The Independent News has gotten a copy of consultant Randy Oliver's final report on the Community Maritime Park--the one that the mayor didn't share with the Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees. The report has two recommendations not included in the draft that city circulated [...]
In its Friday edition, the daily newspaper attempts to go after Sheriff David Morgan for the rise in crime rate last year but ignores the much steeper increase in violent crimes inside the city of Pensacola. Let's compare the crime stats for the Escambia County Sheriff's Office for 2012 and [...]
Here’s an update from Escambia County on the toll plaza construction project: Today, May 16, one lane is closed on the Pensacola Beach Boulevard bridge until the foot of the roadway approaching the toll plaza and three toll plaza lanes are open to motorists. Tomorrow, Friday, May 17, all [...]
For the next two days, I will sub for Jim Sanborn on WCOA's morning show. Should be fun.
The Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees voted today to forward a proposed lease agreement with Justin and Greg Beck for the park’s parcel one on to the Pensacola City Council. “We’re glad you’re here,” CMPA member John Merting told the Becks this afternoon. “We’re [...]
Prior to considering the collection of proposed ‘no camping’ ordinances currently on their table, members of the Pensacola City Council were provided with a presentation from the EscaRosa Coalition on the Homeless. City Administrator Bill Reynolds said the presentation was meant to “educate [...]
County Attorney Alison Rogers sent the following email to the county commissioners: Commissioners, Please be aware that today Judge Nobles granted summary judgment for the remaining Gibbs defendants, Marie Young and Grover Robinson. This means that the lawsuit is effectively decided in the [...]
Gulf Breeze Recreation Center at noon today, only 290 votes cast. In 2007--the last special election-- 955 votes cast, 589 for Ford. In Scenic Heights, one voter called to say only 95 votes had been cast by 10 a.m.
While members of the Community Maritime Park Associate’s Audit and Operations Committee forwarded a proposed lease with Beck Property Company to the main board, they did suggest making some changes. Primarily, they wanted a letter of credit from the property company. “Nothing but [...]
On Facebook, Councilman Andy Terhaar's wife is reporting that both of their cars were stolen from their driveway last night. The Terhaars live in the Inverness subdivision. Others in the vicinity are reporting car burglaries.
How much do you pay for health insurance? Would you like to pay only $9 a month? How about $30 for your entire family? The Tampa Bay Times reports that the Florida House kept its own health insurance premiums staggeringly low. House members will pay just $8.34 a month for state-subsidized health [...]
The Daily News reports that state Rep. Matt Gaetz has pre-filed for his father’s Senate seat. Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, will reach his term limit for the District 1 Senate seat in 2016. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, joins Rep. Jimmy Patronis, R-Panama City, who pre-filed to run for the [...]