Escambia County Politics

County Fire Marshall transferred (updated)

April 9, 2010

Escambia County remains “Bubba-ville USA.” WEAR TV 3 reports that last week Interim County Administrator Larry Newsom asked for the voluntary resignation of Stephen Rinaldi, county fire marshal. Sonya Daniel, public information manager, called to tell…

News

Coby responds to Mayor Wiggins request

April 8, 2010

City Manager Al Coby yesterday sent a memo to Mayor Mike Wiggins and City Council in which he says that it would be premature for the City to assume development of the Community Maritime Park. He…

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Murzin and GOP send out info on Teacher pay bill

April 8, 2010

Florida House is voting today on what seems to be an annual event—-yet again reworking Florida’s public education system. Here is the information Rep. Dave Murzin sent out on the bill: Press Release-Information on Teacher Bill…

Business Politics

Seattle blogger on Naval Aviation Museum

April 8, 2010

Ramblin’ Man: Full-time RV Life: “It was time to visit the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida. Since the Blue Angels were practicing at 8:30 AM, I thought I go and watch them. Before I…

Business Politics

Quotes of the day from the PNJ

April 8, 2010

“On a personal note, I can see why good people don’t run for office.” –Commissioner Gene Valentino, who is facing a grand jury over alleged improper solicitation of contributions for his re-election campaign. “And I can…

Business

Studers form Community Development Group

April 7, 2010

Press Release: Quint and Rishy Studer today announced the creation of a new organization named Studer Community Development Group, LLC. This organization is designed to bring investment capital to local real estate and business projects which…

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Valentino case sent to Grand Jury

April 7, 2010

The State Attorney’s Office announced today that its review of the allegations involving Commissioner Gene Valentino and possible improper solicitation of campaign funds did the find the allegations sufficient to warrant further investigation. The allegations will…

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Maritime Park Open House Scheduled Friday

April 7, 2010

….no, MPDP hasn’t built a house at the park, but if it did, it would be open…or at least have a Facebook page. Press Release PENSACOLA, Fla., April 7, 2010 – Maritime Park Development Partners welcomes…