Buzz: Suter expansion

January 5, 2011

Parents are excited to hear that Suter Elementary will be expanding, replacing the trailers with “bricks and mortar.” This is seen as a victory for Board member Patty Hightower, who fought hard three years ago to…


Buzz: Downtown Casino?

December 24, 2010

One topic of discussion around town has been about an casino being built on the ECUA Main Sewage Treatment Facility land, after the old plant is demolished. The scenario goes ECUA would sale or give the…


Buzz: Plurality or Majority?

December 23, 2010

The race to be the first Pensacola city council president appears to be tight between Maren DeWeese, Sam Hall and John Jerralds. The question is: Does the winner of the council vote have to have a…


Last day on WCOA

December 22, 2010

This morning is my last day filling in for Jim Sanborn. Since Monday, I’ve guest hosted with Don Parker on “Good Morning, Pensacola” at WCOA 1370 AM, 6-9 a.m. It’s not quite “IN Your Head Radio”…


WCOA Lineup today

December 21, 2010

I am back on WCOA 1370AM this morning with Don Parker from 6-9 a.m. Guests this morning: 6:35: Sheriff David Morgan 7:35: Pensacola City Councilwoman Maren DeWeese 8:25: Ed Spears, CMPA executive director…


Buzz: Name Double A team

December 17, 2010

We’ve got a few suggestions for naming Pensacola’s new Double A baseball team: 1. Donovan’s Nightmare 2. Pensacola Petitions 3. Tick Tocks 4. L E Bashers 5. Real McCoys…


Buzz:Gangs, gangs, gangs

December 16, 2010

It’s truly amazing that the daily newspaper can write about the homicides in Escambia County and not mention gangs in the article. My sources say the national gangs are moving into the area and supporting the…


Buzz: Habitat may buy Brownsville Middle School

December 15, 2010

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas is scurrying around trying to salvage a sale of the closed Brownsville Middle School after his Krispy Kreme power-play fell through. The word on the street is Habitat for Humanity may buy part…


Buzz: Who chairs first council meeting?

December 14, 2010

The Pensacola City Council needs to decide who will chair the first meeting of the Pensacola City Council when it decides who will be the first council president? Outgoing Mayor Mike Wiggins says he will do…


Buzz: Rhee on Scott team?

December 12, 2010

One rumor coming from Tallahassee is that former Washington. D.C., schools chief Michelle Rhee will head education for Gov.-elect Rick Scott. That would shake things up.…


Buzz: Heaton/MPDP offers pass-through deal?

December 10, 2010

George Hawthorne, who drafted the EBO agreement for the MPDP/CMPA, will report to the Community Maritime Park Associates board today that he and Greg Green, the subcontractor in PNJ article today and of whom I wrote…