News

Arrest records of drive-by suspects

December 16, 2010

Quamain Tyjuan Williams, 18 5/5/2010 Battery-Touch Or Strike: Nolle Prosequi 10/9/2010 Disorderly Conduct: Open Brandon Lashawn Holliman, 19 4/26/2009 Possess Of Weapon-Firearm Unlawfully By Minor: Pled Nolo Or Guilty; Possession Of Weapon Or Ammo By Fla…

News

Drive-by suspects arrested

December 16, 2010

Press Release: Three people are in jail today after an early morning shooting leaves one man injured. At around 12:09 am this morning, deputies responded to the 1300 block of North T Street for a reported…

Politics

Poverty still plagues Escambia County

December 16, 2010

A new U.S. Census Bureau’s 5-year American Community Survey released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau shows 23.7 percent of children under age 18 in Escambia County live below the poverty level. Living Below Poverty…

State & National News

Feinberg admits transparency issue

December 16, 2010

ProPublica: Ken Feinberg, head of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility that is handling the BP claims process, has admitted his process is plagued with opaque decision-making and poor communications and promised to make several changes: 1.…

State & National News

Fox News boss’s not so fair & balanced email

December 16, 2010

Media Matters reports that Fox News Washington managing editor Bill Sammon sent an email to his reporters last December questioning the “veracity of climate change data” and ordering the network’s journalists to “refrain from asserting that…

News

Nodine Trial: Defense pushes suicide theory

December 16, 2010

The former Mobile County commissioner Steve Nodine’s attorneys opened their defense by depicting Angel Downs, his girlfriend whom Nodine is charged with murdering, as a woman with reasons to kill herself. But before the prosecution rested,…

Buzz

Buzz:Gangs, gangs, gangs

December 16, 2010

It’s truly amazing that the daily newspaper can write about the homicides in Escambia County and not mention gangs in the article. My sources say the national gangs are moving into the area and supporting the…

News

Rising Star Nominations

December 16, 2010

We need your help in identifying the 2011 Rising Stars — those under 35 adults that are truly making a difference in the community and who you believe are destined to build a better Pensacola. Requirements:…

Politics

Locals on Race To The Top committees

December 16, 2010

Florida Department of Education announced yesterday that members for seven of the eight Race to the Top implementation committees. Three are from the Escambia School District, including Superintendent Malcolm Thomas. One is from Santa Rosa County.…

Politics

Sheriff’s Office to Host Community Meeting

December 15, 2010

Press Release: In an effort to address community concerns and strengthen law enforcement and community relationships, Sheriff David Morgan will host a community meeting with Ellison Bennett, president of the local chapter of the Southern Christian…

Caring

Backpack Club gets great response

December 15, 2010

We’ve pushed the Bay Area Food Bank’s Backpack to fight childhood hunger in our public school system. For $110, supporters can feed a child and his siblings on weekends throughout the year. For $11,000, we can…

News

Homicide victim has long criminal record

December 15, 2010

Robert Witherspoon (age 24), who died from a gunshot wound while sitting in a 2005 Chevrolet Aveo near the intersection of Mary Lane and Paula Avenue, has a long criminal history for someone so young. From…

News

Suspect wanted in latest homicide

December 15, 2010

Press Release: An arrest warrant has been issued regarding a homicide that occurred yesterday afternoon, December 14, near the intersection of Mary Lane and Paula Avenue in Escambia County. Sheriff’s investigators have obtained a warrant for…

News

SRCO Tomlinson sentenced

December 15, 2010

Press Release: State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that John M. Tomlinson age 46 was sentenced December 14, 2010 in Santa Rosa County Circuit Court by the Honorable Kelvin Wells. He was sentenced to 30 years…