‘Escambia County’ Archives
715 people have completed in the past 7 days this survey by the Better Pensacola Forum and Mason-Dixon. Check it out - here.
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced $1 billion in funding across the nation including $3,344,620 for the Escambia County Sheriff's Office to hire 20 deputies. Under the COPS Hiring Recovery Program, the ESCO will be required to maintain the positions in their own budget for an [...]
Press release: The National Naval Aviation Museum will acquire a new aircraft to add to its collection with the delivery of an SH-60B Seahawk, the third example of this helicopter transferred to the Museum, but the first of its type to be displayed in Pensacola. Rear Admiral Gary Jones, [...]
Press release: In celebration of the 450th anniversary of de Luna founding the first Spanish settlement, the Fiesta of Five Flags Association and Celebrate Pensacola are hosting the unveiling and dedication of the memorial monument on Thursday, August 13 at 5:15 p.m. in Plaza de Luna at Palafox [...]
Henry "Cab" Tice has been mentioned as a person of interest in the murder investigation of the murders of Byrd "Bud" and Melanie Billings. Sources have told us that the authorities are focusing on whether Tice paid Patrick Gonzalez, Jr. to kill the Billings during a home invasion on July 9. In [...]
The Escambia County Commission and the County Attorney received this email last week from Joe Maddox: People, As usual, I expect this to fall on deaf ears, but someone better step up to the plate. Please take time to read this. I am no attorney nor am I the sharpest knife in the drawer, but [...]
My reports on the ninja bank robbers have been picked up by The Daily Beast: Over the past two years, there have been at least two ninja-related bank robberies around Pensacola, a region just south of the Alabama border where sushi restaurants are still considered exotic. Read more.
Press release Pensacola, Fla.-The Roads, Recreation, Utilities, Special Districts, and Authorities Sub-Committee of the Escambia County Consolidated Government Study Commission will meet Thursday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Actigraph, LLC, 15 W. Main St, Pensacola. The 25-member Commission was [...]
I got this press release on Saturday. Does anybody know what this is about? Saturday, July 25, 2008 Today, the Grievance Committee of the Republican Party of Florida was convened in Kissimmee, Florida to hear grievances filed against three (3) current members of the Escambia County [...]
Press release The Florida TaxWatch Center for Local Government Studies has released the results of a second analysis of Escambia County government. The study, which was requested and funded by the Escambia County Taxpayers Association, identifies a number of ways that County government could be [...]
We found the State of Florida Uniform Commercial Code Financing Statement between Hispanic-American Auto Sales/Henry Tice and Worldco Financial Services. It is for all the vehicle inventory, parts and accessories, etc at Hispanic-American Auto Sales. Read
There was another bank robbery involving someone dress in Ninja grab. In November 2007, the SunTrust Bank on Hoffman Drive in Gulf Breeze was robbed. Description of robber: White male, approximately 5 foot 8 inches tall, weighing around 160 pounds, dressed in a black hooded sweatshirt, black [...]
The Buzz in and out of the county courthouse and around dinner tables and bars is-- who are my sources on the Billings case? I'm not telling...but let me say this. I have lived here for nearly 30 years, the last 10 publishing a newspaper that built its reputation on being fearless and aggressive [...]
IN reporter Sean Boone interviewed the "friends" on the Facebook page of suspected killer of Byrd and Melanie Billings, Patrick Gonzalez, Jr. Read "The Face of a Suspected Killer."