News

Homeless prevention funds update

December 1, 2009

Press Release: Catholic Charities and Families Count, the agencies responsible for administering Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing funding, have issued the following clarification regarding eligibility criteria for individuals and families wishing to access Homeless Prevention &…

Escambia County Politics

City Pension solution

December 1, 2009

If Consolidation is recommended by the commission and that plan includes merging Energy Services of Pensacola into a utility authority, then ESP shouldn’t be given. Instead, it should be sold to the new authority. All proceeds…

Politics

Johnson pre-files

November 30, 2009

Press Release: City Councilman Larry B. Johnson pre-filed today to run for re-election to the Pensacola City Council, District 4. Johnson, whose district includes parts of East Hill, Cordova, and East Pensacola Heights, said he was…

News

Crist to speak at Lincoln Dinner

November 30, 2009

Press release: The Escambia County Republican Party welcomes Governor Charlie Crist as a featured guest at its 2009 Lincoln Day Dinner scheduled for this Thursday evening, December 3, 2009 from 6-9pm at The Courtyard in North…

News

Billboard snafu for WPMI

November 30, 2009

A digital billboard “snafu” in Mobile has caused quite a stir at WPMI. Newport Television, the owners of WPMI, have suspended General Manager Shea Grandquest and News Director Wes Finley for one week, without pay. The…

Politics

New Future for Zoo?

November 30, 2009

Northwest Florida Daily reports The Zoo Northwest Florida is in negotiations with the Virginia Safari Park in Natural Bridge, Va. “We are negotiating, but nothing has been finalized,” said Eric Mogensen, director of the drive-through animal…

News

By District

November 25, 2009

Sam Hall’s District 2 canceled out Ron Townsend’s District 7: +84 vs. -79 PC Wu’s District 1 canceled out John Jerralds’ District 5: +241 vs. -225 This referendum was won on the east side of Pensacola.…

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More Election stats

November 25, 2009

10 City Precincts had more No votes than Yes votes: Sam Hall – District 2 #51 Ferry Pass Y:6 N:8 #106 Grace Lutheran Y:187 N:194 #108 Holy Cross Y:112 N:128 #110 PCC Y:14 N:22 John Jerralds…

Escambia County

Poker coming to dogtrack

November 25, 2009

Mobile Press Register is reporting: “Officials at Pensacola Greyhound Track in western Escambia County expect the track’s poker room to open “around the end of January,” general manager Nick Schlikin said in a Pensacola News Journal…