Escambia County News

Buzz: Ronnie Mac wants back

January 7, 2010

Former Escambia County Sheriff Ronnie McNesby is telling former supporters that he plans to run against Sheriff David Morgan in 2012. The former campaign donors are stunned. They admit they didn’t laugh in his face, but…

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Press calls for Nodine to submit to drug test

January 7, 2010

The Mobile Press Register is asking that Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine to submit to a drug test. A substance that appeared to be marijuana was found in his county truck last month after he brought…

News Pensacola

Fight to keep downtown Post Office

January 6, 2010

Yesterday, American Postal Workers Union members stood outside the Downtown U.S. Postal Service Office on Palafox Place with a petition board to save the 30-plus-year-old Pensacola branch. The group handed out pamphlets that describe some of…

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10 Ways to Help Cities Grow Smarter

January 6, 2010

Fast Company Magazine is highlighting The Smart Growth Manual by Andres Duany, Jeff Speck, and Mike Lydon presents 150 tips for building cities that are livable, sustainable and enjoyable for those who live there. Here are…

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Minister protests lack of shelter

January 6, 2010

Press Release False assurance is no assurance at all. Priest to sleep outside unless adequate shelter is provided for all, not just some. January 5th, 2010 – PENSACOLA, FL [PNS] – A Statement by the Rev.…

Politics

Response to Greer resignation

January 5, 2010

Florida GOP Party Chairman Jim Greer submitted his resignation today, effective Feb. 20, after conservative grassroots activists, Marco Rubio supporters and party donors were calling for his ouster. Greer, who has headed the state party since…

Entertainment

Jude Law to visit P’cola baby

January 5, 2010

Celebrity alert: News of the World reports that Jude Law, co-star of “Sherlock Holmes,” has finally agreed to meet his daughter, Sophia,at the Pensacola home of her mom Samantha Burke. Read more.…

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Affidavit tells more about Nodine’s truck

January 5, 2010

On Dec. 23, 2009, Mobile County workers found what appeared to be marijuana in the county truck driver by Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine. The Mobile Press Register reports that according to the affidavit filed with…

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Letter on ECSO reassignment

January 5, 2010

The daily newspaper has published an article on the reassignment of Bill Chavers from Chief Deputy to OIC of Traffic, DUI and Neighborhood Task Force. Sheriff Morgan in a memorandum to the his staff stated that…

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Mexican mafia along Gulf Coast

January 4, 2010

BBC News reported over the weekend that a suspected senior member of one of Mexico’s major drugs cartels, Carlos Beltran Leyva, was arrested in Culiacan, Mexico. Leyva of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel, is the brother…

Politics

Senate District 2 race heats up

January 4, 2010

According to the Daily News, state Sen. Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) will soon to endorse state Rep. Greg Evers (R-Baker) as his choice to succeed Durell Peaden, who terms out of office in 2010. Evers is running…

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Editorial: Gulf ports ready for more business

January 4, 2010

The Mobile Press Register published an editorial on bright futures of Central Gulf ports, Central Gulf ports ready for the future. Guess which Gulf Coast port isn’t mentioned in the editorial.…