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Consolidation keeps rolling

From Escambia All for One Ladies and Gentlemen, We’ve all been working hard to understand the needs of the citizens of our city and county. After receiving generous support from the Citizens across the county, including rural, minority, Perdido Key, North End, and Pensacola Beach, the [...]

More on W. Dalton closing

Wayne Dalton plant to close in Pensacola The Wayne Dalton company, the world’s leader in garage door manufacturing, will be closing its plant in Ellison Field. According to plant human relations representative Michelle Seymour, the company will be releasing details on the closure later today [...]

Navarre Pier to get permits

According to the Daily News,the National Marine Fisheries Service completes this week its review of the study on the pier's impact on sea turtles and gulf sturgeon. The Fisheries Service's comments will be forwarded to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to use when it issues a permit for the project. [...]

Monroeville mill lays off 300

Georgia-Pacific will close its plywood mill north of Monroeville in mid-January, indefinitely laying off close to 300 workers. The lowest housing starts in more than 20 years were blamed for the idling of the facility.

How to prepare for PNJ interview

They've set their template for the newly elected officials. Be ready to name five priorities. Monday we had David Morgan. Yesterday Malcolm Thomas. Today Mike Wiggins. Mike Wiggins - Pensacola mayor 1. Revving up the economy 2. Balancing the budget 3. Establishing council goals 4. A new [...]

Buzz: Wayne Dalton to close

Wayne Dalton is handing out between 250 and 300 pink slips to it's employees at Ellison. They are shutting the Pensacola operation down and moving to Ohio. Actual closing will be in January, according to our sources.

Radio show missed

Kenneth Quinnell of Florida Progressive Coalition lists IN Your Head Radio as one the things he will miss after the Nov. 4 election. We interviewed Kenneth from inside the Big Tent - which was the area for the bloggers - at the National Democratic Convention. He's one of the top political bloggers [...]

UWF picks up baseball signee

Tampa Tribune published that Durant High School senior baseball player Ty Sullivan has verbally committed to the University of West Florida. Sullivan, a left-handed pitcher, went 5-5 with a 2.64 ERA as a junior. He struck out 70 and walked 30 in 581/3 innings pitched. A three-year varsity [...]

County downsizing

Not in Escambia County, but Charlotte County, where 13 jobs were cut in the Building Inspections and Construction Services Department. The county also closed two satellite offices where building and construction services, such as permits, were provided. Why? Slow building activity. Since [...]

How Obama won Florida

Miami Herald's Sunday edition had this cover story on how Obama won Florida. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the campaign. The reporters interview Steve Schale, 34, Obama's state director and had access to the Florida state headquarters. The campaign registered 200,000 new voters in Florida, [...]

Status of CMP Contract

Eleven weeks ago, the Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees approved Land Capital Group as the master developer for the park. The goal was to have a contract signed by Sept. 30. We had IN reporter Sean Boone check on the status of the contract: According to the Pensacola [...]

Maren DeWeese has a blog

Sam Hall broke ground with his blog back in 2006. Councilman-elect Maren DeWeese has her own - pensacolad3.blogspot.com

Larry Johnson Rally

The Pensacola City Council runoff is set for Tuesday, Nov. 25. District 4 candidate Larry Johnson will hold a rally at 600 South on Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 5:30-7 p.m. 600 South is part of New World Landing, 600 S. Palafox St. Larry Johnson beat incumbent Marty Donovan in the general election, [...]

Boone report: Election Sparks Area Gun Sales

by IN reporter Sean Boone The election of a Democrat to the White House on top of a nation-wide financial crisis has sparked a sharp increase in gun sales for many area gun shops. "We're seeing nearly a 100 percent increase," says Buck and Bass Sporting Goods owner Rick Bankston. "It's [...]

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