Gerald Ensley, Tallahassee Democrat

Gerald Ensley

Tallahassee Democrat

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Past articles by Gerald:

2009 profile: Wetherell steps down as Florida State University president, career highlights

After six years as president of Florida State University, T.K. Wetherell stepped down from his position in 2009. This story highlights his career. → Read More

Don't complain to me about holiday giving

Editor's note: This article was originally published December 12, 2006. → Read More

Election shows democracy can still be fun

This column was originally published Nov. 19, 2000, during the presidential election recount. → Read More

2000 election put permanent stamp on city

This column was originally published Dec. 17, 2000, a few days after the presidential race was decided in favor of George W. Bush. → Read More

Still waiting to catch on: Gallie Alley a corridor of high hopes

Editor's note: This story was originally published xxx. → Read More

Old Capitol is one lucky building

Editor's note: This story was originally published July 5, 2006. → Read More

Say farewell to the tunnel, pedestrians

Fans funneled into it before games, shoulder to shoulder, with a palpable sense of boarding a carnival ride: "Here we go, into the tunnel!" → Read More

We’re big enough we need directions

The first time, the question seemed like an anomaly: “Where is Cascades Park?” asked the telephone caller. → Read More

Media to search for rooms as fans fill hotels

Editor's note: This column was originally published Nov. 14, 2000. → Read More

A day with no labor is just fine

Labor Day was a Canadian invention, fashioned out of that country's labor disputes in the 1870s. → Read More

Awe springs eternal in Wakulla

It doesn't matter if you are in a glass-bottom boat or have snorkeled out among the dozens of fat gar hovering at the limestone ledge. → Read More

Changing times realize the dreams of Tallahassee

To order ""We Found Paradise': Gerald Ensley on the History and Eccentricities of His Beloved Tallahassee," visit → Read More

185 years later, just look at how we've grown

Editor's note: This column was originally published April 8, 2009. → Read More

Tree symbolizes past injustice

Lore holds that all four men were hanged from the limbs of the spreading oak, which is on the site where the Leon County jail stood from 1888-1966. → Read More

Gerald Ensley wrote his own obituary: Read it here

A longtime newspaperman, Gerald "Perk" Ensley died at age 66 on Feb. 16, 2018. He worked at the Tallahassee Democrat for 36 years. → Read More

Move the capital? This ain’t Tallahassee’s first rodeo

Last week, Florida Rep. Bill Hager, R-Delray Beach, submitted a bill to move the capital to the Orlando area. → Read More

Cold? You should have been here in 1899

February will be the 119th anniversary of the coldest temperatures ever recorded in Tallahassee: Minus-2 degrees Fahrenheit, on Feb. 13, 1899. → Read More

Tallahassee lost many wonderful people in 2017

In this annual remembrance of the locally prominent people who died in 2017, we are reminded of the impact individuals can have on their community. → Read More

Gaines Street fire may have claimed World War II relic

The fire that destroyed the International Book Mine on Gaines Street may have claimed one of the last structures from Dale Mabry Field. → Read More

Longtime family’s paradise of water, woods for sale in Wakulla County

Owner John Ferrell Jr., is hoping to find a buyer who wants to preserve a quintessential swath of North Florida rural paradise. → Read More