Per Escambia County Supervisor of Elections office (Unfortunately Santa Rosa County doesn't have nearly the stats on their web site)Total voters registered in District 3: 78,808 Democrats: 36,024 Republicans: 30,024 Other or NPA: 12,722 Whites 52,975 Black 20,721 Hispanic/Other [...]
Jack Nobles has told friends - yes, he has friends - that he will not run for Benson's seat. Meanwhile, the Democrats may have a new candidate - Juanita Scott. Scott is the Coordinator for Professional Development at Pensacola Junior College and holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration [...]
Escambia County Clerk of Court Ernie Lee Magaha has sent a letter to County Commissioner Chairman Kevin White refusing to process Commissioner Mike Whitehead's purchase of surplus county property - 7501 Jamesville Road. Magaha wrote that state law prohibits commissioners from buying surplus [...]
Dear Rick, I am flattered by my recent mention as a viable candidate for the District 3 House Seat. However, I will not be running for that seat at this time. As a life long Pensacola resident I will continue to strive to improve our historic and picturesque community. I feel it is [...]
Clay Ford says that he has the support of Pensacola Christian College - a major block of votes in House District 3. George Scarborough believes that he, too, will have their support. Typically PCC only backs one candidate. Time will tell who really has their support.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation today announces its inductees for 2007. The inductees are: - Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five (Kid Creole, Cowboy, Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, Mr. Ness, Raheim) - R.E.M. (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe) - [...]
WEAR TV 3 went off Gulf Breeze TV sets this weekend and residents still survived. Few really missed the info-mericals that ran most of Saturday and Sunday. The hottest emails were telling fellow Mediacom subscribers how to view Grey's Anatomy over the internet. If you have an advertising [...]
Buzz: Some Baptist Hospital execs are talking to Pensacola City Councilman Jack Nobles about running for House District 3. Nobles ran without any opposition this past year to one of the At Large seats. His wife lobbies for BH in Tallahassee. We may have four or five GOP candidates.
Here's a biography Scarborough sent the paper. Will try to get others as they announce. George Scarborough is a 1982 graduate of the University of Alabama, where he earned a B.S. degree and a Certificate of Merit for Academic Excellence in Business Management. After graduation, he went to work [...]
What is Mark O'Brien saying in his Sunday column? I suspect O'Brien has been kidnapped and someone else is writing his column. Where does he stand on the issue? Half-baked observations cheat the readers. And where does he get CRA helping ECUA demolish the Main Street Sewage Treatment Plant will [...]
Escambia County commissioners voted to raise local option gas tax 5 cents per gallon to fund Escambia County Transit Authority which will lose its City of Pensacola funding this Spring. It will generate an estimated $7 million per year. Commissioners agreed to lower property taxes in 2007-08 to [...]
Today's the day. Sinclair Broadcasting will no longer allow Mediacom cable system to broadcast its Pensacola station (WEAR TV) and its FWB station (whatever it is) as of midnight. Mediacom serves Gulf Breeze, Pensacola Beach and Santa Rosa County. The growing sentiment is let WEAR go, rather raise [...]