SaintPetersBlog.com is reporting that Jack Nobles, a former longtime Pensacola city councilman, has become the first candidate to officially file to run in the special election for House District 2. Nobles turned in his paperwork in person this afternoon to the Florida Division of Elections. The [...]
A letter from George Scarborough: Dear Friends, Family and Neighbors, I am passionate about improving the quality of life for my hometown and all of Northwest Florida. That's why I have been honored by the encouragement from friends across Florida about running for Clay Ford's seat in the [...]
The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David Stafford has set up a page on his website devoted to the special election - here. Santa Rosa County? Uh, uh, uh. Nothing. Somebody to needs to fire up the Kaypro for any changes to second worst website in the area. But first the programmer needs [...]
There will soon be a new boat on the local waterways—the Pensacola Fire Department’s Fire Boat One. The department, along with Mayor Ashton Hayward and the Pensacola City Council, will host a christening ceremony for the vessel tomorrow morning. Fire Boat One—which will be used to fight [...]
We're hearing that political strategist Scott Miller announced to the Republican Club of Santa Rosa County that he is running for Florida House District 2 seat. Miller is the owner of Open Market Research and handled the unsuccessful 2012 campaigns of John Powell (Escambia County Sheriff), Jesse [...]
Well, it's happening. Commissioners Gene Valentino and Wilson Robertson are proposing this morning that George Touart be named the new county administrator and the county halt its search for a new administrator. More later when Jeremy returns from the meeting.
Press Release: Governor Rick Scott announced the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) job growth rate increased by 2.3 percent in February 2013. The Pensacola MSA’s rate of job growth exceeded that of the state which grew by 1.9 percent in the same period. The Pensacola [...]
This race could be more interesting than I originally thought. Gray has named former Pensacola City Councilman Dan Kopack, CPA.
There has been a schedule change for next week’s regular meeting of the Escambia County Commission. Originally scheduled for Thursday, the meeting has been moved up to Tuesday, April 2. Public forum will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the regular meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. in commission chambers [...]
The Molino Branch of the West Florida Public Library will open April 1. The public is invited to attend an opening-day reception. Located on Highway 95A, the branch will serve Molino residents, as well as surrounding communities. It will be open 52 hours each week. The facility will be open from [...]
SaintPetersblog.com is reporting that Morning Joe co-host and former congressman Joe Scarborough mingled with a few House leaders at the Capitol Wednesday, including House Speaker Will Weatherford. In tow: his brother George Scarborough, a Pensacola consultant mulling a run for the Panhandle [...]
Life long Pensacola native, former City Council member and local business leader John W. (Jack) Nobles today issued the following statement announcing his intent to run for the District 2 seat in the Florida House of Representatives. Nobles will officially file once the Governor sets the dates for [...]