Three Excerpts from Expanded Indictment

Three Excerpts from Expanded Indictment

Listed below are three excerpts from the 47-count superseding indictment against suspended Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Charles Maddox, 51, Tallahassee political consultant Janice Paige Carter-Smith, 54, and John Thomas Burnette, 42, all of Tallahassee, Florida.  BURNETTE stated that his only role in the project would be to “deliver the politics” and for that, he would […]

Local Businessman J.T. Burnette Indicted

Local Businessman J.T. Burnette Indicted

A federal grand jury has returned a 47-count superseding indictment against suspended Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Charles Maddox, 51, Tallahassee political consultant Janice Paige Carter-Smith, 54, and John Thomas Burnette, 42, all of Tallahassee, Florida.  See 75-page indictment here. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S.  Attorney Lawrence Keefe […]

Leon County to Consider Funding Three Additional Family-Oriented Concerts

Leon County to Consider Funding Three Additional Family-Oriented Concerts

Next week the Leon County Board of County Commissioners will consider a proposal to provide additional free and family-oriented concerts at the Capital City Amphitheater in Cascades Park. The proposal would be implemented through an agreement with the Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority to extend its Sundown Summer Concert Series through the Fall of 2019. The […]

Andrew Gillum Friend, Campaign Donor, Business Partner to be Disbarred

Andrew Gillum Friend, Campaign Donor, Business Partner to be Disbarred

Former Gainesville attorney and Andrew Gillum friend Christopher Chestnut will soon be disbarred, according to a Florida Supreme Court ruling issued Friday. Gillum’s ties to Chestnut goes back to his childhood days in Gainesville. More recently, Chestnut was a major donor to Gillum’s gubernatorial campaign and was listed as a business partner on documents filed […]