News

Promises: kept or broken?

November 28, 2010

The Community Maritime Park Associates board agreed to a Covenant with the Community which promised the park would be the most inclusive project in the city’s history. That Covenant has been supplanted by the Equal Business…

State & National News

Marco Rubio: Catholic or Baptist

November 27, 2010

The New York Times looks at newly-elected U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio anhttp://www.google.com/d questions whether he is Roman Catholic or Southern Baptist. His literature identifies him as Roman Catholic, but, according to the NYT, Rubio has been…

State & National News

Meanwhile on the GOP ranch

November 26, 2010

Sarah Palin stepped into it again on Wednesday when she said that the United States has to stand with “our North Korean allies” on Glenn Beck’s syndicated radio show. Read more. Former House majority leader Tom…

State & National News

GOP’s Lousy 2012 Candidates

November 26, 2010

The Daily Beast reports on the Republicans’ difficulty in picking its candidate to run against Pres. Barack Obama in 2012. Sarah Palin leads in a recent poll with 19 pts; Mitt Romney 18 pts.; Mike Huckabee,…

Buzz

Buzz: Gang war brewing?

November 26, 2010

The shooting at the Moorings Apartments on Old Spanish Trail Friday evening, Nov. 19 that killed Prentiss Mitchell may be tied to the November 6 drive-by shooting on Texar Drive of Joel Harris. The buzz among…

BP Disaster

Gulf partially closed to shrimping

November 26, 2010

Mobile Press Register reports that NOAA has closed 4,200 miles of Gulf to trawling for royal red shrimp. Why? A shrimper found tar balls in his net Saturday. The royal red shrimp are normally were caught…

News

No Peek Promotion

November 24, 2010

I love this promotion that The Oar House is running. Beginning 12/1/10 thru 2/28/11, the restaurant will pass out more than 1,500 No Peek Envelopes with over $10K in prizes. To get an envelope you must…

News

Rejected

November 24, 2010

SUPERINTENDENT REFUSES FINAL OFFER FOR BROWNSVILLE SCHOOL The pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church had to give it one more try on Friday, Nov. 12. He knew that the Superintendent of Schools didn’t want him there…

Politics

PBJ: Top 10 Business Stories of 2010

November 24, 2010

I didn’t realize that PNJ is still printing the Pensacola Business Journal, but they have already decided on the top 10 business stories of the year. Do you agree or disagree with the list? 1. BP…

News

Studer Group wins Baldrige Award

November 23, 2010

Studer Group is a 2010 winner of the Baldrige Award. The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is an annual award that recognizes U.S. organizations in the business, health care, education, and nonprofit organizations in the country.…

News

Fish House’s “Grits a Ya Ya” on Capitol Hill

November 23, 2010

BP Press Release: Three of Florida’s finest seafood chefs took their talents to Capitol Hill as a way of showing Congress and the nation that Florida seafood is safe to eat. The three chefs prepared their…

Politics

Vision 2015 update

November 22, 2010

Vision 2015 Pledges To date, 35 companies have invested in the Vision 2015 plan to bring 3,000 jobs to the region.  Pledges to date: $3,248,500…

Politics

TPO adopts road plan thru 2035

November 22, 2010

The Florida – Alabama Transportation Planning Organization, the TPO, has adopted their 2035 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). This plan outlines the transportation projects for the next 25 years in the Florida-Alabama Urbanized area. This covers…