BP Disaster

Roundup: Gulf Coast BP disaster coverage

June 23, 2010

Daily News (FWB): While large amounts of tar balls continued to wash up on Walton County beaches Tuesday, Okaloosa County’s oil forecast for the rest of the week is “looking pretty good,” …more News Herald (PC):…

Pensacola

Buzz: Where’s Mike?

June 23, 2010

For the past two days, I’ve been asked why hasn’t Pensacola Mike Wiggins spoke out against the petition drive by former councilmen Jack Nobles and Marty Donovan. He might not want to challenge his son’s father-in-law…

BP Disaster

Pensacola Beach fouled

June 23, 2010

At 11:08 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, I received this email from a visitor from Dallas, Tex.: I benefited from your blog reports of Pensacola Beach. Tonight it was fouled badly from the spill. I’ve been on…

Pensacola

CMP 101

June 22, 2010

The blog has grown beyond Northwest Florida. We are approaching a million page views a month. Some of the new readers have been drawn here because of The Daily Beast and my coverage of the BP…

BP Disaster

Sen. Gaetz gives Disaster Update

June 22, 2010

For Immediate Release June 22, 2010 4:30 p.m. CST Latest Oil Spill Developments Dear Neighbor, As dime to five inch-sized tar balls and tar “patties” continue to slowly inundate the Northwest Florida coastline, officials with the…

News

PYP affirms support of maritime stadium

June 22, 2010

Press Release: Pensacola Young Professionals today affirmed a decision made in 2006 to support the Community Maritime Park. Kristine Karsten, President of Pensacola Young Professionals, met with vice-presidents, team chairs and members and outlined the history…

Education

Newsweek Ranks PHS 21st In Nation

June 22, 2010

Newsweek Magazine ranked Pensacola High School 21st in the nation in its annual high school evaluation. This ranking was determined by comparing the number of International Baccalaureate students and Advanced Placement exams taken to the number…

BP Disaster

Support Sea Turtle Restoration Project

June 22, 2010

BP has already killed countless sea turtles in its careless and cruel operations managing the Gulf oil spill, and we must send a strong message to local, federal, and BP officials that the public will not…

Pensacola Politics

Fairchild calls City Council “spineless”

June 22, 2010

More emails from Pensacola’s one and only PAC man, Charlie Fairchild: ________________________________ From the web designer Sent: Friday, June 18, 2010 11:44 PM To: Farichild CPA Subject: RE: inquiry If I am reading this correctly, would…

BP Disaster News

Free concerts everywhere, but here

June 22, 2010

While Pensacola Beach is dragging its feet on setting up a big-name concert series to help its businesses, both Gulf Shores and Okaloosa County have announced theirs. “CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends: Live From the…

BP Disaster News

Why is Suttles here?

June 22, 2010

BP executives visit Pensacola when there is trouble in the media. The damages aren’t as bad as Grand Isle, La. or Orange Beach, Ala. The last big BP leader to visit this area was Vice President…

Pensacola Politics

Memories of Marty and Jack

June 22, 2010

Having studied area politics for the nearly 30 years I’ve lived here-the past 11 as publisher of the IN, I have two distinct memories of Marty Donovan and Jack Nobles: I watched Jack Nobles publicly humiliate…