I will join Don Parker tonight from 6-8:30 p.m. on WCOA 1370AM for their Election Night coverage. The results of the city races will be known before 8 p.m. County races maybe only slightly later. The governor's race may not be known until tomorrow.
The 4:30 p.m. unofficial Election Day turnout update: 40,109. Overall turnout (including AB and EV) 42.36%. 2 1/2 hours 'til polls close. It doesn't look like we will reach 2010 voting levels.
Starting Nov. 6 and running through Nov. 16, more than 200 acclaimed songwriters will converge on the Florida-Alabama Gulf Coast to celebrate the 30th annual Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival. They have written some of the biggest hits in modern music. What began in 1984 as an [...]
Continuing a trend, about 3 million voters cast ballots in Florida before Election Day, with 1.7 million people voting by absentee ballot and another 1.3 million using early voting. As of yesterday, Escambia County had 18,420 early voters and had received 25,065 absentee ballots---meaning the [...]
The festival takes place during 12 days in November, beginning on Thursday Nov.6 and ending on Monday, Nov. 17. The Pensacola Cultural Center is offering several events to please your cultural palate: Nov 6 – Remembering Larry Butler | Frank Brown International Songwriter’s Festival – [...]
Incumbent Brian Spencer and Mark Taylor are facing off in the Pensacola City Council District 6 race. In 2010, 2,388 votes were cast (day of, early and absentee) with Spencer garnering 53.52 percent or 1,278 votes. As of 2:30 p.m., District 6 has had 832 votes cast today. I don't have the early [...]
According to the Escambia Supervisor of Elections' office, 29,214 votes have been cast today as of 2:10 p.m. The early voting had 18,420 votes, and as of yesterday 25,154 absentee ballots had been received. The absentee total does not include today's mail. Total votes: 72,788 Note: In [...]
The Pensacola Sports Association (PSA) and University of West Florida are pleased to again host the 2014 Gulf South Conference (GSC) Men's and Women's Soccer Championships. This year will mark the seventh year the tournament has been held in Pensacola. The matches will be held at Ashton [...]
Just got this email - old habits die hard After months of waiting, President Barack Obama is back on the campaign trail for Charlie Crist. Today, he released a radio ad to support Charlie, according to reports by the Miami Herald. We already know Barack Obama’s policies are on the ballot [...]
City precincts appear to be slow, but I'm hearing those in Escambia County District 2 were doing a brisk business during the lunch hour. Remember Sen. Don Gaetz saying, "Representative democracy is a form of government that guarantees we get pretty much what we deserve." SOE's EscambiaVotes [...]
Workmen spent yesterday preparing the old Escambia County Courthouse for PaintScaping, a world leader in 3D projection mapping that has been invited to open the Foo Foo Festival with a giant 3D mapping on the façade of the iconic building that houses the Artel Gallery. It will run for four [...]
The private sector has joined forces to make lunch time in Downtown Pensacola a little easier. Yesterday Jack Williams of Seville Quarter, along with Quint and Rishy Studer, began providing a free trolley service for the downtown area. Its route will be in the shape of the letter Q. The press [...]