More candidates qualify [podcast]

June 22, 2016

The following new candidates qualified yesterday for office in the 2016 election: Congress: James Zumwalt, Republican State Senate: Doug Baldwin Republican, Mike Hill Republican Sheriff: Douglas DeWayne Baldwin, Sr., Republican County Commissioner, District 1: Audra Carter,…


Buzz: Rubio will announce U.S. Senate run today

June 22, 2016

The Washington Post is reporting that Marco Rubio will announce that he is running for his U.S. Senate. The latest polls show he immediately becomes the favorite in the race. POLL: RUBIO COULD BE IN ‘DRIVER’S…


Evers and his AR 15 giveaway create uproar

June 21, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Barely a week after the worst mass shooting in the nation’s history, state Sen. Greg Evers — running in a hotly contested Republican primary for a Panhandle congressional…


Poll: Clinton opens lead in Florida

June 21, 2016

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Getting a boost from independent voters and adding to her advantage among women, Democrat Hillary Clinton has opened an 8-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in Florida’s critical…


WSRE wins Telly awards

June 21, 2016

WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, has received bronze Telly Awards for production of two “In Your Own Backyard” episodes: “Pensacon,” produced and directed by James Roy, and “Undersea Northwest Florida,” produced and directed by Ted…


Qualified candidates as of June 20

June 21, 2016

Here is the list of candidates that qualified yesterday, including former boxer Smoke Gainer of ECUA District 3. The deadline to qualify is noon, Friday, June 24. U.S. House of Representatives: Bydlak, Rebekah Johansen (REP) Dosev,…

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Maygarden and Sheppard to head SCI board

June 20, 2016

Jerry Maygarden, former Pensacola mayor and Florida House Majority Leader, has been elected chairman of the board for the Studer Community Institute. The board chairman supports the work of SCI and provides governance leadership and strategic…