Jay Oil Field Closed

January 23, 2009

NorthEscambia.Com reports “Production has been suspended at the Jay Oil Field, and almost 30 employees have been laid off. Quantum Resources of Denver, Colorado, laid off 29 employees and stopped production due to a large drop…

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Magaha addresses staff reductions

January 23, 2009

Clerk of Courts Ernie Lee Magaha has written a letter to the Chief Judge Kim Skievaski, BOCC Chairman Marie Young, Public Defender James Owens, Sheriff David Morgan, State Attorney Bill Eddins and Pensacola Police Chief John…

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Pensacola – Bottle Club & Bingo Capital of Florida

January 23, 2009

The Pensacola City Council showed that is serious about creating jobs at its first regular meeting by voting to allow bingo parlors within the city limits. “In this economic time, any commercial building that can have…

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More on Jail Death

January 22, 2009

Shelia Doreen Jackson was in the Escambia County Jail awaiting to be transported to the state mental hospital. Jackson was arrested in May 2008 for possession of cocaine – a third degree felony. Two doctors did…

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All for One says Evers is supporting the bill

January 22, 2009

I interviewed Jason Crawford, co-chair of Escambia All-For-One: “Scott Remington and I, on behalf of Escambia All-for-One, have been working closely and extensively with Rep. Evers who chairs our local legislative delegation. Since Jan 7, Rep.…

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Buzz: New bar coming to downtown

January 22, 2009

We’re hearing that the Hopjacks crew is opening another bar on Palafox. We’ve got call into Corey, Joe and Melissa to find out where and when. They are opening a new bar in Mobile at the…

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Bingo Parlors may come to Pensacola

January 22, 2009

Innerlight Surf Shop owner J.B. Schluter wants to put in a Bingo Parlor on his property on Ninth Avenue. A public hearing by the city council will be held tonight to determine whether the land can…

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Buzz: Peaden/Evers will derail consolidation

January 22, 2009

Latest political gossip: The fix is in to stop the efforts to have the state legislature pass bill for the formation of a consolidation commission. Two of our Okaloosa lawmakers have figured out how to derail…

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Death at Escambia County Jail

January 21, 2009

Sheila Jackson, 50, was found dead Wednesday at 2 a.m. during an hourly check of inmates housed in the infirmary. Jackson had been in jail since Jan. 7 on a narcotics charge. We will post more…

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Purple ticket curse

January 21, 2009

The trials and tribulations of IN staffers Sean Boone and Joani Delezen at the inauguration: Down But Not Out An Event Failure Couldn’t Stop Patriotic Pride I’ll start by saying Joani and I didn’t get into…

Sorry, Obama’s birth certificate is real

January 21, 2009

Despite persistent Internet rumors to the contrary, the St. Petersburg Times stands firm on its conclusion that Barack Obama was indeed born in the United States. Their investigation went further than simply accepting a copy of…

White House gets new website

January 21, 2009

The Obama techie team has been hard at work redesigning the White House website. Check it out – here…

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BTW: Studers pay city taxes, too

January 20, 2009

The Studers own several properties in the City – both downtown and in Belmont area. Their total property tax bill for these properties is $14,276.83.…