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Rumors hurt restaurants

February 2, 2009

During the Christmas holidays, there was a sort of “dead pool” being done as people tried to predict which restaurants would close by Dec. 31, 2008. Three restaurants often mentioned, but still very much open, were…

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Gulf Breeze UFO Hoax

February 2, 2009

The PNJ reports that the History Channel’s “UFO Hunters” will be in Gulf Breeze within the next two weeks to film an episode about the “area’s reputation of being a hotbed for sightings of unidentified flying…

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Pace ministers rally against lawsuit

February 2, 2009

Area ministers will a rally today at the Pace Assembly of God Church to respond to the recent lawsuit the American Civil Liberties Union filed against the Santa Rosa County School District. The PNJ reports: “Pace…

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Who ran Jail Infirmary?

January 30, 2009

Prison Health Services, Inc. was hired to run the Escambia County Jail infirmary by then jail director Dennis Williams in 2001. They were replaced by Armor Correctional Health Services in 2006 after Prison Health Services lost…

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Here are two Complaints filed with DOJ

January 29, 2009

IN has obtained copies of the two complaints filed with the Department of Justice by the ACLU and Movement for Change against the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office while Ron McNesby was the sheriff. We can not…

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McNesby Administration under investigation

January 29, 2009

The Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division is investigating the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff David Morgan received notification the week after he was sworn in. In a letter from Grace Chung Becker, Acting Assistant Attorney…

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Sam Hall wanted to opt out last year

January 29, 2009

Of Florida Retirement System, that is – start at the bottom and read up ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Cheryl Jackson Date: Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 10:42 AM Subject: RE: City Council retirement To: Sam…

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No decision on CMP master developer

January 29, 2009

By IN reporter Sean Boone To be, or not to be. That is the question for the current plan for the Community Maritime Park, which City Council members, alongside the Community Maritime Park Associates, reviewed at…

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Council member opts out of pension

January 29, 2009

On the most surprising discovery last year when the IN was reviewing the City of Pensacola pension and retirement system was that the Pensacola City Council were included in the city’s retirement plan and the taxpayers…

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Another phony cop

January 28, 2009

ECSO press release: A woman in the area of Brent Lane and I-110 was assaulted by a man impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer last evening at around midnight. The woman described the suspect as a white…

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County to pays $966,900 to Orlando firm

January 27, 2009

In 2007, the Escambia County Commission awarded the Orlando firm MSCW, Inc a contract for $516,900 to draft Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR) amendments to the county’s comprehensive plan. In November 2008, the Escambia County Commission…

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Hockey may return to Pensacola

January 27, 2009

Jim Combs, commissioner of the Southern Professional Hockey League, says his league will expand next season. The Knoxville News reported that Combs has met with groups representing Augusta, Ga., and Pensacola, Fla. about joining the SPHL.…