Updated: 9:13 PM Florida's old Capitol building is getting a face-lift.
The state legislature approved a plan for about $1.1 million dollars in renovations to the building.
The renovations include painting the interior walls and offices, repairing cracks in the foundation along with fixing any water damage the building has suffered over the years.
Updated: 7:16 PM The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) has awarded $670,110 to Tallahassee Community College (TCC) to support a 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Program that will serve Wakulla County students.
Posted: 11:48 AM A young Oakridge Middle School sixth-grader Jackson Bonar became a hero after grabbing the wheel from his school bus driver who became unconscious while driving. Jackson was nominated for the “Do the Right Thing Award” by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and was recognized by his school’s news program. On October 12, he will be awarded a certificate by the Golden Gate Fire Department and Florida Highway Patrol and will again be on his school’s news cast.
Posted: 8:45 AM Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' Florida Forest Service are highlighting the dangers of wildfires and encouraging Floridians to make wildfire preparedness a priority during National Fire Prevention Week, October 7 through 13.
Posted: 10:34 PM Tallahassee, FL - The Leon County Sales Tax Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at 4 p.m. in the first floor program room of the Collins Main Public Library (downtown), 200 W. Park Ave.
Posted: 3:19 PM A group of people rallied outside Florida's Capitol Building, protesting the war in Afghanistan.
The group of about a dozen people, says it is calling for a removal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan. The group held the protest Sunday, which marks the 11th anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan.
Posted: 8:32 AM Federal prosecutors say a professional puppeteer from southwest Florida who was arrested after an online chat surfaced about eating a child will not face charges of conspiring to kidnap a child.
Updated: 2:50 PM Heart disease is the number one killer in men and women, the number 2 cause of death in children and more prominent than all cancers combined. Katherine Cox was born 16 years ago and was not expected to live because of the multiple open heart surgeries she would have to undergo.