SATURDAY Mostly Sunny Mostly sunny and beautiful for the morning. Mostly sunny and beautiful in the afternoon. Clear in the evening. Clear overnight. High 81; Low 59 SUNDAY Partly Sunny Partly sunny in the morning. Partly sunny in the afternoon. Clear during the evening. Clear overnight. [...]
Seminole County has a problem. In April, a fingerprint analyst was suspended with pay, mostly for identifying prints that other analysts have since said were inconclusive. The Orlando Sentinel reports: "The analyst at the center of a growing fingerprint controversy worked for a boss who didn't [...]
Wonder how the phone industry got the Florida Legislature to rewrite the cable franchise laws and allow the phone companies to offer TV cable service without getting any approval from local governments? BellSouth spent at least $1,020,110 -- an average of $11,460 daily -- to lobby state agencies [...]
Escambia County Circuit Judge Terry D. Terrell declared Louisiana Investment Group LLC,the owner of the Saufley Landfill, in contempt of court and issued daily fines retroactive to May 7, the day after the deadline for the landfill to comply with an existing court order (May 16). Terrell ordered [...]
It's a miracle. Six months of planning resulted in a music festival that you're going to attend...or else. It features local, regional and national bands, beer and the general partying that brings the community together. The Hawkshaw Music Fest rises from the ashes of SpringFest and heads back [...]
Did a telephone interview with Jeffrey Morgan, director, producer and editor of the documentary "Lillie and Leander: A Legacy of Violence." We wrote about the movie in our April 17 issue (Lillie & Leander: A Legacy of Violence) Jeff says the film sold out its last two days at the Tribecca Film [...]
Review - Sunday's Hawkshaw Performers What has been written about the Hawkshaw's Sunday performers?
TuesDaily Dose Old man shoots a puppy, police arrest a hit-and-runner, a community honors a fallen hero. And everyone agrees the smoke makes for scratchy-throated jogging. New Music Tuesday Fresh is the new stale... Tuesday Toob Gilmore Girls, Boston Legal, Law & Order...
The Rev. Jerry Falwell died Tuesday shortly after being found unconscious in his office at Liberty University, a school executive said. Story
Every year there's unofficial poll for the most impressive lobbyist assistant....the young girls who attract the attention of the legislators for their bosses. They're usually a college student interning for a lobby group. This year's winner is Amanda Beck - who just happens to have a myspace [...]
The Mitt Romney campaign has more than 70 house parties planned across Florida to watch today's televised presidential debate in South Carolina. None are Escambia or Santa Rosa counties. The closest is Fort Walton Beach. Want to go? Visit signup.mittromney.com
Under the post "We thought we did well ": Pensacola City Councilman Sam Hall points how little funding that his district has gotten from the local option sales tax dollars for the past 15 years (when J.B. Smith represented the district most of that time). I think this topic is worthy of its own [...]
MonDaily Dose Good morning! I think we gave the News Journal too many hits… OK, OK, they're back up. Reviews of Hawkshaw performers for Saturday What's being written about the artists performing at the Hawkshaw Music Fest?