While there was no commitment to an investigation, the Pensacola City Council did decide to continue exploring. “It’s not about guilt or innocence, just fact-finding,” said Council President Sam Hall. Two weeks ago, the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 71, requested that the council [...]
The public will have the opportunity tonight to review and comment on a recently released plan from the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment trustees. The plan outlines the second round of projects slated to receive funding from a $1 billion BP fund dedicated to early restoration in [...]
The Pensacola City Council will consider during today's Committee of the Whole meeting if it should investigate Mayor Ashton Hayward after the local police union approached it with concerns that he misused his position and complaints of intimidation. The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 71, [...]
Judge Roger Vinson’s recent ruling on Occupy Pensacola’s lawsuit against the city of Pensacola could prove costly for the protest group. “Today, the City of Pensacola informed my clients, regular citizens of Pensacola, who have merely sought to have their constitutional rights vindicated [...]
The West Florida Public Library system got a Band-Aid yesterday for fiscal year 2013. Now the city of Pensacola and Escambia County must figure out a long term funding solution for the system. “We still have a lot of homework to do on it,” City Administrator Bill Reynolds told the Pensacola [...]
Occupy Pensacola was handed a defeat yesterday in its lawsuit against the city of Pensacola. The United States District Court, Northern District of Florida ruled that the city was within its right to remove tented protesters associated with the Occupy movement from the north lawn of Pensacola City [...]
Press Release: Visit Pensacola, the tourism arm of the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce announced today the availability of an application for Festival and Event Marketing and Promotional Support Request for events aimed at bringing substantial numbers of overnight visitors to Escambia [...]
It is the black hole of election results. Both Escambia and Okaloosa are posting results online.
With one precinct left to be reported, Gerald Wingate has a slight lead over incumbent John Jerralds - 1182 to 1168. This will be close.
Lumon May 9.272; Tiffany Washington 2573; Hugh King 858; and Dooley Johnson 203
The Downtown Improvement Board is embarking on a search for a new permanent executive director. When the board began discussing the recently released report from the Mayor’s Urban Redevelopment Advisory Committee this morning, members wondered if the search was worth the effort. “If this is [...]
Standing outside Precinct 34 earlier today, Phil Hall, an observer with Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), said everything was going well. There had been an issue with a ballot machine, but it got corrected swiftly. “It’s going smoothly,” Hall said. Observers and poll officials at precincts 28 [...]