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Jay Oil Field Closed

NorthEscambia.Com reports "Production has been suspended at the Jay Oil Field, and almost 30 employees have been laid off. Quantum Resources of Denver, Colorado, laid off 29 employees and stopped production due to a large drop in oil prices and the recession. A company spokesperson says the company [...]

Magaha addresses staff reductions

Clerk of Courts Ernie Lee Magaha has written a letter to the Chief Judge Kim Skievaski, BOCC Chairman Marie Young, Public Defender James Owens, Sheriff David Morgan, State Attorney Bill Eddins and Pensacola Police Chief John Mathis to "clarify and confirm the actions taken by this Office in the [...]

Pensacola – Bottle Club & Bingo Capital of Florida

The Pensacola City Council showed that is serious about creating jobs at its first regular meeting by voting to allow bingo parlors within the city limits. "In this economic time, any commercial building that can have a tenant is what we need," said Councilwoman Diane Mack. Or maybe the [...]

More on Jail Death

Shelia Doreen Jackson was in the Escambia County Jail awaiting to be transported to the state mental hospital. Jackson was arrested in May 2008 for possession of cocaine - a third degree felony. Two doctors did psychological evaluations of Jackson and advised Judge Linda Noble that Jackson was [...]

All for One says Evers is supporting the bill

I interviewed Jason Crawford, co-chair of Escambia All-For-One: "Scott Remington and I, on behalf of Escambia All-for-One, have been working closely and extensively with Rep. Evers who chairs our local legislative delegation. Since Jan 7, Rep. Evers has helped us revise our local bill request [...]

Buzz: New bar coming to downtown

We're hearing that the Hopjacks crew is opening another bar on Palafox. We've got call into Corey, Joe and Melissa to find out where and when. They are opening a new bar in Mobile at the site of the old Pickle Fish on Dauphin Street.

Bingo Parlors may come to Pensacola

Innerlight Surf Shop owner J.B. Schluter wants to put in a Bingo Parlor on his property on Ninth Avenue. A public hearing by the city council will be held tonight to determine whether the land can be rezone to C-2 to allow that use. Here is the memo from City Manager Al Coby on the issue: [...]

Buzz: Peaden/Evers will derail consolidation

Latest political gossip: The fix is in to stop the efforts to have the state legislature pass bill for the formation of a consolidation commission. Two of our Okaloosa lawmakers have figured out how to derail the process. State Rep. Greg Evers (R-Baker) will get the State House to pass a bill for [...]

Death at Escambia County Jail

Sheila Jackson, 50, was found dead Wednesday at 2 a.m. during an hourly check of inmates housed in the infirmary. Jackson had been in jail since Jan. 7 on a narcotics charge. We will post more information when it's released.

Photos from DC

Purple ticket curse

The trials and tribulations of IN staffers Sean Boone and Joani Delezen at the inauguration: Down But Not Out An Event Failure Couldn't Stop Patriotic Pride I'll start by saying Joani and I didn't get into the inauguration event. But on a positive note, we were still able to absorb a bit [...]

Sorry, Obama’s birth certificate is real

Despite persistent Internet rumors to the contrary, the St. Petersburg Times stands firm on its conclusion that Barack Obama was indeed born in the United States. Their investigation went further than simply accepting a copy of the certificate. Read more.

White House gets new website

The Obama techie team has been hard at work redesigning the White House website. Check it out - here

BTW: Studers pay city taxes, too

The Studers own several properties in the City - both downtown and in Belmont area. Their total property tax bill for these properties is $14,276.83.

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