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News

Rising Star Nominations

December 16, 2010

We need your help in identifying the 2011 Rising Stars — those under 35 adults that are truly making a difference in the community and who you believe are destined to build a better Pensacola. Requirements:…

Politics

Locals on Race To The Top committees

December 16, 2010

Florida Department of Education announced yesterday that members for seven of the eight Race to the Top implementation committees. Three are from the Escambia School District, including Superintendent Malcolm Thomas. One is from Santa Rosa County.…

Politics

Sheriff’s Office to Host Community Meeting

December 15, 2010

Press Release: In an effort to address community concerns and strengthen law enforcement and community relationships, Sheriff David Morgan will host a community meeting with Ellison Bennett, president of the local chapter of the Southern Christian…

Caring Year of the Child

Backpack Club gets great response

December 15, 2010

We’ve pushed the Bay Area Food Bank’s Backpack to fight childhood hunger in our public school system. For $110, supporters can feed a child and his siblings on weekends throughout the year. For $11,000, we can…

News

Homicide victim has long criminal record

December 15, 2010

Robert Witherspoon (age 24), who died from a gunshot wound while sitting in a 2005 Chevrolet Aveo near the intersection of Mary Lane and Paula Avenue, has a long criminal history for someone so young. From…

News

Suspect wanted in latest homicide

December 15, 2010

Press Release: An arrest warrant has been issued regarding a homicide that occurred yesterday afternoon, December 14, near the intersection of Mary Lane and Paula Avenue in Escambia County. Sheriff’s investigators have obtained a warrant for…

News

SRCO Tomlinson sentenced

December 15, 2010

Press Release: State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that John M. Tomlinson age 46 was sentenced December 14, 2010 in Santa Rosa County Circuit Court by the Honorable Kelvin Wells. He was sentenced to 30 years…

Buzz

Buzz: Habitat may buy Brownsville Middle School

December 15, 2010

Superintendent Malcolm Thomas is scurrying around trying to salvage a sale of the closed Brownsville Middle School after his Krispy Kreme power-play fell through. The word on the street is Habitat for Humanity may buy part…