House bill focuses on employment for disabled

April 2, 2015

With one lawmaker touting the plan as changing the way “we embrace people with unique abilities,” the Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved a measure that would help boost employment for people with disabilities. The News Service…


House of Sticks: Where Are The Watchdogs?

April 1, 2015

By Kent Lyndon We’re supposed to have flying cars in five years, so let’s board an imaginary vehicle and hop around to a few large American cities and see what has been happening. First stop: Denver.…

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Yikes, BP terminates contracts offshore rigs

March 31, 2015

Coming the heels of City COO Tamara Fountain’ announcement that DeepFlex has suspended construction at its facility at the Port of Pensacola. Reuters reports BP terminated contracts for two deepwater oil drilling rigs in the Gulf…


Gov. Scott appoints White to board

March 30, 2015

Governor Rick Scott announced three appointments to the Florida Development Finance Corporation. Frank White, 36, of Pensacola, is the general counsel and business analyst for Sandy Sansing Dealerships. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed…


Unexpected career moves

March 27, 2015 reports The Daily Brew host Willie Spears is the new head football coach of the District 2 Class 1A Vernon Yellow Jackets. Popular radio host Marty White announced his retirement yesterday after over 40 years…


FDOT could help fund VT-MAE taxiway and runway

March 26, 2015

I made a few calls to Tallahassee. Apparently the city has approached Florida Department of Transportation for help with the $3.5 million needed for the apron and taxiway for the VT-MAE hangar. My sources say FDOT…


Inweekly 2006: CEMEX port lease creates uproar

March 22, 2015

  The future of the Port of Pensacola was in the balance…or we were told.       Dust Up Over CEMEX By Duwayne Escobedo, published 3/17/06 In the doomsday thriller, “The Day After Tomorrow,” global…