The salary for Pensacola mayor is too low, $100,000. The Pensacola City Council should have a discussion about raising the salary to a level comparable with the county's constitutional officers, such as the clerk of court, property appraiser and tax collector (Constitutionalsalariesfinal13), [...]
Charlie Crist will be in the Pensacola area this weekend. Fred Levin is hosting a big fundraiser for him, and he will be tour area churches on Sunday.
Press Release: ECUA Board member Lois Benson endorses Doug Underhill, says Underhill “will be a partner that will fight for District 2” Today, Emerald Coast Utilities Authority District 2 Board member Lois Benson announced that she is endorsing Republican Doug Underhill in the race for [...]
Basketball star Michelle Snow stopped by the Inweekly offices today with Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May. She graduated from Pensacola High in 1998 and played AAU ball against my oldest daughter Cat. Her PHS team won the state championship and Michelle was named "Miss Basketball" in 1998. [...]
Last week WEAR TV reported Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward was recommending no increase in the property tax millage rate in the city, according to what the mayor's office had told their reporters. Read More at: [...]
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans revived yesterday a lawsuit in which participants in four BP Plc employee retirement savings plans claimed they were deceived into buying and holding BP stock before and after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. In an unanimous decision, the [...]
A Citrus County School District employee was apparently caught red-handed on camera as she and another woman tried to steal with a stranger’s beach gear, including a canopy, school officials confirmed to the Citrus County Chronicle yesterday. That stranger had a camera and posted the part on [...]
Mark R. Trouville, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Miami Field Division (MFD), announced yesterday that Dr. Michael Windley, a veterinarian at the Companion Animal Clinic, 470 Highway 29 South, Cantonment, Florida was arrested on state drug charges consisting of four [...]
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court saying that the British oil giant had to pay business claims tied to the 2010 BP oil disaster, BP has closed its internal oil spill claims program. That program was the means for the more than 10,000 claimants who opted out of the BP’s settlement agreement or [...]
The daily newspaper reports today that Escambia County allowed a man arrested for using his county cell phone to solicit sex from a minor to come back to work while he awaits trial. Only after PNJ reporter Kevin Robinson brought the matter to the attention to County Administrator Jack Brown was [...]
FYI - Dr. Jeff Moore, head of the Robert E. Mitchell Center for Repatriated Prisoner of War Studies aboard NAS Pensacola, was interviewed this morning by Julie Hirschfeld Davis of the NY Times about Bowe Bergdahl. He will be interviewed by Anderson Cooper tonight via Skype.
The U.S. Supreme Court today refused to halt BP's payments of claims stemming from 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. In a one-sentence order issued today, the justices said they wouldn’t put a hold on lower court rulings that require the oil company to begin making the payments, part of a $9.2 [...]