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Advertisers… start your bidding!

September 29, 2009

Press Release: Advertisers… start your bidding! The AAF Pensacola Advertising Auction is now online! For years, the annual Advertising Auction has helped agencies, businesses and non-profits get great deals on media and advertising items. This year,…

Escambia County Politics

Buzz: Jerralds wants Young’s seat

September 29, 2009

The word that I keep hearing is that Pensacola City Councilman John Jerralds is seriously thinking about running for Marie Young’s County Commmission seat. Young told several people during her last campaign that this would be…

Politics

Evers runs on God & Guns platform

September 29, 2009

Have you seen the Greg Evers – NRA billboards? Evers is following in the footsteps of the man he wants to replace in the state senate – Durell Peaden, who had at least one gun bill…

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Buzz: Jude Law Baby Momma gets $190K

September 28, 2009

The British newspaper The Daily Mail is reporting that Samantha Burke, 24, gave birth to Law’s child two weeks early and has already received offers from the media for photoshoots of herself and baby Sophia. Bids…

Politics

CRA budget – the rest of the story

September 28, 2009

The 2008-09 budget of the Pensacola’s Community Redevelopment Agency was rolled back to 2006-07 levels because of the economic downturn. The PNJ made a big deal out of CRA not having funds for streetscapes and neighborhoods…

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Artist helps FamiliesFirst

September 28, 2009

Press release: A well-known Pensacola artist is helping FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview Center to recruit foster families from within African-American communities. Sonja Griffin Evans, whose work often reflects her Gullah heritage, agreed to provide a painting…

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Fiesta Seafood Winners

September 25, 2009

I judged the seafood booths at the Fiesta Seafood Festival along with Mayor Mike Wiggins, Sue Straughan (WEAR), Brent Lane (Cat Country) and Julio Diaz (PNJ). Best Tasting Food: South Beach Grill—Coconut shrimp Runner-ups: CG Concessions,…

Politics

City will pay postage

September 25, 2009

The Pensacola City Council agreed last night to pay the return postage on the charter referendum. After about a 90-minute discussion—which included Mayor Mike Wiggins defended his political career and the effectiveness of the current council—…

Escambia County Politics

Charter on the agenda

September 24, 2009

What will the Pensacola City Council do about the proposed city charter? It appears Mayor Mike Wiggins and Councilman P.C. Wu are against it. Will they try to change the wording of the referendum or let…

Escambia County Politics

Paying to vote on Charter

September 22, 2009

The Pensacola City Council appears poised to set November 24 as the date for vote on the proposed city charter. It will be a mail ballot. Unfortunately, the City Council doesn’t won’t to pay for the…

Escambia County Politics

Bud Chiles Schedule

September 22, 2009

Bud Chiles is literally following in the footsteps of his father, Gov. Lawton Chiles. He is here in behalf of the Chiles Foundation. 6-8 a.m Walking…Million Steps Walk 9-10 a.m. Escambia County Courthouse to participate in…

Escambia County

Miller is the new Doctor No

September 22, 2009

Raising a question of the privileges of the House – Vote Passed (240-179, 5 Present, 10 Not Voting) The House rebuked Rep. Joe Wilson for shouting “You lie” during President Obama’s healthcare address to a joint…

Politics

PLT Schiller does well in Ohio

September 21, 2009

Found this article on the former business manager of the Pensacola Little Theatre, Heidi Schiller. She is now the manager of the Fairfield Community Arts Center. Read more.…