COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE WORKSHOP HAGLER MASON CONFERENCE ROOM SECOND FLOOR, MEZZANINE LEVEL, CITY HALL 3 p.m.
Escambia County was dealt a big financial blow when Circuit Judge Jere Tolton ruled on Dec. 27 that convicted, former county commissioner W.D. Childers won’t have to reimburse the county for the $1 million it lost on the resale of the Escambia County Soccer Complex. Childers is serving time in [...]
Our U.S. Rep Jeff Miller administered the oath of office to Charles Bronson's Commissioner of Agriculture yesterday. Could it be Miller is in line for Bronson's job? Bronson got the post by first being appointed to office by then-Gov. Jeb Bush which gave him the upper-hand in the next [...]
The Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to AppRiver, LLC has been selected as the January Small Business of the Month. “We started with two guys and a spam trap,” quipped co-founders Michael Murdoch and Joel Smith when asked about their 2002 start-up company, AppRiver, [...]
Thoughts for 2007 Politics is about your values. Stand up for what’s right. Respect the truth. Respect loyalty. Think about things. Don’t “develop ‘til you die“. Don’t be a “hanger-on”, do something. Have respect for others. Trust your own counsel. Live more [...]
COUNTERPOINT TO JOHN EDWARDS’ POSITION FOR US WITHDRAWAL FROM IRAQ John Edwards supports a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Iraq. John Cox disagrees. John Edwards has joined Dianne Feinstein and. Senator Carl Levin (D-Michigan), the next chairman of the Senate Armed Services [...]
Regina Sakalarios-Rogers, English and Foreign Languages, had her story, “Pillaged,” published by “Toasted Cheese” online, a highly ranked online literary publication. The story was also recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize, which is the most honored literary project in America. John [...]
Not all of these have announced: Democrats: Liz Campbell: High name recognition. Ran a strong race against Holly. Front runner for Dems - unless Dee Dee Ritchie enters the race John Jerralds: Has strong standing in the black community, Pensacola City Councilman. Larry B. Johnson: Lost to [...]
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Benson is the new head of Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Election must be in 60 days. Let the campaigning begin!!!
According to the Ottawa Citizen: Laval-based Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has agreed to buy 13 Groovin Noovin stores in the Pensacola area from Richcor Inc. to expand in Florida. The company has about 5,200 convenience stores in the U.S. and Canada after buying Circle K from ConocoPhillips in [...]
“Still No Home for the Holidays” for Katrina Survivors National Fair Housing Alliance Files Housing Discrimination Complaint and Issues Report about Discrimination Post-Hurricane WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 22, 2006 – The National Fair Housing Alliance today filed race discrimination [...]
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County Administrator George Touart called last night. He believes he's being made the scapegoat on this issue and is being treated unfairly. "There's nobody more in favor of moving that plant than me, Outzen. That's the God's honest truth." Touart said that Commissioner Marie Young has asked [...]