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Obituary: Molly McGuire Martin

August 18, 2014

Molly McGuire Martin, October 31, 1936 – August 15, 2014, 77 years old of Stamping Ground, Kentucky, was born to two hardworking, humble parents – Ralph Lee Parker and Edith Clare Wright-Parker. Molly was the fourth…

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Unofficial Early Statistics for Escambia

August 18, 2014

    From the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office: Date SOE Ofc Main Library Genealogy Fair- grounds South West Extension Molino Total 16-Aug 63 52 196 50 147 86 39 633 17-Aug 16 8 50…

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Annual Fenner ride set for Oct. 18

August 15, 2014

More than 400 cyclists from around the region are expected to participate in the West Florida Wheelmen Cycling Club’s Annual Fenner Ride in Milton, Florida, on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 8 a.m. The Century ride is…

Business

Unemployment rate holds steady in Florida

August 15, 2014

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s jobless mark continued its steady run through 2014, holding at 6.2 percent from June to July, the state Department of Economic Opportunity announced Friday. The numbers indicate…

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Internet trolls attack daughter of Robin Williams

August 15, 2014

Zelda Williams shared her thoughts and emotions about her recently-deceased father, Robin Williams, on Twitter. Forbes reported that the tweets were “little more than a quotation and a brief message to her father.” She was almost…

Business

PNJ publisher leaving town, too

August 14, 2014

The PNJ is reporting that its publisher, Terry Horne, announced he will be leaving Pensacola to become West Group Regional President for Gannett. No known connection to Castille also leaving the city of Pensacola. Maybe Horne…

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Resignation letter from Pensacola City Administrator

August 14, 2014

Colleen Castille’s resignation is not unexpected. Her contract with the mayor was for one year. Her two-page resignation letter highlights the accomplishments of Team Hayward during her year of service. $7 million grant to develop and…

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Castille resigns as city administrator

August 14, 2014

Coleen Castille has resigned as Pensacola’s city administrator, effective Sept. 3. City CFO Dick Barker will be the interim administrator. Communications Administrator Tamara Fountain has been promoted to Chief Operations Officer. Eric Olson will be the…