Tuesday, Nov. 2
Republicans sweep all four Florida Cabinet positions for the first time since Reconstruction.
Wednesday, Nov. 3
A Milton couple, Robert and Erin Bacon, faces felony charges for allegedly stealing more than $100,000 from sales taxes they collected at their Pensacola car dealership, Pensacola Auto Brokers Economy.
Thursday, Nov. 4
Escambia County commissioners unanimously vote in favor of an ordinance that allows for the installation of cameras at traffic lights.
Friday, Nov. 5
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service announces the temporary closure of Escambia Bay and East Bay for the collection of oysters, clams and mussels. The harvest of scallops, shrimp and crabs is allowed.
Saturday, Nov. 6
The State Attorney’s Office is reviewing a fight last week at Hobbs Middle School in Milton that resulted in two eighth-graders being suspended for 10 days.
Sunday, Nov. 7
Robert Sumner, a former captain of the Pensacola Fire Department, is found dead in Baldwin County of an apparent suicide. Sumner recently had been placed on probation for bilking customers of his construction business.
NEWS OF THE WEEK
Ashton Hayward is elected as Pensacola’s first strong mayor, defeating incumbent Mike Wiggins 10,666-9,849.