The list of semi-finalists for the executive director position for the Community Maritime Park was passed out at the board meeting on July 13. There are a few familiar names. Read Semi-finalists
Here is a letter from County Administrator George Touart to Century Mayor Evelyn Hammond about the possible termination of code enforcement in Century. The town had contracted with the county to do its code enforcement. According to Touart, the mayor has objected to the code officers writing up [...]
TuesDaily Dose PNJ: Pollution reason for relocation; Water shortages. Daily News: Gas prices, airport expansion, school buses with GPS. News Herald: Gaetz review session.
South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that Publix in Wellington, FL now has a walk-in medical clinic inside its store. It's the latest trend. More than 20 U.S. companies opened about 350 store-based clinics by the end of 2006, since the first one opened in 2000, according to Tine Hansen-Turton, [...]
NY Times reports that the casinos along the Gulf Coast are doing better than they did before Hurricane Katrina. Boomtown New Orleans, for instance, a casino on the edge of the city that was not flooded, booked $83 million in profit last year, nearly triple its pre-Katrina best. In Biloxi, even [...]
MonDaily Dose Monday editions are the weakest issues of the week. Today's papers prove it.
In the 60s & 70s - Miami Dolphins were Florida's pro football team. Sure we had to watch the Saints every Sunday on WKRG, but we rooted for the Dolphins Sun-Sentinel is conducting a poll to determine the all-time Dolphin team. Mark Clayton or Paul Warfield? Jason Taylor or Bill Stanfill? [...]
The News Herald reports the construction of the new $9 million, 55,000-square-foot Bay County Public Library is on schedule and will be completed by April 2008. Read Cover almost finished for county library Hmmmmmm....
The Ft. Walton Beach Daily News reports: The disappearance of about 50 Canada geese from the Tiger Point Golf and Country Club was at first a Gulf Breeze mystery. Later, when persistent area residents learned the birds had been rounded up and euthanized by agents of the federal [...]
The Independent News has come up with its ideas for government budgets (Ballsy Plan IV ). Suggestions range from privatization to annexation to consolidation. The goal of the county commission and city council shouldn't be to see how many gov't jobs can be saved, but how low can the tax rates be [...]
News Journal reports a former Catholic High School teacher is charged with using a mirror to look under a woman's skirt at a Pensacola bookstore - Ex-teacher accused of voyeurism. Pensacola Beach loses drinkable water when main breaks. Bushwacker sales skyrocket - Beach water main break [...]