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You can apply for a position with the Obama administration online - www.change.gov. This website is designed to provide prospective applicants with information to help them apply for positions in the Obama-Biden Administration. From the website: Application Process: 1. Please [...]

Did Stabler get preferential treatment?

The Mobile Press Registers reports that legal experts are questioning a judge's rulings that lead to the former Alabama Quarterback Kenny Stabler's DUI acquittal. Stabler refused the breath test in June after a Robertsdale police officer pulled over his SUV on Ala. 59. Such a refusal can be [...]

Airport Wars

News Herald reports on the competition for flyers at the region's airports: Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Okaloosa County), Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport or Panama City-Bay County International Airport, which is the $315 million airport scheduled for completion in 2010. According [...]

Morgan has a plan

During his campaign, Sheriff-elect David Morgan outlined his plans for the Escambia County Sheriff's Office. The daily newspaper has packaged those campaign promises into an article. 1. Hiring more deputies - Go from 228 on patrol to 290-295. 2. Restructuring the sheriff's office - 65% of ECSO [...]

Pensacola City Council 2009-2010

This council is shaping up to be a strong one - one that will be open to new ideas and change. We could have three to five new voices. Definitely will have a more feminine touch. Nobles was a dominate voice. It will be interesting to see who rises up. Not having him on the council will make it [...]

Official Statement from Jack Nobles

STATEMENT BY CITY COUNCILMAN JOHN W. “JACK” NOBLES November 7, 2008 After a great deal of prayerful introspection and with the advice and support of my family, I have withdrawn as a candidate for re-election to our City Council. I wish my successor, Diane Mack, the best and am confident [...]

Diane Mack: very gracious act

Council member-elect Diane Mack was totally surprised by incumbent Jack Nobles dropping out of their runoff race for At Large District 8. She said a friend at WEAR TV 3 had called her and she first thought it was joke. Mack did describe Nobles' withdrawal as the "most gracious thing to do." Her [...]

Nobles drops out of race

Jack Nobles has issued a press release that he is dropping out of the city run-off. That will make Diane Mack the council person for At-Large 8.

City districts unequal also

The proposed city charter may address this, but District 2 and 7 are too small. PENSACOLA: 38,505 CITY DISTRICT 1: 5,879 CITY DISTRICT 2: 4,983 CITY DISTRICT 3: 6,123 CITY DISTRICT 4: 6,196 CITY DISTRICT 5: 5,517 CITY DISTRICT 6: 5,162 CITY DISTRICT 7: 4.645

Should Escambia County redraw districts?

Now that three county commissioners are settled until 2012. Escambia County needs to consider redrawing its commissioner boundaries. Here is how the latest voter rolls look: Escambia County: 197,056 registered voters CO COMM DIST 1: 42,231 CO COMM DIST 2: 38,015 CO COMM DIST 3: 33,383 [...]

NorthEscambia.com confirms mill closing

NorthEscambia.com has confirmed that West Fraser’s McDavid Lumbermill has been shut down, at least temporarily. Read more.

City runoff voting history

I don't think the City of Pensacola has ever had a runoff for an At-Large seat or Mayor, but history shows it doesn't take many votes to win the single member districts. District 2 - Larry Johnson v. Marty Donovan - will probably take 900-950 votes. District 7 - Ronald Townsend v. Jacqueline [...]

Newsweek sees Palin different from Pcola and PNJ

Palin fans have already launched palin4pres2012.com and are creating mailing lists for the Alaskan governor to make a run for the White House in four years. Fox News has joined Newsweek on blasting Palin. And it's bad if GOP-loving Fox News has turned on Palin. They are reporting: -- She [...]

McDavid Sawmill closed

Just got word that sawmill in McDavid has been closed. Workers were told at 4 a.m. when they arrived for work.

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