Posted: 02/01/2011 - Following up on last year’s attempt to overhaul how teachers are paid, the chairman of the Senate’s education policy committee filed a measure Monday, Jan. 31 that would partially base teacher salary increases on student test scores.
Updated: 01/31/2011 - The first thing that comes to mind for many in Crawfordville when they think about Gary Hilton facing a jury is -- it's about time.
Posted: 01/31/2011 - Scott plans to save the state money by changing which agencies control functions such as regulations of drugs, medical devices and cosmetics.
Posted: 01/31/2011 - Alumni Village a Florida State University housing facility, was in possession of firearms in violation of Florida law on university property.
Posted: 01/31/2011 - Traffic crash at South Monroe Street and Orange Avenue. Westbound Orange Avenue is closed for the next 1-2 hours.
Posted: 01/31/2011 - Two teens were shot when a homeowner fought back during an attempted robbery.
Posted: 01/31/2011 - Capital Region YMCA reports that the Board of Directors have confirmed the following Tallahassee community leaders for membership on the Y corporate board:
Posted: 01/31/2011 - It's about to get easier for property managers in Orlando to evict criminals.
Posted: 01/29/2011 - Gov. Rick Scott has frozen $235 million in contracts for a planned commuter train in central Florida.
Updated: 01/29/2011 - Mom charged in kids' slayings treated at hospital.
Posted: 01/28/2011 - State lawmakers spent two days this week soliciting ideas from teachers and others about how to implement merit pay and eliminate tenure. As Mike Vasilinda tells us, the hearings are in stark contrast to last year, when a merit pay bill was ram-rodded through the process with no input from teachers.
Posted: 01/28/2011 - The clock is ticking to lock in today’s tuition prices for your future college student. At midnight Monday, open enrollment in the Florida Prepaid College program ends. As Whitney Ray tells us, the plans are more expensive than ever before but so are the expected savings.
Posted: 01/28/2011 - House Speaker Dean Cannon says state agencies have been "less than responsive" to his request for information on their roles in implementing the federal health care overhaul.
Posted: 01/28/2011 - Judge refuses to delay trial for accused killer Gary Michael Hilton
Posted: 01/28/2011 - The first phase of modernizing Franklin county's health care infrastructure, while improving access to clinical care, is now complete with the opening of Weems Medical Center East in Carrabelle.
Updated: 01/28/2011 - NASA is marking the 25th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger accident that killed seven astronauts.
Posted: 01/28/2011 - Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported a preliminary count of 4,840 manatees statewide during the annual synoptic survey. The survey took place Jan. 20 and Jan. 24.
Posted: 01/28/2011 - Hoping to capitalize on the flood of anti-regulation rhetoric in Tallahassee since the inauguration of Gov. Rick Scott, utilities and business groups pushed lawmakers Jan. 27 to loosen the rules in the age-old debate about water management and economic growth.