Politics

Ford to head House Energy and Utilities Subcommittee

December 7, 2010

Press Release: This afternoon Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon announced the chairmanships for the Subcommittees for the 2011 Legislative Session. State Representative Clay Ford, District 3 (Gulf Breeze) has been appointed to Chair the Energy &…

Education Politics

Santa Rosa FCAT GPA 3.67

December 7, 2010

Milton High jumped from a D to A school based on FCAT scores. Jay & Gulf Breeze maintained their A’s. Central maintained its B. Pace went from B to A and Navarre dropped from A to…

Entertainment

Psych pays tribute to Twin Peaks

December 7, 2010

Twenty years ago, Twin Peaks was “Lost” for the Gen-Xers. The serial drama created by David Lynch followed the investigation, headed by FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan), of the brutal murder of a popular…

State & National News

WikiLeaks Founder arrested

December 7, 2010

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in London Monday on a Swedish warrant on suspicion of rape. He was nabbed at 9:30 in the morning after turning himself in at a London police station. Assange denies…

News

Nodine jury selection may end, trial begin today

December 7, 2010

Prosecutors and attorneys for former Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine questioned yesterday potential jurors behind closed doors. Baldwin County Circuit Judge Charles Partin had already whittled the panel of 61 down to 38. District Attorney Judy…

News Politics

Niceville High exchange student sent home

December 7, 2010

As a joke international exchange student Jawdat “J.D.” Kasab wrote “Death to America” on a board inside a Niceville High School classroom. He not only got suspended for two days, Kasab was kicked out of the…

Politics

Gulf Power uses ECUA water

December 6, 2010

Press Release: Gulf Power using millions of gallons of reclaimed water from ECUA Millions of gallons of reclaimed water now are flowing from ECUA to Gulf Power, affirming a partnership that is bringing cleaner air and…

News

Marine Sanctuary finalist for Pepsi Refresh Grant

December 6, 2010

The Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary project has been chosen as a finalist for a $50,000 Pepsi Refresh Grant. The project includes installing 3 near-shore snorkeling reef off of Navarre Beach; one in the Gulf of Mexico…

Buzz

Buzz: Gulf Power Nuclear Plant

December 6, 2010

It may be the worst kept secret in Escambia County–Gulf Power wants to build a nuclear plant in north Escambia County to replace the Crist Plant. Gulf Power officials are mum, but county officials aren’t. When…

State & National News

Senate president pleads guilty

December 5, 2010

Florida Senate President Mike Haridoplolos pleaded guilty last week to leaving out details about his consulting company on his financial filings. Haridopolos, failed to disclose income to his consulting business, MJH Consulting. His lawyer Pete Dunbar…

Buzz

Buzz: Remembering Mike Green

December 3, 2010

Yesterday ECUA officially dedicated the new Central Reclamation Center, which is a truly impressive complex. During the invocation, ECUA board member Lois Benson briefly mentioned Mike Green watching down from heaven and smiling on this project.…