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‘Awake the State’ rally today across Florida, including Pensacola

‘Awake the State’ rally today across Florida, including Pensacola

Today communities across Florida will rally in support of issues important to working families an to remind Florida’s elected leaders in Tallashasee that they are watching them. Tuesday marks the opening of the 2014 Florida Legislative Session. The events have grown from a handful in 2011 to [...]

News story #2: Failure to Serve

News story #2: Failure to Serve

At September Escambia County Commission meeting, a half-dozen disabled citizens and bus drivers appeared before the commissioners to speak against the extension of the ADA contract with Pensacola Bay Transportation (PBT), the Mobile, Ala.-based company that has handled since 2001 transportation for [...]

Petition drive against Dollar General now has over 680 signatures

Petition drive against Dollar General now has over 680 signatures

This grassroots effort continues to gain momentum. A petition has been set up on change.org and it has 686 signatures has of 7 a.m. this morning. The text of the petition: Dollar General wants to build a 9,000 SQF retail store at the intersection of Spanish Trail and Summit. This [...]

Homeowners will be at Vickery Center tonight to talk with Mayor about Dollar General issue

Homeowners will be at Vickery Center tonight to talk with Mayor about Dollar General issue

This email has been circulated by homeowner associations in the Cordova Park area: To all our Homeowners, Two residents brought to my attention that East Hill Baptist Church (at Summit and Spanish Trail) has negotiated a contract to sell an outparcel of their property to Dollar General for [...]

No Dollar General Update: Spanish Trail residents claim the zoning change request was not posted clearly

No Dollar General Update: Spanish Trail residents claim the zoning change request was not posted clearly

Over the weekend Pensacola City Council received emails from citizens in the neighborhoods surrounding the intersection of Summit Boulevard and Spanish Trail, where the city planning board approved to change the zoning for a parcel owned by East Hill Baptist Church from residential to commercial. [...]

Neighbors protest dollar store coming to Summit Blvd

Neighbors protest dollar store coming to Summit Blvd

We are getting several emails regarding a dollar store (not sure which brand - Dollar General, Family Dollar, Dollar Tree or just Dollar Dollar) being allowed by the city of Pensacola to be built on the corner of Summit Boulevard and Spanish Trail. The city planning board on Monday did approve [...]

Sheriff Morgan speaks out against expansion of gambling

Sheriff Morgan speaks out against expansion of gambling

Sheriff David Morgan warns that expansion of gambling in Florida is a “crapshoot at best.” In an interview with the Independent News, the sheriff said, “One only has to look to Las Vegas, Nev. and Atlantic City, NJ, to see that the expected panaceas of fiscal stability and work for all [...]

‘Panhandle Speaks’ town hall coming Saturday, Sept. 14

‘Panhandle Speaks’ town hall coming Saturday, Sept. 14

The Democratic Black Caucus of Florida, ACLU of Florida and Florida Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials are launching a series of town hall meetings, "Florida Speaks Tour." The first will be held in Pensacola on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at Bethel AME Church. The meetings are [...]

County animal shelter mistakenly kills family pet

Facebook and the web were lit up this weekend over the story of a family pet being killed at the Escambia County Animal Shelter due to a clerical error. On August 29, a three-year-old Labrador retriever mix named Cowgirl was mistakenly euthanized by the shelter just hours before her owners were [...]

Coalition asks DOJ to reopen investigation of Escambia County Sheriff’s Office

Coalition asks DOJ to reopen investigation of Escambia County Sheriff’s Office

The newly-formed Coalition for Justice of Northwest Florida sent a letter on Monday, Aug. 18, to the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice requesting the agency reopen its investigation of the Escambia County Sheriff's Office. The group's chairman, Gerri Bell, cited the July [...]

The Endless List of BP Crimes (VIDEO)

Last weekend, I did an interview for Ring of Fire on the BP spin machine. The corporate-controlled media has let BP off the hook, not just for their crimes in the Gulf of Mexico, but for their crimes all over the country. But we aren’t willing to give the company a free pass for killing [...]

Watch Sheriff David Morgan’s speech to downtown Rotary, the one about swallowing a turd

This speech that the daily newspaper reported, the one about shallowing a turd.

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