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Author: Mike Brezin

Betton Hills Herstory

Here’s an oral history of Betton Hills! It’s from a speech given by Pat Winthrop, wife of Betton Hills original developer, Guy Winthrop.


Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a rookie, we’re ready to start the season. Hurricane Season, that is, June 1- December 1. Don’t try to reason with hurricane season, just get PREPped now! Here’s how . . .

The City of Tallahassee will host a community workshop webinar as part of the Plan for Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) program. …

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Mitchell Ave. — Done!

The Mitchell Ave. improvements concluded silently a week or so ago.  To put on – or take off, actually, the final touches, BHNA board members Michael Bannister and Mario Taylor combined their talents to remove the yellow caution tape from a number of the new poles along the street.…

Coronavirus Assistance in Betton Hills

The BHNA recognizes the need for all residents to follow the directives from public health experts and to protect themselves from the coronavirus. We also encourage everyone to help one another deal with this crisis, as we do when a hurricane strikes.…

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Betton Hills Tree Artists and Poets Announced

Who knew what talent resides within Betton Hills? On Arbor Day at McCord Park, the BHNA recognized the four tree artists and poets that won our We Dig Trees contest.

Mary Kay Falconer presented each winner with a tree to plant in their yard or a park and a $25 gift card.…

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Betton Hills Neighborhood Updates

When the weather finally cooled, Betton Hills got active. Check out what’s been going on around the neighborhood!

OK, you all did a great job with the collective wishing for good weather for the Betton Hills Fall Fest this past weekend. …

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BHNA Fall Fest and Cruise-In: Save the Date!

Sunday, October 27, 20194:00 – 6:30 PMHarriman Circle

Be there or be square!

Friendly neighbors, music, crafts, games, face painting, pumpkin decorating, door prizes, and information tables…and an incredibly short business meeting to vote on the proposed slate of officers for 2020.…

BHNA Community Policy

As a result of recent media coverage regarding expired restrictive covenants in portions of our neighborhood, the BHNA Board of Directors wishes to formally restate its long standing commitment to create a welcoming community for ALL.

As is currently reflected in the fabric and makeup of our neighborhood, we embrace the diversity inherent in each person and encourage the inclusion of ALL. …

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Why Words Matter

Recently, a prospective Betton Hills homebuyer became extremely upset about language in the original restrictive covenants for a subdivision in Betton Hills.  So upset, she was put into a quandary concerning whether to go forward with the home purchase.

To see the July 1, 2019 Tallahassee Democrat article on this issue, click here.…

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