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No Final Resting Place

No Final Resting Place

Search for the Ghoul of Whitmire Cemetery By Trevor Webb In the late 1950s, Pensacola lost its innocence. In one of the most unsettling crimes in the history of Escambia County, a serial [...]

The Buzz 1/27/11

The Buzz 1/27/11

BROWNSVILLE MIDDLE, THE SEQUEL Diversity Program Advisors (DPA), a for-profit corporation formed by George Hawthorne, has signed a sales contract for the closed Brownsville Middle School. DPA is [...]

IN Interview: Jeff Miller

IN Interview: Jeff Miller

CONGRESSMAN SPEAKS OUT ON ISSUES FACING 112TH CONGRESS by IN STAFF Congressman Jeff Miller (R-Chumuckla) has represented Northwest Florida since 2001. With the Republicans assuming control of the [...]

The Buzz 1/20/11

The Buzz 1/20/11

FRAUD IN THE INDUCEMENT In “Hoodwinked” (Independent News, Dec. 9, 2010), the IN reported that Michael Buckley, Halcyon Ltd. president, stated that he was never part of the Land Capital Group [...]

The Buzz 1/13/11

The Buzz 1/13/11

AQUARIUM FIGHT Bill Young has a big challenge. The Pensacola resident and director of operations of Aquarium of Pensacola must raise $50,000 by Jan. 19 for a feasibility study for his proposed [...]

New City Government Takes Control

New City Government Takes Control

BEHIND THE SCENES OF COUNCIL PRESIDENT VOTE by RICK OUTZEN The Pensacola City Council chambers were packed Jan. 10 for the swearing in of the city’s first strong mayor and the new council. [...]

The Buzz 1/6/11

The Buzz 1/6/11

HOUSING BY THE NUMBERS The U.S. Census Bureau recently released the 2005-2009 American Community Survey, which showed that 15 percent of the Escambia County’s 138,000 housing units were vacant. Of [...]

Restorative Justice Pilot Program Halted

Restorative Justice Pilot Program Halted

SCHOOL DISTRICT REJECTS ALTERNATIVE TO ZERO TOLERANCE GRANT by Dustin Toney Restorative Justice offered his daughter salvation from the harsh punishments handed out under the Escambia County [...]

Legal High on the Way Out

Legal High on the Way Out

DEA, Armed Forces Ban Spice By Brett Hutchins Spice, K2, Blaze and Red X Dawn are hot commodities. These synthetic cannabis products—fake marijuana—are sold legally in local tobacco and [...]

The Buzz 12.16

The Buzz 12.16

MPDP BETRAYAL The one person who has been consistently mentioned in both the Request for Qualification (RFQ) and Request for Proposal (RFP) is Cynthia Griffin of Saxet Realty. Her role per the RFQ [...]

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