Buzz: Studers have contract to buy other Penko building

February 3, 2012

We are hearing that the Studers have entered into a contract to buy the other Penko building on the northeast corner of Palafox and Main streets—-next to Jackson’s. It’s another step in the revitalization of downtown…


Buzz: United Way employee offered equestrian job

January 26, 2012

Pam Mauldwin, Volunteer/Social Media Coordinator for United Way of Escambia County, has been offered and, I believe, accepted the manager position at the Escambia County Equestrian Center.…


Buzz: Romney coming to Pensacola

January 25, 2012

I’ve been able to confirm through two independent sources that former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney will visit Pensacola on Saturday morning. No word on where he will hold his rally, but I suspect it will be…

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Buzz: Gibbs didn’t get horse job

January 25, 2012

We’re hearing that Forrest Gibbs, the Commission Wilson Robertson supporter that is suing the three commissioners over his losing a job at the county’s equestrian center, will not get be hired back by the county. Only…


Buzz: O’Sullivan Creel merges with Alabama firms

January 10, 2012

O’Sullivan Creel announced this morning that it is merging with CPA firms from Montgomery (Wilson, Price, Barranco, Blankenship & Billingsley) and Birmingham, Alabama (Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino). More later.…


Buzz: Business Challenge has overflow crowd

December 15, 2011

The Studer Business Challenge had booked the DIB meeting room for its orientation meeting tonight. By 5:15, the room was so packed that they moved the entire meeting into the big hallway on the first floor…


Buzz: Studers to make big announcement

December 6, 2011

The word I received late yesterday is the Quint and Rishy Studer will be making a big announcement today that will further increase their investment in this community and add to the momentum of the recent…


Buzz: Did 2009 land deal sink Bob Cole?

December 1, 2011

Yesterday’s FBI raid on the home and business of Bob Cole may be tied to a suspicious 2009 land deal. As a Santa Rosa County Commissioner, Cole was instrumental in helping Lifeguard Ambulance Service land a…

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Buzz: Raid on Bob Cole tied to land deals

November 30, 2011

We’re hearing that feds’ raids on Santa Rosa County Commissioner Bob Cole’s home and business are tied to questionable land deals the IN reported on in 2009 (Santa Rosa in The Dark). The State Attorney’s Office…