Mayor nominates Flynn for Pensacola airport director

June 20, 2016

Pensacola Council President Charles Bare has called a special meeting for 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 27 for the City Council to approve Mayor Hayward’s appointment of Dan Flynn as the airport director. Flynn has served as…


Evers announces AR-15 rifle giveaway

June 20, 2016

On Father’s Day, U.S. Congressional Candidate Greg Evers announced a Facebook contest to award a custom-built AR-15 rifle to one randomly chosen resident of the 1st Congressional District who has liked and shared his Greg Evers…


Jolly exits Senate race, will battle Crist

June 18, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Another political domino fell Friday as Republicans wait to see if U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will run for re-election. U.S. Rep. David Jolly, a Pinellas County Republican, announced…


Buzz: Jolly tells CNN Rubio is running

June 17, 2016

This morning on CNN’s “New Day,” Congressman David Jolly said that Marco Rubio will be getting into the U.S. Senate race. Jolly plans to tell his constituents at noon whether he’ll stay in the Senate race…

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Orlando shooting leads to more gun sales

June 17, 2016

Gun sales have dramatically increased in Florida in the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left 49 people dead and dozens wounded. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement ran 9,854 background checks…


Backroom Briefing: Pam Bondi vs. Anderson Cooper

June 16, 2016

Weekly political notes from The News Service of Florida By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Making the rounds to friendly media outlets, Attorney General Pam Bondi spent two days this week decrying an interview…