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CRA population trends

January 12, 2010

Consultant, Looney, Ricks & Kiss, assessed population trends as part of their work on the CRA 2010 plan, which will be presented to the Pensacola City Council on Thursday, Jan. 14. EDUCATION Education attainment levels for…

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CRA has population and real estate issues

January 11, 2010

The 2010 plan for the CRA that will be represented to the Pensacola City Council has an assessment of the population and real estate trends for downtown Pensacola and the CRA district. The population of the…

Escambia County Politics

Thomas failed to reveal leak

January 11, 2010

When Superintendent Malcolm Thomas was negotiating last month with Friendship Missionary Baptist Church over the sale of Brownsville Middle School, he failed to tell Pastor LuTimothy May, the school board and the public that was supporting…

Escambia County

Road, Inc. still gets special treatment

January 11, 2010

Cody Rawson and his road construction company, Road’s Inc., is still getting preferential treatment from the Escambia Board of County Commission. Jamie Page reports on his blog. Commissioners Robertson, Robinson, Valentino and White threw out the…

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CRA 2010 plan has merit

January 10, 2010

Becky Bray, Pensacola CRA administrator, her boss, Thaddeus Cohen and their consultant, Looney, Ricks & Kiss, should be commended for the 2010 plan for the CRA. The plan will be presented to the Pensacola City Council…

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Pensacola connection to Rubio

January 9, 2010

The Miami Herald and St. Pete Times are reporting on the race for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate between Gov. Charlie Crist and former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio. They reporting that the Pinellas…

News

It was pot in Nodine’s truck

January 9, 2010

The Mobile Press Register is reporting that the substance found in the county truck driven by Mobile Commissioner Stephen Nodine was in fact marijuana. Read more.…

Escambia County Politics

Valentino raises $14K in last qtr

January 9, 2010

Commissioner Gene Valentino has submitted his campaign finance report for the fourth quarter of 2009. He loaned his campaign $1,000 and raised an additional $13,310 from 113 contributors. His bigger contributor is Julian MacQueen through his…

Politics

Buzz: Evers may be behind BOCC vote

January 8, 2010

There is a rumor that State Rep. Greg Evers is a large factor behind Commissioner Wilson Robertson’s motion. Evers has been blasted for months on the NorthEscambia.com website in the Comments sections as being pro-consolidation since…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Roll Tide, roll BOCC

January 8, 2010

While most of us were watching the BCS National Championship or, at least, getting ready to watch the game, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners made three big decisions: 1. As predicted in the IN’s Winners…

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Homeless protest is on

January 7, 2010

Press Release Many others from around the city join Father Nathan in cold night protest. You can’t subsidize love, you can’t out-source compassion and you can’t force peace. January 7th, 2010 – PENSACOLA, FL [PNS] –…

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Church of Scientology lashes back at St. Pete Times

January 7, 2010

We received in the mail a newspaper, 12 pages on high-bright, that attacks the St. Petersburg Times, its management and its foundation, Poynter Institute. It’s called Freedom, with the subhead “Investigative Reporting in the Public Interest.”…