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Oil spill could last 90 days

Oil spill could last 90 days

Breakout the orange floating booms, nasty crude oil is heading our way and could do so for the next 90 days. We are hearing that an experimental unmanned sub is trying to cap the Deep Horizon well - at 5,000 feet below the surface. Such a feat has never been done. An alternative is to drill a [...]

Crist to decide on Senate race by Thursday

According to the Washington Post and other media, Gov. Charlie Crist said today after his cabinet meeting that he'll decide by Thursday whether he run for U.S. Senate as an independent. Read more.

Fickled anti CMP arguments

Fickled anti CMP arguments

If you read my prior post, particularly the litany of quotes from C.C. Elebash, it will become very apparent at how fickled his arguments have been: At one point, he wanted us to build a public library on the site...yet he and others have told us repeatedly how foolish it is to build on the [...]

C.C. Elebash keeps anti-park on life support

C.C. Elebash keeps anti-park on life support

Here is the latest viewpoint from Save Our City sage C.C. Elebash: 2006 CMP referendum overtaken by events The people of Pensacola support the Community Maritime Park (CMP). However, many citizens strongly object to the baseball stadium.. City Council should proceed with the CMP but abandon [...]

Crimestopper: Seen this man?

Crimestopper: Seen this man?

The male pictured above is a person of interest in a fraud case in which he cashed several counterfeit checks at numerous Circle K’s around the county. Anyone with information please contact Crimestoppers at 850/433-STOP.

News of the day

Gov. Charlie Crist is coming to Pensacola to board a helicopter to check on the oil spill from the La. oil rig that is heading this way. It's also the day that Crist is to announce what he will do about indicted County Commissioner Gene Valentino. Stay tuned. If Crist suspends Valentino, another [...]

Huge Oil Spill in Intercoastal, at Perdido Key

By Sean Boone Perdido Key Oil Spill -Leak Near Mile In Diameter A type of aviation fuel has spilled into the Intercoastal Waterway near Perdido Key. At approximately 3 p.m. today, residents near River Road reported the spill to the Coast Guard. Since that time, officials from the Coast [...]

Valentino and challengers at GOP Forum

The candidates for Escambia County Commission District 2 race faced off today at a lunch forum hosted by the Escambia Federated Republican Women. To a packed audience, Commissioner Gene Valentino and three of his challengers, Andy Kowalski, Karen Sindel and George Touart, talked about their goals [...]

Man arrested for string of downtown area robberies

Man arrested for string of downtown area robberies

Pensacola Police Report: A man wanted in connection with three recent robberies and batteries on women has been arrested. Clarence Lamar Henry, 39, no permanent address, was charged with four counts of battery and three counts of robbery. Henry was arrested around 10:30 [...]

GB considers increasing commercial building height

This email is circulating in the Gulf Breeze area (I'm withholding the sender's name since it wasn't sent directly to me): The Gulf Breeze City Council is considering a revision to the Gulf Breeze Comprehensive Plan that would increase the maximum building height in the commercial district from [...]

Valentino tosses mullet 88 feet

WEAR TV had Commissioner Gene Valentino on its weekend news. The embattled commissioner was competing with Mobile Commissioner Steve Nodine at the Florabama's Mullet Toss. Nodine only tossed his 80 feet----no word if any drug testing was done to see if anything enhanced or hurt Nodine's athletic [...]

CMPA approves use of $12 million of NMTC

CMPA approves use of $12 million of NMTC

On Friday, the Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees approved the budget for nearly $12.2 million in enhancements and additions to the park project, using the funds provided by New Market Tax Credits. The Additions include $1.8 million for the amphitheater on the bay, $150,000 for [...]

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