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Did Nodine pass polygraph?

January 29, 2010

The Mobile Press Register reports that Matt Green, attorney for Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine, has released documents he said show that Nodine passed a drug test and a polygraph, proving that he did not have…

Billings case News

Thornton to testify against Gonzalez

January 28, 2010

As I reported yesterday, Frederick Thornton, Jr., age 19, has agreed to testify against Patrick Gonzalez and the others involved in the murders of Byrd and Melanie Billings. Wearing a bright fluorescent green jumpsuit with “Esc.…

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Thornton may enter plea tomorrow (Update)

January 27, 2010

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that Frederick Lee Thornton, Jr. will appear before Judge Nickolas Geeker Thursday, Jan. 28 at 9:30 a.m. He is expected to enter a plea. Thornton is charged with premeditated homicide…

News Pensacola

Deadline on tax credits set for CMPA

January 27, 2010

The Capital Trust Agency Community Development Entity, has sent a letter to CMPA, UWF and the City setting Feb. 8 as the deadline for the agency to receive a communication from the CMPA “detailing the specific…

Escambia County News Politics

Brownsville Middle School deal is off

January 27, 2010

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church has withdrawn its offer for Brownsville Middle School after Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas refused to extend the due diligence period beyond 30 days or to consider a lower purchase price after…

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The Night They Drank that Dixie Beer Down

January 26, 2010

What was it like at the NFC National Championship Game? Read this account that was emailed to me. The game was like a parade block party,strangers acting like they knew each other, joking around with some…

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Edgar rests in Thornton case

January 26, 2010

The prosecution rested its case yesterday against the chief of staff for jailed former Okaloosa County Charlie Morris. Sabra Thornton is accused of stealing money from the county by manipulating Morris, who is serving time in…

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Mobile DA withdraws from Nodine case

January 26, 2010

Mobile County District Attorney John Tyson Jr. has recused himself from the Nodine marijuana case and requested Escambia County (Ala.) District Attorney Stephen Billy handle it and decide whether to pursue drug charges against Mobile County…

News Pensacola Politics

Stafford is not running

January 25, 2010

Spoke with Supervisor of Elections David Stafford. He has decided not to run for Pensacola mayor. “My wife and I had time to really talk it about this weekend and we decided that I should pass.”…