Pensacola City Council voted 5-4 to not allow the property owners decide whether they wanted to be included in the Downtown Improvement District. For the vote: Mayor John Fogg, Jewel Cannada-Wynn, J.D. Smith and Mike Wiggins Against the vote: Mike DeSorbo, Marty Donovan, John Jerralds, [...]
Cover story: According to Doyle - interview w/PNJ publisher Kevin Doyle News Story The Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board reports that 280 new, private-sector jobs were created during the past year. Father Knows Best It’s a few hours before the Rev. Nathan Monk’s ministry-turned-rock [...]
The Pensacola Downtown Improvement Association held its annual meeting this morning at Heritage Hall. Two downtown businesses had their 50th Anniversary this year: Sam Marshall Architects, Jewelers Trade Shop. Golden Bricks - for stellar renovations - Stillwaters Spa, Emmanuel Sheppard Condon [...]
From IN Editor Duwayne Escobedo: The Escambia County School District recognized supporters of the 10-year extension of the 1/2-cent sales tax for school construction projects at a luncheon Thursday at the Pensacola Yacht Club. Voters overwhelmingly passed the measure in the September primary [...]
Winners & Losers: You So Pensacola If.... Interview: David Stafford, Escambia Co. Supervisor of Elections Loaded Gun: Michael Wardlaw, Pensacola Director - Northwest Florida Ballet Rick's Rant: Boiling Point Listen on WUWF TV - Cox Ch. 4 - Friday, 7 a.m. WUWF 88.1 FM - Digital [...]
We got this letter yesterday in the mail. It's from the Accounts Payable, Payroll and Treasury Dept. employees of the Clerk of Court. They're upset about not being moved into the new building and are stuck in the poorly maintained old courthouse. They feel that they are victims of the [...]
Got this letter today from Sheriff Ron McNesby. Looks like there are no hard feelings. All I have to do is send the Florida Sheriffs Association $50. Then we'll be buds. Should I do it? McNesby letter ...
From Meet the Press. March 16, 2003 VICE PRES. CHENEY: Now, I think things have gotten so bad inside Iraq from the standpoint of the Iraqi people, my belief is, we will, in fact, be greeted as liberators. TIM RUSSERT: If your analysis is not correct, and we’re not treated as liberators, but [...]
The last settlement checks from the ConocoPhillips lawsuit are being mailed today - $11.5 million. 7,437 plaintiffs should be getting checks in the next few days. If you got a Conoco check the first time, then you will get one this time, too. It will be about 20% of the first check.
From Pelican General Manager T. Nunnari: Pelican Park/ UWF capacity: 2,500 2006 average Attendance: 1,670 (67% occupancy) Weekend Average: 2,230 (90% occupancy) 2006 Largest Crowd: August 26 – 4,209; July 4 – 3,326 (extra seating added on Left Field)
Pensacola attorney Mike Papantonio did well on Good Morning America this morning. He was part of an segment on the documentary Jesus Camp. He was joined by camp director Becky Fischer. Becky took the stance that the kids weren't being manipulated. They were just passionate for their faith when [...]