News

DUI cases could have problems

May 12, 2011

The Intoxilyzer 8000 breath-test machine, the state’s only approved breathlyzer machine, is under attack by defense lawyers in Southwest Florida who asked the company to release the computer code on the machine, reports the Herald-Tribune. CMI,…

Caring

Farewell message from Farage to RMH supporters

May 12, 2011

The Ronald McDonald House Continues to Inspire Me Dear Ronald McDonald House Donors, Volunteers, Supporters & Friends, Wow!  What an amazing whirlwind the last ten years has been.  With your help and support, we’ve done great things…

Caring

Sponsors sought for ‘Stetsons and Stilettos’ Ball

May 12, 2011

“Stetsons and Stilettos” –the popular Cattle Barons fundraiser of the American Cancer Society, is Friday, July 20 at New World Landing in downtown Pensacola. Laura S. Kaiser, president and chief executive officer of Sacred Heart Health…

Pensacola

PPD statement on arrest of 10 year old

May 12, 2011

Press Release: A 10-year-old girl who claimed last month that a Spencer Bibbs Elementary School music teacher molested her has been charged with filing a false police report. The girl was arrested on the charge, which…

News

Alabama nuclear reactor has problem

May 12, 2011

CBS NEWS reports: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued a rare red finding against the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Browns Ferry nuclear power plant near Athens, Ala. Why? A valve on a residual heat removal system became…

Politics

Gaetz family knows best

May 12, 2011

Okaloosa County officials are upset with both Sen. Don Gaetz and his son, Rep. Matt Gaetz, according to the Daily News. As reporter Tom McLaughlin wrote, “This year the county’s state lawmakers appeared unusually adept at…

News

Strike Force Agency on Deluna Fest

May 12, 2011

I interviewed Erin O’Brien, Managing Director of Strike Force Agency, which is recruiting brand clients for the festival and handling the national marketing of DeLuna Fest. Strike Force has worked with South-by-Southwest (Austin, Tex.), Valley Music…

Pensacola

The time is now for Pensacola

May 11, 2011

In February 2003, City staff presented to the Pensacola City Council a reported titled “Profile of Pensacola: Demographic, Housing and Economic Characteristics.” The City Council was John R. Fogg, Mayor; Owen W. Eubanks City Council District…

Education

All charges against Spencer Bibbs teacher dismissed

May 11, 2011

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that his office will dismiss all charges against Kenneth Campbell, a music teacher at Spencer Bibbs Elementary School, for sexual misconduct with a student. The investigation by Pensacola Police Department…

Business

Publix changes coupon policy

May 11, 2011

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that Publix is changing the rules for coupons, effective May 23. Publix stores will no longer accept coupons from drugstores such as CVS and Walgreens for anything other than prescriptions. Competitors’…