Politics

More on W. Dalton closing

November 12, 2008

Wayne Dalton plant to close in Pensacola The Wayne Dalton company, the world’s leader in garage door manufacturing, will be closing its plant in Ellison Field. According to plant human relations representative Michelle Seymour, the company…

Navarre Pier to get permits

November 12, 2008

According to the Daily News,the National Marine Fisheries Service completes this week its review of the study on the pier’s impact on sea turtles and gulf sturgeon. The Fisheries Service’s comments will be forwarded to the…

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Monroeville mill lays off 300

November 12, 2008

Georgia-Pacific will close its plywood mill north of Monroeville in mid-January, indefinitely laying off close to 300 workers. The lowest housing starts in more than 20 years were blamed for the idling of the facility.…

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How to prepare for PNJ interview

November 12, 2008

They’ve set their template for the newly elected officials. Be ready to name five priorities. Monday we had David Morgan. Yesterday Malcolm Thomas. Today Mike Wiggins. Mike Wiggins – Pensacola mayor 1. Revving up the economy…

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Buzz: Wayne Dalton to close

November 11, 2008

Wayne Dalton is handing out between 250 and 300 pink slips to it’s employees at Ellison. They are shutting the Pensacola operation down and moving to Ohio. Actual closing will be in January, according to our…

Radio show missed

November 11, 2008

Kenneth Quinnell of Florida Progressive Coalition lists IN Your Head Radio as one the things he will miss after the Nov. 4 election. We interviewed Kenneth from inside the Big Tent – which was the area…

UWF picks up baseball signee

November 11, 2008

Tampa Tribune published that Durant High School senior baseball player Ty Sullivan has verbally committed to the University of West Florida. Sullivan, a left-handed pitcher, went 5-5 with a 2.64 ERA as a junior. He struck…

County downsizing

November 11, 2008

Not in Escambia County, but Charlotte County, where 13 jobs were cut in the Building Inspections and Construction Services Department. The county also closed two satellite offices where building and construction services, such as permits, were…

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How Obama won Florida

November 11, 2008

Miami Herald’s Sunday edition had this cover story on how Obama won Florida. It’s a behind-the-scenes look at the campaign. The reporters interview Steve Schale, 34, Obama’s state director and had access to the Florida state…

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Status of CMP Contract

November 10, 2008

Eleven weeks ago, the Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees approved Land Capital Group as the master developer for the park. The goal was to have a contract signed by Sept. 30. We had IN…

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Maren DeWeese has a blog

November 10, 2008

Sam Hall broke ground with his blog back in 2006. Councilman-elect Maren DeWeese has her own – pensacolad3.blogspot.com…

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Larry Johnson Rally

November 10, 2008

The Pensacola City Council runoff is set for Tuesday, Nov. 25. District 4 candidate Larry Johnson will hold a rally at 600 South on Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 5:30-7 p.m. 600 South is part of New…

Boone report: Election Sparks Area Gun Sales

November 10, 2008

by IN reporter Sean Boone The election of a Democrat to the White House on top of a nation-wide financial crisis has sparked a sharp increase in gun sales for many area gun shops. “We’re seeing…

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50 facts you might not know about Obama

November 10, 2008

The Telegraph came up with this list. Here are a few of my favorites: • He is left-handed – the sixth post-war president to be left-handed • He has read every Harry Potter book • He…

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Need a job?

November 10, 2008

You can apply for a position with the Obama administration online – www.change.gov. This website is designed to provide prospective applicants with information to help them apply for positions in the Obama-Biden Administration. From the website:…