Jeff Burlew, Tallahassee Democrat

Jeff Burlew

Tallahassee Democrat

Tallahassee, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Jeffrey:

Tallahassee nonprofit raising money for human trafficking survivors amid increase in cases

The Survive & Thrive Advocacy Center is hosting a fundraiser and awareness programs as its cases increased three-fold. → Read More

100-plus Afghan refugees expected to resettle in Tallahassee through 2022

The International Rescue Committee Tallahassee will be working to help people fleeing the chaos in Afghanistan to start new lives in the U.S. → Read More

Election 2022: Two candidates challenging Rick Minor for Leon County Commission District 3

State employee Joey Lamar and business owner Damon Victor have filed to run for the seat held by Commissioner Rick Minor. → Read More

David Bellamy, surgeon and cop, will challenge Tallahassee City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow

Bellamy, a well-known local orthopedic surgeon, filed his campaign paperwork Friday afternoon. → Read More

Few remaining unvaccinated Leon County workers have until midnight to get COVID-19 shot

Some 98% of the county's full-time employees have gotten the COVID-19 vaccine. Those who don't will lose their jobs. → Read More

'The demise of civility': Decorum audit coming amid flare-ups at local government meetings

Civility at City Hall has been eclipsed in recent months by animosity over differences of opinion on major policy decisions and an escalation in hostilities from running personal and political squabbles. → Read More

Leon County commissioners OK $294 million budget

The county's property-tax rate will remain flat, though nearly $6 million in additional dollars will be collected because of rising property values. → Read More

Former U.S. Attorney Larry Keefe re-emerges as Florida's new 'public safety czar'

Months after he left as U.S. attorney, Larry Keefe is taking on a key role in Gov. Ron DeSantis' immigration fight. → Read More

Man sentenced to life in prison in fatal Ox Bow Circle home invasion robbery

Yuri Harris will spend life behind bars for the 2020 shooting death of Parth Patel of Tallahassee. → Read More

Maddox seeks prison listed among America's 'cushiest' as prosecutors say he undermined case

Federal prosecutors complained that Scott Maddox didn't fully cooperate or accept responsibility for his crimes in newly unsealed court records. → Read More

After guilty verdict, J.T. Burnette's lawyers ask for acquittal in corruption case

Lawyers for Burnette pointed to testimony from Scott Maddox and Carter-Smith that they claim clears their client of federal bribery charges. → Read More

Scott Maddox's oldest friends ask judge for mercy in public corruption case

Some of Maddox's best friends from childhood appeared before → Read More

'I let all those lines cross': Scott Maddox on his descent from public service to bribery

Scott Maddox and Paige Carter-Smith talked about their long slide into criminality during their federal sentencing hearing. → Read More

Day of reckoning: Scott Maddox sentenced to 5 years in prison in federal corruption case

U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle sentenced the former mayor and city commissioner along with his former business partner during a Thursday hearing. → Read More

Where in the world is drug-planting cop Zachary Wester? Florida will only say 'not in Hawaii'

The Florida Department of Corrections is back-pedaling days after telling the former deputy's victims that he was transferred to a prison in Hawaii. → Read More

After testifying in Burnette trial, fate of Scott Maddox and Carter-Smith in hands of judge

Scott Maddox and Paige Carter-Smith's sentencing hearing could be contentious as defense lawyers and prosecutors argue over their punishment. → Read More

Inside the Scott Maddox messages: As sentencing looms, texts reveal back-door dealings

As Scott Maddox is set to be sentenced on Thursday, we offer this preview of stories that are available in full to Tallahassee Democrat subscribers. → Read More

Scott Maddox and Paige Carter-Smith sentencing: A breakdown of the charges against them

The former mayor and city commissioner and his girlfriend will be sentenced Thursday on federal public corruption charges. → Read More

Drug-planting former North Florida deputy Zachary Wester transferred to prison in Hawaii

Victims have been notified that the former Jackson County deputy was recently moved to a prison in Hawaii. → Read More

Family sues senior living facility after 100-year-old woman died 'cold and alone'

Annie Hanna was found dead of prolonged exposure to cold weather outside Pacifica Senior Living Woodmont on North Monroe Street. → Read More