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Buzz: “Amazing Grace” coming to UWF

March 3, 2011

Buzz: Grace Zabriske, actress, poet and artist, may be coming to the University of West Florida. She may interaction with students and faculty of the Departments of Art, Theatre and English (Creative Writing) in an “Artist…

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Buzz: Movement on West side plan

March 1, 2011

There is a buzz that Mayor Ashton Hayward will be making an announcement soon on a project for the west side of Pensacola. Not sure when it will be made or all the details but it…

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Buzz: Functional consolidation talks begun

February 25, 2011

County Administrator Randy Oliver and Commissioner Grover Robinson told me that they held an informal meeting with Mayor Ashton Hayward on possible areas of consolidation.…

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Buzz: Secret to Goodin’s nomination

February 24, 2011

The Florida Transportation Commission serves as nominating Commission in the selection of the Secretary of Transportation. The Governor appoints Secretary from among three candidates nominated by the Commission. Former Santa Rosa County Commissioner Gordon Goodin, R-Navarre,…

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Buzz: Gannett buying Daily News/News Herald/Destin Log

February 22, 2011

The rumor in Fort Walton Beach and Panama City is that Gannett, owner of PNJ and Tallahassee Democrat, will buy their daily newspapers and the weeklies in Destin and South Walton County. All those papers are…

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Buzz: City computer mandate coming

February 21, 2011

The buzz around Pensacola City Hall is that Mayor Hayward is about to issue a mandate on computer usage by city staff. No more Spider Solitaire tournaments or E-bay auctions. Apparently this blog and inweekly.net are…

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Buzz: City workers vote to unionize

February 17, 2011

Just a phone call. City workers have voted to unionize. It may take a couple days for the vote to be certified. I’m hearing the vote was greater than 2 to 1 to form a union,…

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Buzz: County gets no relief from Scott pension reform

February 17, 2011

I spoke with County Commissioner Grover Robinson yesterday about the budget. He said that Gov. Rick Scott’s proposal for county employees to contribute 5 percent of their pension costs to Florida Retirement System will not benefit…

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Buzz: Linda Lawrence gone from WXBM

February 15, 2011

Buzz: The co-host of the most popular local morning show in the Pensacola market –Marty & Linda –Linda Lawrence has left the WXBM show. Marty White is currently listed for the morning show solo. Lawrence has…

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Buzz: Bomb Threat in Milton

February 15, 2011

Clearwire’s offices in Milton were evacuated this morning around 10 a.m. while Santa Rosa County deputies searched the building after what rumor says was a bomb threat.…