Politics

More on Hizer

July 19, 2010

From the Chamber: “On behalf of the Board and Search Committee of the PBACOC, I am excited to announce that we have hired one of the top Chamber executives in the country to be our new…

Politics

Pensacola Chamber gets new president

July 19, 2010

Today, the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will announce Jim Hizer from Bowling Green, Ky has its new president and CEO. Here is his bio from Kentucky Transpark, where Hizer served as President: Since his…

News

Voices from Gulf speak out around the nation

July 19, 2010

From Ann Costello, who traveled with this group of “ordinary Gulf Coast people (business owners, waitresses, fishermen, etc,) who answered an e-mail from Repower America and ended up flying to DC to talk to senators about…

News Politics

Santa Rosa Young Professionals Forum set for July 27

July 19, 2010

Press Release: Santa Rosa Young Professionals (SRYP) strive to help all citizens get informed this campaign season by hosting a political forum and publishing a county-wide 2010 voter’s guide. The political forum, co-sponsored by the Santa…

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Escambia has new GOP state committee member

July 19, 2010

Press Release: Escambia County’s Republican Party announced that Kevin Brown was elected as State Committeeman by unanimous consent of the Escambia County Republican Executive Committee on Monday, July 12, 2010. Local GOP Chairman Susan Moore commented,…

Pensacola

How does Nobles/Donovan petition stop the stadium?

July 19, 2010

That is the question I would like answered. The petition is on the Pensacola City Council vote approving the Design-Build contract with Magi Construction, which is serving as the general contractor for Maritime Park Development Partners…

BP Disaster

New business suffer in BP claims process

July 19, 2010

New businesses are having trouble with their claims with BP. The lack of operating history is difficult to overcome with the adjusters. Mobile Press Register: “We have put a claim in with BP; they offered us…

Escambia County News Politics

Candidate Forum, July 20

July 19, 2010

Press Release: July 2010 Candidate Forums Pensacola, Fla. — The Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of candidate forums in July 2010 to be moderated by Rick Outzen. The next candidate forum…

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More details on Morris kick-back scandal

July 19, 2010

Daily News reports: Attorneys for Michael Coup, Sandra Norris and David Yacks, Okaloosa County deputies and officials accused in bonus kickback scheme concocted by jailed former Sheriff Charlie Morris, will be asking a jury why those…

BP Disaster

T. Allen: BP will continue testing

July 19, 2010

Statement by National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen: “Yesterday I sent BP a letter stating that there were a number of unanswered questions about the monitoring systems they committed to as a condition of the US…

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Panama City may build baseball park

July 19, 2010

Panama City beat Pensacola out in getting Southwest Airlines. Now the city is looking to build a ballpark and has reached out to the ownership of Huntsville Stars (Class AA; Southern League). Imagine a city actually…

BP Disaster

BP update: The Whale can’t be used

July 19, 2010

In case, you missed it. The super-skimmer called “The Whale” was too big to be used to clean up the Gulf. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

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Rubio Confident Going Ahead

July 16, 2010

Earlier today I talked with Alex Burgos, the campaign spokesman for U.S. Senate Republican candidate Marco Rubio, who informed me that the camp had not only picked up significant campaign contributions for the second quarter of…