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WEAR TV gets a new anchor

July 14, 2015

WWL TV reporter Jaclyn Kelley let her NOLA Facebook fans know she is moving to Pensacola: I have some very exciting news to share! I will be joining the WEAR-TV anchor team in Pensacola, Florida! Starting…


New GM for WEAR TV 3 named

August 21, 2014

MarketWatch reports that Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. has announced that J.C. Lowe, who was Sinclair’s General Manager in Birmingham, will become the General Manager of WEAR (ABC) and WFGX (MyNet) in Pensacola. In making the announcement,…

BP Disaster

Pensacola Beach is the Wild West

July 1, 2010

Who is in charge of the cleanup/cover up activities on Pensacola Beach? Heavy equipment is destroying the beach daily. I have a confirmed report from a county official that at least one sand dune has been…

BP Disaster

Commissioner says don’t believe BP

June 6, 2010

I returned to the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center for the first time in four weeks…and I got some memorable quotes and answers that reputed much of what BP spokesperson Lucia Bustamonte said on WEAR TV…


DeLuna Clue 2010 # 1

May 25, 2010

From Fiesta of Five Flags: Can You Guess The Identity of Fiesta’s King and Queen? From June 3-13, Pensacola will celebrate the 61st Fiesta of Five Flags celebration – the oldest and largest festival in Florida.…

Escambia County Politics

County Fire Marshall transferred (updated)

April 9, 2010

Escambia County remains “Bubba-ville USA.” WEAR TV 3 reports that last week Interim County Administrator Larry Newsom asked for the voluntary resignation of Stephen Rinaldi, county fire marshal. Sonya Daniel, public information manager, called to tell…

Pensacola Politics

Gang Forum

March 5, 2010

Press Release: Sacred Heart Trauma Center, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office to Present Forum on Gangs in Our Community PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Sacred Heart Trauma Center and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the…

Escambia County Politics

Thomas to close three schools

March 3, 2010

WEAR TV 3 reports that Escambia County Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas wants to close three alternative schools: Sidney Nelson, AV Clubbs and E-Seal. I couldn’t find anything about the closures on the school district’s website.…


Thornton to testify against Gonzalez

January 28, 2010

As I reported yesterday, Frederick Thornton, Jr., age 19, has agreed to testify against Patrick Gonzalez and the others involved in the murders of Byrd and Melanie Billings. Wearing a bright fluorescent green jumpsuit with “Esc.…


Billings case: Wednesday, July 15 part 2

January 1, 2010

MAKING MONEY Wednesday, July 15 Jean Duncan and her boyfriend Glenn Burnett come around 6 p.m. to the ECSO to proved statement to Investigator Tama Barber., who interviews them separately. Duncan tells Barber that she had…


Billings case: Saturday, July 11

December 31, 2009

HUNT FOR RED VAN Saturday, July 11 On Friday, Deputy Greg Smith of Baldwin County, Alabama contacted the ECSO. Investigator Hardy followed up on the call. Smith discovered on Sunday, July 5 at 3:58 a.m., a…


Billings recap: Later Thursday, July 9

December 30, 2009

FAMILY FEUDS Investigator Terry Hardy arrives on the crime scene at 9:05 p.m. Sgt. Rusty Hoard has been named the lead on the case. Hardy, Tyree and Guy are to assist him. After being updated by…

Escambia County

Mediacom vs. WEAR round-two

December 16, 2009

Once again the two corporations are battling for Gulf Breeze and Santa Rosa dollars. And Mediacom is threatening to drop WEAR from its line-up unless Sinclair forks over some money. This happened in 2007 when Mediacom…


News coverage of budget workshop weak

June 29, 2007

Escambia County Commission held its first budget workshop yesterday. WEAR TV focused on the cuts on funds given to non-profits like the Florida Wildlife Sanctuary, St. Michael Cemetery, Clean & Green, 4th of July Fireworks. No…