Evidence of Scott Maddox “Enterprise” was Revealed in 2013 and Ignored

Evidence of Scott Maddox “Enterprise” was Revealed in 2013 and Ignored

The recent revelation by the Tallahassee Democrat that in 2014 the City of Tallahassee began an investigation into allegations of bribery involving City Commissioner Scott Maddox was not the first sign of a pattern of behavior that would eventually lead to a federal indictment of Maddox and his associate, Paige Carter-Smith. Shortly after Maddox took […]

Sixty-Six Page Indictment of Tallahassee City Officials Released

Sixty-Six Page Indictment of Tallahassee City Officials Released

Today the U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Florida released a 66 page indictment of Scott Maddox and Paige Carter-Smith. See the indictment here. The indictment  details forty-four counts related to conspiring to operate a racketeering enterprise that engaged in acts of bank fraud, extortion, honest services fraud, and bribery. Maddox and CarterSmith are also […]

Leon County Commission Holds Annual Retreat

Leon County Commission Holds Annual Retreat

The Board of Leon County Commissioners held their annual retreat on Monday at the Goodwood Museum and Gardens. This years retreat was focused on Leon County’s efforts to build social infrastructure, reviewing progress towards the County’s five -year targets, and updating the current strategic plan. Social infrastructure is comprised of the spaces, places, and other […]

Leon County Commission Welcomes Rick Minor, Other Officials

Leon County Commission Welcomes Rick Minor, Other Officials

On Tuesday, November 20th, the Leon County Commission swore in three returning commissioners and one new member. Rick Minor, who won his race in August to represent District 3, was the only newly elected commissioner. Minor works as the CEO of the Second Harvest of the Big Bend. He is also a former chief of […]

A New Chapter Begins for Tallahassee

A New Chapter Begins for Tallahassee

On November 19th, 2018, three new members of the Tallahassee City Commission were sworn in at city hall after a bruising and competitive election season. For the first time in recent memory, three seats were up for grabs and voters delivered victories to individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences that promises to challenge the status […]

Former President of Northwest Florida Black Business Group Arrested on Fraud Charges

Former President of Northwest Florida Black Business Group Arrested on Fraud Charges

According to public records, Jullian Bobbie Williams, the former President of the Northwest Florida Black Business Investment Corporation (NWFBBIC), was arrested this past Friday by the Leon County Sheriff on fraud charges. The 2017 registration of the NWFBBIC with the state of Florida is shown below. The 2018 registration, filed on February 26, 2018, did […]

City Commission to Vote on Contract Award to Ajax Construction for Public Safety Campus

City Commission to Vote on Contract Award to Ajax Construction for Public Safety Campus

Tomorrow the Tallahassee City Commission will vote on accepting the staff recommendation to negotiate a “Construction Manager at Risk” contract with Ajax Construction to build the city approved public safety campus on the southside of town. The final cost of the project will be determined once the contract is negotiated and project design is substantially […]

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