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On The Move

The Monticello Karting and Motor Club is a go karter’s dreamLadies and Gentlemen, Start Your Engines …The Monticello Karting and Motor Club Provides an Exhilarating Good TimeBy Erica Bailey Floridians are no strangers to racing. Each February, thousands make the…

A Caring Voice

A listener by trade, 2-1-1 Big Bend’s Carrie Tyree gets a chance to do the talkingA Caring Voice2-1-1 Big Bend’s Carrie Tyree Makes a Difference One Phone Call at a TimeWhile everyone is familiar with 911 for emergencies, 211 may…

The Need for Speed

The Dixie Regional Sports Car Club offers driving thrills with a focus on safetyThe Need for SpeedMembers of the Dixie Regional SCCA Rev Their Engines Once a MonthBy Amy WhiteI consider myself a safe driver.Making my way from Tallahassee to…

After ‘The Real World’

MTV’s star Jose Tapia gives a glimpse behind the scenes of a reality TV showThe Real World After ‘The Real World’It’s Back to Business for Key West Cast Member Jose Tapia By Rosanne DunkelbergerAfter 17 seasons on MTV, we pretty…

Pocketfuls of Fun

A best-kept-secret, ‘Pocket Parks’ are charming, overlooked little nooks of fun.Pocketfuls of FunTallahassee’s ‘Pocket Parks’ Offer Lots of Charm in Little SpacesBy Paul DeRevere  Imagine a place in town where there is no intrusive sound – just a stray creaking…

Madison's Legendary War Hero

Colin Kelly Jr. became a hero when America needed one the mostThe Story of Colin Kelly Jr.Madison’s World War II Hero Is the Stuff of Legend By Jason DehartIt was too big a target to pass up.Madison native and U.S.…

Gallagher: Impassioned by Experience

At 61, Tom Gallagher is the oldest candidate in the race for governor.TOM GALLAGHER, REPUBLICAN Impassioned By Experience{mosimage}In his early years in Tallahassee, Tom Gallagher had about as high a profile as a state representative can get. For starters, he was…

The Numbing of America

Given the Ultimate Freedom, Have We Forgotten How to Feel?The Numbing of AmericaGiven the Ultimate Freedom, Have We Forgotten How to Feel?By Brian Rowland, Publisher You have probably been there and felt the pain. Atlanta … it’s late in the day,…

Mommy Has ADHD

Not just for kids, this disorder causes problems for adults at work and homeMommy Has ADHDNot Just for Kids, It’s a Disorder that Can Cause Problems for Adults at Work and at HomeBy Triston V. SandersYou sit at your desk…

The Business Journal

In the ever-changing world of American commerce, it’s hard for businesses to grow and thrive over the decades. Meet four local businesses that have stood the test of time and become true survivorsSurvivorsSpotlighting local businesses that grow and thrive over…

Be It Ever So Humble

Previewing products at the International Builders’ Show Be It Ever  So HumbleThere’s No Place Like Home, Especially When Previewing Products at the International Builders’ ShowBy Elizabeth Goldsmith Green and steamyNo, I wasn’t transported into the heart of the Amazon jungle.…

u r gunA lern how 2 txt

U R going to learn how to text message your kidsGeneration TextTapping into the Digital World Can Bridge the Parent-Child Divide By Anitra Ellison TTYL! GTG! C U L8R!For some, these letter and number combinations look like the cat walked across…

Personality

Dot Binger is helping children and helping herself to another glass of Coca-ColaAn Inspiring LifeDot Binger Continues To Serve Children In NeedBy Virginia Newman Longtime Guardian Ad Litem volunteer Dorothy “Dot” Binger recently was named one of the state’s top…

Davis: Fighting for the 'Next Person'

Fourth-generation Floridian Jim Davis wants to be known as a man of the people. JIM DAVIS, DEMOCRATFighting for the 'Next Person'{mosimage}Jim Davis wants to be known as a man of the people; his track record as both a state representative…

Pumping Life Back into Waterworks

Restoration Plan Moving Along for City’s First Public Water Supply BuildingPumping Life Back into WaterworksRestoration Plan Moving Along for City’s First Public Water Supply BuildingBy Jason DehartThere has been talk about doing something with the city’s old “Waterworks” building for…

If the System Works, ‘Y’ Change?

From the PublisherIf the System Works, ‘Y’ Change?By Brian Rowland, PublisherRecently, I read an article written by a columnist whose advice to me – and the business community of today – was to begin making fundamental changes in our philosophy…

Conversations Open Doors

A letter from the publisherConversations Open DoorsBy Brian Rowland, Publisher Over the past nine months, I’ve spent a lot of time in conversations. I’ve been meeting people, talking with them and – just as important – listening to them. It’s…

30 Years: Evolution Series

A look back at beauty/fitness and financial in TallahasseeStaying Physically and Fiscally FitFrom the days of sparkly leg warmers and the “Body Electric” show to the building of Premier Fitness Center, Tallahassee has come a long way in its pursuit…

Thirty Years in the Cabbage Patch

Local folks share memories about Cabbage Patch Kids, a phenomenon that’s lasted 30 yearsPhoto by Scott HolsteinThirty Years in the Cabbage PatchA Generation Reminisces About the Chubby-Faced Toy FadBy Rosanne Dunkelberger and Travis Timmons While pet rocks and Tickle Me…

Flavor

Mind, body … belly? A monthly community dinner adds to the physical and spiritual benefits of tai chi Tai Chi in the KitchenLocal Society Members Share Cultures While Cooking Up Sumptuous DinnersBy Karen Thurston ChavezFood probably isn’t the first thing that…