Politics

Donovan Mythology: Part Three

November 17, 2008

Councilman Marty Donovan states in his campaign literature that he will continue “to develop and implement an aggressive economic development strategy.” The truth is Donovan has opposed the building of the Community Maritime Park – even…

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Donovan Mythology: Part Two

November 17, 2008

Pensacola City Councilman Marty Donovan also states his campaign literature that he “spearheaded the city’s efforts to build 26 major stormwater treatment projects.” The truth is the Pensacola City Council approved a stormwater utility to deal…

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Donovan Mythology: Part One

November 17, 2008

In his campaign literature, Councilman Marty Donovan takes credit for being “Instrumental in getting CSX to remove hundreds of creosote-coated wooden pilings from Bayou Texar at the CSX 17th Avenue railroad crossing.” The truth is his…

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Halcorp invests $5,500 in council

November 17, 2008

Today the Pensacola City Council’s Enterprise Committee will decide whether to renew the lease of the Houston-based asphalt company Halcorp at the Port of Pensacola. Considering the 2007 Council Goals & Priorities Ideas which state “Plan…

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New County Govt on Tuesday, Nov. 18

November 14, 2008

Escambia County Commissioners Wilson Robertson, Marie Young and Kevin White will be installed on 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18 at the Escambia County Government Complex. The School Board of Escambia County will conduct swearing-in ceremonies for…

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PJC to offer Bachelor degrees

November 14, 2008

Press Release: PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Pensacola Junior College Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to pursue the offering of baccalaureate degrees. “This is an expansion of our mission that will allow us to serve our…

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CMP environmental permits by 12/31/08

November 14, 2008

From Ed Spears,Neighborhood & Economic Development Administrato, City of Pensacola : At today’s Board of Trustees meeting, Mr. Larry O’Donnell of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection came in person, to provide the Board an update…

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CMPA sets timeline for Master Developer contract

November 14, 2008

At today’s Board meeting, the Trustees approved the following timeline for the consideration of the Master Developer Agreement: 12/1/08 – 1 p.m. Special CMPA meeting. Draft Agreement with Master Developer received from Dr. Beitsch and released…

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County may repeal Wayne-Dalton exemption

November 14, 2008

The County Attorney is looking at whether the County Commission can repeal the 2008 tax exemption it gave Wayne-Dalton last March. If the County Attorney rules that they can do so, it will come before the…

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CMP Consultant’s Memo

November 14, 2008

M E M O R A N D U M TO: CMPA Board of Directors FROM: Owen M. Beitsch, PhD, AICP, CRE DATE: November 11, 2008 RE: Status of Negotiations Concerning Maritime Park (RERC 28151) First,…

Dennis Miller replaces IN Your Head Radio

November 14, 2008

According to the NewsRadio 1620 website, Dennis Miller will replace IN Your Head Radio and Larry Butler’s Inside Pensacola. Miller will be on the air from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dave Ramsey will now broadcast…

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What’s wrong with America

November 14, 2008

We are becoming a nation that can’t or doesn’t read. We are an illiterate or semi-literate society. Over 42 million American adults can’t read – the number is growing by 2 million a year. Another 50…

Gunther gets liquor license

November 14, 2008

Fred Gunther and Gunther Properties got the only quota liquor license issued by the Florida’s Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco for Santa Rosa County. It was done through a lottery that saw the department issue…

Blog stats

November 13, 2008

We have 4,784 unique visitors a day. Each visitor checks on the blog an average of 2.8 times a day and views 4.1 pages per visit. Of course, the more often I post – the better…