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Winners & Losers 11/8/12

Winners & Losers 11/8/12

WINNERS George Touart The former county administrator is tanned, rested and ready to take back over his old job. Five years ago, Touart resigned under a cloud of suspicion over his business [...]

Outtakes 11/8/12

Outtakes 11/8/12

Escambia’s Odd Couple Hell froze over and pigs began to fly when Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino made the motion to hire George Touart as the interim county administrator. They say [...]

Winners & Losers 11/1/12

Winners & Losers 11/1/12

Winners TEAM Santa Rosa A Santa Rosa County Grand Jury has completed its review of numerous allegations involving TEAM Santa Rosa, which handled the county's economic development efforts until [...]

Outtakes 11/1/12

Outtakes 11/1/12

ELECTION EXTORTION Four years ago, companies were banned from telling their employees how to vote. Today they can, thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010. Citizens [...]

Winners & Losers 10/25/12

Winners & Losers 10/25/12

The Winner & Losers division of the IN media and entertainment empire discovered this survey to be given to candidates for the Escambia County Administrator job. 1. Do you have a nickname, [...]

Outtakes 10/25/12

Outtakes 10/25/12

Public Hanging Still Exists Job evaluations are opportunities for managers to help employees improve their work performances. Good ones are objective. They should be based on measurable results and [...]

Winners & Losers 10/18/12

Winners & Losers 10/18/12

WINNERS: Vicki Miller The wife of Congressman Jeff Miller is championing Wreaths Across America which is working with the Three Rivers Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution to double [...]

Outtakes 10/18/12

Outtakes 10/18/12

Lame Ducks Bite The most dangerous elected official is the one who no longer seeks public office but still has time to create havoc. It’s particularly dangerous when the politician is a county [...]

Winners & Losers 10/11/12

Winners & Losers 10/11/12

WINNER Mitt Romney The Republican presidential nominee needed a boost to his floundering campaign. The first presidential debate galvanized his supporters and gave him a chance to act [...]

Outtakes 10/11/12

Outtakes 10/11/12

LIBRARY POLITICS Pensacola and Escambia County are in a new spitting battle. The issue of public libraries is one that has plagued the community for decades.  The city of Pensacola runs the [...]

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