee TALLAHASSEE, Fla — There are some things that most know about City of Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey. He was elected the mayor of Tallahassee in 2018, he is a private business owner, and prior to becoming mayor, he served on the Leon County Board of County Commissioners. However, he also has a rescue dog named Lulu, his favorite season in Tallahassee is … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Mayor, John Dailey, on Life, Football Season, and Community

Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Shawanda Crooms, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

By Heather Teter / Special to The Tally Wire TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Shawanda Crooms grew up believing that she could do anything she set her mind to. As the first and only female operations driver with the City of Tallahassee’s Community Beautification and Waste Management Department, she has lived her life that way, accomplishing one goal after another.  “It’s scary to be the first…anything,” Shawanda … Continue reading Tallahassee City Services Spotlight: Shawanda Crooms, Community Beautification and Waste Management Driver

Tallahassee Nurseries Hosting Special Month-Long Orchid Sales Event

By Amy Marcos TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Throughout the month of September, local award-winning nursery, Tallahassee Nurseries, will be hosting five specialty orchid growers on site. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the nursery’s annual April orchid show was postponed, but the orchid producers had already grown hundreds of plants for sale at the show. In lieu of the April orchid show, Tallahassee Nurseries will host one grower … Continue reading Tallahassee Nurseries Hosting Special Month-Long Orchid Sales Event

3 Tallahassee Fishing Spots to Check Out

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Brady Rogers Whether you prefer traditional fishing or fly fishing, Tallahassee offers a variety of freshwater lakes all throughout the city to visit and do so at. Check out these 3 Tallahassee fishing spots. Lake Talquin — Lake Talquin is a widespread reservoir, found just west of Tallahassee, that is an ideal spot for boating and fishing. Located … Continue reading 3 Tallahassee Fishing Spots to Check Out

City of Tallahassee Hosting Hurricane Preparedness Webinars May 28 and June 11

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Hurricane Season begins on June 1, 2020, and runs through the end of November of this year. To help residents prepare for this year’s storm season, the City of Tallahassee will be hosting a hurricane preparedness webinar today, May 28, 2020, from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m., and June 11, 2020, at the same time. As part of the … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Hosting Hurricane Preparedness Webinars May 28 and June 11

A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Jonas Kaiser National Hurricane Preparedness Week is this week, running from Sunday, May 3, 2020-Saturday, May 9, 2020. The 2020 hurricane season runs from June 1, 2020-November 30, 2020, and now is the time to evaluate your own personal hurricane risk. Here are several things to do to get you and your family and friends ready for the … Continue reading A Guide to Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020 in Tallahassee

Gulf Specimen Marine Lab Hosting Beach Exploration Tours in June

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Sahra Peterson The Gulf Specimen Marine Lab, located at 222 Clark Dr in Panacea, FL, will be hosting 2 beach exploration tours in June. One will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020, and the other on Saturday, June 20, 2020, both beginning at 9:00 a.m. These tours offer attendees a chance to peek at “life usually hidden under the … Continue reading Gulf Specimen Marine Lab Hosting Beach Exploration Tours in June