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Local businessman Erwin Jackson is going after City Commisioner Scott Maddox. Jackson claims that Maddox illegally transferred funds from his 2016 superintendent campaign to a campaign account for a state Senate run in 2020. 

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Tallahassee City Commissioners will continue their budget talks in a workshop Wednesday. Officials started discussions during a meeting last month. Commissioner Scott Maddox says he’s glad to see the process kicking off early.

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Leon County Sheriff Walt McNeil said his office is partnering with community members to reduce crime. He says his office will also focus on quality of life issues.

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Regional Leaders signed off on a list of transportation priorities Tuesday.

New Floor in Tallahssee Airport
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The first phase of updates at the Tallahassee airport is complete just in time for holiday travel.

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Tallahassee’s airport will soon be offering new intra-state flights. City officials say Elite Airways will begin offering flights to Vero Beach and Sarasota.

Scott Maddox speaks with reporters Monday in his downtown home/office following a ruling  by a circuit judge that he lives in his district. (12/05/16).
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The City of Tallahassee argues the issue of residency is of statewide importance and it wants the Florida Supreme Court to rule on whether local municipal definitions of residency hold any weight.

Scott Maddox via twitter / https://twitter.com/ScottCMaddox?lang=en

City Commissioner Scott Maddox has been sworn back into office following a legal fight over his residency.

Scott Maddox speaks with reporters Monday in his downtown home/office following a ruling  by a circuit judge that he lives in his district. (12/05/16).
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City Commissioner Scott Maddox is asking the courts to clear the way for him to be sworn back into office. He was blocked from taking the oath until a residency dispute was resolved. Monday a Leon County Judge ruled Maddox lives in his district.

Scott Maddox via twitter / https://twitter.com/ScottCMaddox?lang=en

Voters will soon know if Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox legally resides in city limits. Leon County Judge Karen Gievers has until Tuesday to rule on the case investigating Maddox’s residency.

Leon School Superintendent Jackie Pons (right) with City Commissioner Scott Maddox campaigning.
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A hearing is scheduled to continue Friday in a case questioning Tallahassee Commissioner Scott Maddox’s residency.

Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox announces bid for Leon County School Superintendent.
Scott Maddox twitter account

A district court ruling Sunday has barred Scott Maddox from being sworn into the City Commission until a residency dispute is settled.

City Commissioner Scott Maddox.
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Scott Maddox won reelection to Tallahassee's City Commission in the primary election held at the end of August.  Now Erwin Jackson, the owner of Jackson Properties, is challenging that vote in Leon County Circuit Court.

Thousands of city utility customers remained without power nearly six days after Hurricane Hermine, and the political atmosphere is growing more charged.

Switching races didn’t appear to hurt veteran Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox.

City Commissioner Scott Maddox.
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City Commissioner Scott Maddox will run for re-election in his current seat. That means he’s out of the school superintendent contest. The decision is leading other candidates to drop out of the commission race.

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There may be no Democratic Party primary for school superintendent this August. According to the Tallahassee Democrat, City Commissioner Scott Maddox says he’s considering dropping out of the race for superintendent. Instead, he would run to keep his seat on the city commission.

WFSU-TV / Forrest Van Camp

Former Leon County School board chairman Forrest Van Camp has officially filed to run for superintendent. He's trying to distance himself from the incumbent, and says the district needs some administrative changes.

Leon County Schools

The race for Leon County Superintendent is heating up this week. Current superintendent Jackie Pons has announced his re-election bid, and one of his rivals, Rocky Hanna, has filed to run.

Superintendent Jackie Pons announces his fourth run at Rickards High School.
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Leon County Schools Superintendent Jackie Pons is running for a fourth term. He made his formal announcement Tuesday.  The former Rickards teacher visited his old job for his announcement.

Leon County Schools

Former Leon High School Principal Rocky Hanna will soon announce his political intentions. Hanna, now an administrator with the Leon School District, has been rumored as a potential candidate for district superintendent.

Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox announces bid for Leon County School Superintendent.
Scott Maddox twitter account

Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox says he's running for Leon School Superintendent in 2016.
Maddox is the first person to declare for the race to either unseat, or replace current Superintendent Jackie Pons.

Jackie Pons
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Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox is considering applying for another job—this time, as Leon County School Superintendent.  He's not the only one eyeing the district's top education job, amid an ongoing federal probe. 

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A plan to remove a question asking potential city employees about their criminal histories has squeaked by the Tallahassee Commission, passing with a two-to-three vote. The city manager had announced plans to implement the so called “ban the box” initiative with no vote, but some commissioners including Scott Maddox raised concerned about the move.

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Tallahassee Regional Airport will soon be offering direct flights to South Florida as well as some additional flights to another top destination in the state.

Silver Airways is one of the three major airlines flying out of Tallahassee Regional Airport. And, in a TLH terminal Wednesday, the carrier’s spokeswoman Misty Pinson announced the new services.

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