DeeDee Ritchie has yet to announce whether she's running for House District 3. However, she was heavily courted in Tallahassee yesterday when she attended Charlie Crist's inauguration (sitting on the fifth row, no less). My sources say several lobbyists promised nice campaign contributions. Earlier [...]
Touart has hastily called a "Calendar" meeting tomorrow at 9 a.m. for the county commissioners to discuss their upcoming meeting schedule.....The Buzz around the county office complex is Touart and the commissioners want to discuss the ECUA financial plan in a smaller meeting that few from the [...]
The Pensacola City Council voted unanimously to have staff draft interlocal agreements for the CRA & City with the ECUA on the financing of the relocation of the Main Street Sewage Treatment plant. It doesn't mean this is a slam dunk, but it's a positive move. The council would like the proposal [...]
Freedom buys Milton newspaper Freedom Communications, which owns the Northwest Florida Daily News in Fort Walton Beach, has bought four nondaily newspapers in Northwest Florida, including the Santa Rosa Press Gazette in Milton. The transaction was announced Tuesday. "These are fine [...]
Congressman Miller called from the Atlanta airport to say that it wasn't him that sworn in Charles Bronson -- the Hon. Jeff Miller mentioned in news releases we received is a Circuit Judge for Osceola County. We still think our Jeff Miller would make a good a Commissioner of Agriculture.
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE WORKSHOP HAGLER MASON CONFERENCE ROOM SECOND FLOOR, MEZZANINE LEVEL, CITY HALL 3 p.m.
Escambia County was dealt a big financial blow when Circuit Judge Jere Tolton ruled on Dec. 27 that convicted, former county commissioner W.D. Childers won’t have to reimburse the county for the $1 million it lost on the resale of the Escambia County Soccer Complex. Childers is serving time in [...]
Our U.S. Rep Jeff Miller administered the oath of office to Charles Bronson's Commissioner of Agriculture yesterday. Could it be Miller is in line for Bronson's job? Bronson got the post by first being appointed to office by then-Gov. Jeb Bush which gave him the upper-hand in the next [...]
The Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to AppRiver, LLC has been selected as the January Small Business of the Month. “We started with two guys and a spam trap,” quipped co-founders Michael Murdoch and Joel Smith when asked about their 2002 start-up company, AppRiver, [...]
Thoughts for 2007 Politics is about your values. Stand up for what’s right. Respect the truth. Respect loyalty. Think about things. Don’t “develop ‘til you die“. Don’t be a “hanger-on”, do something. Have respect for others. Trust your own counsel. Live more [...]
COUNTERPOINT TO JOHN EDWARDS’ POSITION FOR US WITHDRAWAL FROM IRAQ John Edwards supports a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Iraq. John Cox disagrees. John Edwards has joined Dianne Feinstein and. Senator Carl Levin (D-Michigan), the next chairman of the Senate Armed Services [...]
Regina Sakalarios-Rogers, English and Foreign Languages, had her story, “Pillaged,” published by “Toasted Cheese” online, a highly ranked online literary publication. The story was also recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize, which is the most honored literary project in America. John [...]