First Week of August: Northwest Tallahassee Leads in Violent and Property Crime Incidents

First Week of August: Northwest Tallahassee Leads in Violent and Property Crime Incidents

Reports provided by the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) show that there were 16 violent incidents and 70 property incidents reported from August 1st – 7th. A regional breakdown of the incidents – based on TPD defined quadrants – shows that the Northwest section of Tallahassee led with 6 violent incidents and 31 property incidents. Northwest […]

Mayor Dailey Calls for Audit of City Contracts Related to Federal Investigation

Mayor Dailey Calls for Audit of City Contracts Related to Federal Investigation

City of Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey has called for an audit of “city actions & contracts” related to the federal investigation. Dailey announced his intentions on his twitter account Friday afternoon. Dailey’s announcement comes two days after similar statements from City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow. Dailey stated that the issue will be placed on the next […]

Maddox, Carter-Smith Plea Agreements were Signed Weeks Apart

Maddox, Carter-Smith Plea Agreements were Signed Weeks Apart

A review of the plea agreements signed by Scott Maddox and Paige Carter-Smith indicate that Maddox signed his plea agreement with the US Attorney weeks before Paige Carter-Smith inked her own agreement. The signature page of both agreements are shown below. Maddox’s plea agreement was signed on July 1, 2019 and included guilty pleas on […]

US Attorney Press Release Related to Maddox & Carter-Smith Guilty Plea

US Attorney Press Release Related to Maddox & Carter-Smith Guilty Plea

Listed below is the press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Florida. The release provides a concise description of the recent actions in the case related to Scott Maddox and Paige Carter-Smith. SUSPENDED CITY COMMISSIONER MADDOX & ASSOCIATE CARTER-SMITH PLEAD GUILTY TO CORRUPTION & TAX CHARGES TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Suspended Tallahassee City […]

Maddox, Carter-Smith Plead Guilty

Maddox, Carter-Smith Plead Guilty

It was the guilty plea that almost wasn’t. Journalists, political hacks and interested citizens packed the Federal Courthouse in Tallahassee Tuesday morning to hear former Tallahassee mayor and City Commissioner Scott Maddox and Paige Carter-Smith, former head of the Downtown Improvement Authority, plead guilty to charges stemming from a two-year FBI investigation into political corruption […]

Gatehouse Buys Gannett, Projects $300 Million in Cuts

Gatehouse Buys Gannett, Projects $300 Million in Cuts

Two of the country’s largest newspaper companies – Gatehouse and Gannett – have agreed to combine. GateHouse Media is buying USA Today owner Gannett Co. for $12.06 a share in cash and stock, or about $1.4 billion. Mike Reed, chairman and CEO of GateHouse parent New Media Investment Group, will retain his title. Paul Bascobert, […]

Minimum Wage Measure Set for More Analysis

Minimum Wage Measure Set for More Analysis

The News Service of Florida With Attorney General Office Ashley Moody’s office citing a new law, the Florida Supreme Court has given the go-ahead to more analysis about the financial impacts of a proposed constitutional amendment that would raise the state’s minimum wage. The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an order that will allow state […]