News

Donovan/Nobles petition fails

August 20, 2010

Marty Donovan and Jack Nobles failed to deliver their petition signatures at the close of business today to the city clerk at Pensacola City Hall. According to my sources, staff did call Mr. Donovan who requested…

News

Fish kill at Fort Pickens

August 20, 2010

What is the impact of the BP oil disaster on marine life? The food chain is impacted. BP will try to clean it up before anyone else sees it.…

News

Where will Donovan drop off petitions?

August 20, 2010

Marty Donovan has told the daily newspaper that he has until midnight to complete his petition drive against the maritime park. If he doesn’t bring them to City Hall at 5 p.m., then who will he…

News

Donovan/Nobles petition push still 1,000 short?

August 20, 2010

The daily newspaper reports that Marty Donovan and Jack Nobles were still about 1,000 signatures short of meeting the minimum threshold of 3,850 petitions for their petition to rescind the council’s approval of a CMPA Design-Build…

Pensacola Politics

Wiggins Fines Wells

August 19, 2010

During tonight’s City Council meeting, Mayor Mike Wiggins recommended a motion to discipline City Attorney Rusty Wells by fining him three days pay for inappropriate e-mails he sent to a city employee during a Council meeting…

News

Wells brings IN into email debacle

August 19, 2010

I got this email from Mr. Wells: ——– Original Message ——– Subject: SPAM-LOW: DeWeese Communication Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 16:31:29 -0500 From: Rusty Wells To: Diane Mack , Janet Matteson , Jewel Cannada-Wynn , John…

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Battle over Rusty Wells emails

August 19, 2010

[JP-Facebook-Like] Yesterday, Councilwoman Maren DeWeese provided her fellow council members this pdf on City Attorney Rusty Wells: Maren DeWeese letter Today, Wells sent this to the city council and the media — PNJ article. Here is…

Entertainment

Perdido Key Hosting Beer Fest

August 18, 2010

Seville Quarter isn’t the only spot for beer this fall. The Perdido Key Chamber of Commerce just announced that it is hosting  “Oktoberfest” on Oct. 2. PERDIDO KEY CHAMBER ANNOUNCES 2010 OKTOBERFEST Perdido Key, FL (August…

Escambia County News Politics

Valentino Officially Cleared

August 18, 2010

The State Attorney’s Office announced today that they would not appeal last week’s court ruling that dismissed charges against Commissioner Gene Valentino. Press Release: “State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that the State of Florida will…

BP Disaster

O’Brien responds to Beast article

August 18, 2010

[JP-Facebook-Like] My article on what fishermen are saying about their experiences in the Vessels of Opportunity program has blown up on the web (Huffington Post). Both O’Brien’s Response Management and BP have responded. O’Brien’s Response Management:…

Entertainment

Hero Babies will fight Terror Babies

August 18, 2010

[JP-Facebook-Like] Jon Stewart has the solution to fighting the “terror babies”—-how pregnant women from other countries are birthing U.S. citizens and then training them as terrorists, only to return in 10-20 years and attack us. The…

News Pensacola

PNJ: “Wells has to go”

August 18, 2010

[JP-Facebook-Like] The News Journal has done its research and weighed in on the Wells’ email issue. “No doubt some will say it’s too harsh to fire Wells for something many other people are guilty of. But…