BP Disaster

BP lawsuit deadline April 20

April 18, 2011

There hasn’t been much in the news about this. Wednesday, April 20 is the deadline to for filing a claim against Transocean. Filing the short form preserves your rights and may also join you in the…


Buzz: Battle over interim city attorney

April 17, 2011

Mayor Ashton Hayward wants to hire the Messer Law Firm as the interim city attorney for $10K per month. Jim Messer is a former assistant county attorney for Escambia County. The mayor’s problem is City Council…

State & National News

State round-up

April 17, 2011

Two news stories from the Florida newspapers grabbed my attention this morning: Miami Herald has an excellent series on the Bay of Pigs (not Little Sabine, the one in Cuba). Fighters who remain from Brigade 2506…

BP Disaster

BP letter to Gulf residents

April 17, 2011

This is from the text of the full page ads that BP is running in daily newspapers across the South. I hate spin doctors. Their message is filled with half-truths. Dear Pensacola and other Gulf Coast…

Business News

Deal Chicken coming to Pensacola?

April 16, 2011

GannettBlog reports: “With online daily deal sites like Groupon seizing more market share, Gannett appears to be expanding its seven-month-old version, Deal Chicken in Phoenix, to at least five more cities, according to company job postings.”…


Quote of the day

April 16, 2011

From Will Dana, Rolling Stone managing editor: “A great story is a great story. The platform matters but it’s not the most important thing. The important thing is the story can’t be bland and it can’t…