News

Another homicide

December 10, 2010

Press Release: A man was shot and killed around 11:30 pm Thursday, December 8, near the intersection of Tower Terrace and Tower Road. Deputies responded to the Kangaroo Convenience Store, located at 7950 Pensacola Blvd. for…

News

Day 3: Nodine murder trial

December 10, 2010

Cpl. Daniel Steelman of Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office testified yesterday at the murder trial of former Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine for the May 9 death of his girlfriend Angel Downs. Steelman said Nodine, who cried…

Politics

MPDP: “Betrayal and Disappointment”

December 10, 2010

The one person that has been consistently mentioned in both the Request for Qualification and Request for Proposal is Cynthia Griffith, Saxet Realty. Her role per the RFQ was in charge of Commercial Retail and Restaurant…

Politics

Another problem for MPDP, Davison

December 10, 2010

The development agreement between CMPA and MPDP has an assignment clause: “Article XVIII, Section 18.01 Assignments. The Developer shall have not have the right to assign its rights and obligations under this Agreement or related management…

Buzz

Buzz: Heaton/MPDP offers pass-through deal?

December 10, 2010

George Hawthorne, who drafted the EBO agreement for the MPDP/CMPA, will report to the Community Maritime Park Associates board today that he and Greg Green, the subcontractor in PNJ article today and of whom I wrote…

State & National News

Tax-Cut Deal Price Tag: $868 Billion

December 10, 2010

Wall Street Journal: The numbers are in on Obama’s tax-cut compromise with the GOP, and they’re not pretty. Senate leaders began debating the measure Thursday night, and unveiled the plan’s estimated cost while they were at…

News

I was fooled, too, by Davison

December 9, 2010

I was fooled by Scott Davison. I believe in the Community Maritime Park project. I believe in the Contractor’s Academy. On a Saturday morning over three years ago, I spent four hours with Davison at Crema,…

State & National News

TaxWatch finds $4B in savings

December 9, 2010

Press Release: A prominent group comprised of current and former government officials, business leaders, organizational experts, and renowned academics have released a report of 125 ideas worth more than $4 billion in cost-savings in the coming…

News

Nodine trial continues

December 9, 2010

On Wednesday, the murder of former Mobile County Commissioner and 2009 Mullet Toss champion Steve Nodine resumed. Jurors heard about a 2009 incident when a drunk Nodine caused a scene at the home of the murder…

Politics

Davison surprised by Buckley comments

December 9, 2010

PNJ reports MPDP VP Scott Davison gave it a letter from Michael Buckley of Halcyon, LTD that Davison says gave him permission to include Buckley on the Land Capital development team. According to the PNJ, the…

News

Judge Collier not surprised about Davison

December 9, 2010

When he heard that Scott Davison may have misrepresented someone as part of his development team in order to qualify to be the master developer of the Community Maritime Park, Judge Lacey Collier was blunt, “I’m…