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Pensacola

Word on the Street: What was Ashton thinking?

August 12, 2015

The Cease and Desist letter from attorney Alistar McKenzie regarding the City Administrator Eric Olson allegedly threatening the president of the North Hill Preservation Association was dated July 20. When Mayor Ashton Hayward announced on August…

News

Minyard reappointed as Medical Examiner

August 12, 2015

The News Service of Florida reports that Andrea Minyard, David Stewart, Jon Thogmartin And Barbara Wolf have been reappointed by Gov. Rick Scott as district medical examiners. Minyard, of Gulf Breeze, is chief medical examiner of…

Business Pensacola

Montgomery mayor welcomes Sky Warrior project

August 12, 2015

WSFA reports that Montgomery, Ala. Mayor Todd Strange is excited about his city being considered for Sky Warrior’s Initial Flight Screening Program, which could include a possible hotel or dorm to house up to 2,000 airmen.…

Pensacola

Municipal Official of the Year award named for Wu

August 12, 2015

Somehow the City of Pensacola’s Communications Department missed this. Jackson County Floridan reports that during the June 2015 Northwest Florida League of Cities board meeting, members voted unanimously to name the annual Municipal Official of the…

Pensacola

Three strikes put Olson on the hot seat

August 12, 2015

The News Journal is reporting today that Mayor Ashton Hayward’s City Administrator Eric Olson has been accused of threatening an NAS employee who also heads the city’s oldest neighborhood association. The story follows a similar report…

News Pensacola

Councilman Brian Spencer also cleared

August 11, 2015

The Florida Ethics Commission also dismissed a series of allegations against Pensacola City Councilman Brian Spencer. From the report: No probable cause was found to believe that Pensacola City Councilmember BRIAN SPENCER had a voting conflict…

Politics

ESCO will seek legal fees and other costs from Valentino

August 11, 2015

After the dismissal of the former Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino’s ethics complaints against him and his agency, Sheriff David Morgan told Inweekly that he has directed the attorneys from the Florida Sheriff’s Risk Management Fund…