Politics

Mason-Dixon poll has Meek ahead of Greene

August 7, 2010

In the Florida Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, Rep. Kendrick Meek leads billionaire businessman Jeff Greene 33% to 29%, according to the latest poll by Mason-Dixon. Meek had been trailing Greene by 10 points. On the…

Education

Did Thomas write PNJ article?

August 7, 2010

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has objected to the latest FCAT scores like most of the other superintendents in the state, but after the state audited the grading process, the state DOE declared they would stand. Here are…

News Politics

Early voting begins Monday

August 6, 2010

Press Release: Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford reminded voters today that beginning Monday, August 9th, four early voting sites will be available for the August 24th Primary Election: Supervisor of Elections Main Office,…

Politics

McCollum batters Scott in debate

August 6, 2010

Finally Attorney General Bill McCollum got to swing back at his opponent in the Florida governor’s race, Rick Scott. After months of Scott buying television ads across the state that attacked McCollum for being a tax-and-spend…

News

Browner: No intention of misleading anybody

August 5, 2010

Carol Browner, special adviser to President Barack Obama, traveled the Gulf Coast this week to listen first hand to leaders in the counties impacted by the BP oil disaster. She was in Pensacola this afternoon. Browner,…

Pensacola

Maritime Park films airs tonight

August 5, 2010

On Blab TV at 5 pm and 10:30 pm — gives the facts, tells the history and explains what the project has been about from day one. The story is told by the people who have…

News

FDOT: Pensacola Bay Bridge To Be Replaced

August 5, 2010

This afternoon, a representative from the Florida Department of Transportation told the Pensacola City Council that the Pensacola 3-Mile Bridge will be replaced in the next six years. The current bridge has been in place since…

Entertainment

Flyers Coach To Meet And Greet

August 5, 2010

Pensacola Flyers Coach Tom Gordon will meet at NY Nick’s for the team’s booster club meting on Monday, Aug. 9 at 6 p.m. Press Release: Coach Gordon will talk about off season scouting, familiar faces returning,…

Politics

Surprise: Palin distorts Dem policies

August 5, 2010

PolitiFact has analyzed Sarah Palin’s appearance on Fox News Sunday and has found her sorely lacking in the truth department…Duh….earning the former Alaska governor the “Pants on Fire” rating. Read more.…

Politics

Scott’s depos sealed

August 5, 2010

GOP candidate for governor, Rick Scott, has had more than his share of lawsuits and government investigations over the past 15 years—medicare fraud, discrimination and, this year, filing false medical licensing information with the state. The…

BP Disaster

Scientists suspicious of oil disappearance

August 5, 2010

The Miami Herald reports: Many scientists say they’re skeptical of a widely publicized government report Wednesday that concludes much of the oil that gushed from BP’s leaking well is gone and poses little threat to the…

Pensacola

Wiggins’ Plan of Action

August 5, 2010

We’ve posted the platforms and ideas of the other three candidates for Pensacola mayor. Here is what Mayor Mike Wiggins calls his “Plan of Action:” * Economic Development & Job Creation I will make Pensacola THE…

Entertainment

Other bands not for Rinke concert series

August 5, 2010

The News Journal writes that what developer Robert Rinke called a deposit on the Beach Boys on Monday was merely a $1000 check given to one of the band’s agents. There was no contract. And Pensacola…