Entertainment

Perdido Key event gets attention

October 21, 2011

The Orlando Sentinel travel writer has written about an upcoming event at Perdido Key – “Wonderful Wacky Women Week.”   The event, set for Oct. 23-29, is the brainchild of author and artist Suzy Toronto, who focuses…

State & National News

Lawmakers get 100 different district plans

October 21, 2011

State Senator Don Gaetz announced yesterday that the Florida Legislature has received its  100thcitizen-generated redistricting plan. According to Gaetz, Florida isn’t relying on maps created by special interest groups or politicians, but has opened to the…

Business

SEC gets Citigroup to pay up

October 20, 2011

The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday charged Citigroup’s principal U.S. broker-dealer subsidiary with misleading investors about a $1 billion collateralized debt obligation (CDO) tied to the U.S. housing market in which Citigroup bet against investors as…

News

Buzz: Lowman passed away

October 20, 2011

You get word that former Escambia County Sheriff Jim Lowman (1993-2000) passed away this morning.…

Politics

Can Rubio be president?

October 20, 2011

The Birthers have a new target – Florida’s U.S. Senator Marco Rubio. They are questioning whether he is a “natural born citizen.” Rubio, who is a rising star in the Republican Party and considered a possible…

News

Students given Porn bracelets

October 20, 2011

NorthEscambia.com reports that several slap bracelets given to Jay Elementary School students as incentive prizes contained pornographic images.The students received the cloth covered bracelets as an incentive for raising funds for new computers but some of…

News

Bama Attorney General takes over Nodine case

October 20, 2011

The Alabama Attorney General’s Office announced this afternoon that it will take over prosecution of charges in Baldwin County against former Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine. The former Mobile County commissioner was charged with murder in…