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John Myslak has written a letter to the Pensacola City Council regarding the 2012 recommendation by the Mayor's Urban Redevelopment Advisory Committee that called for a form-based code system for planning and land development. The system would have created local neighborhood overlays that give [...]
Congressman Jeff Miller (R-Chumuckla) was the the first member to call for the resignation of Rep. Trey Radel (R-Ft. Myers), after Radel pled guilty to a misdemeanor count of possession of cocaine and was sentenced to one year of supervised probation. Miller told a Tampa TV station last week: [...]
This is impressive. Florida State University AcaBelles perform Royals (opb. Lorde) View here.
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PENSACOLA, FL, November 22, 2013-Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) members have decided to cancel the Pensacola Wine Festival rescheduled for December 8, 2013. The Wine Festival was originally scheduled on October 5th but due to Tropical Storm “Karen” was postponed.The Board's decision is based [...]
Lee Tracy and Intracoastal Outfitters are hosting today from 5-8 p.m. a wine tasting and shopping benefit for Epilepsy Society of Northwest Florida. Wine for Humanity will serve and sell premium wines. There will $15 gift cards for all participants who donate $10 or more to the Epilepsy [...]
A small victory for the public and the democratic process. Visit Pensacola was not on today's agenda for the Escambia County Commission and was not added to it by any of the commissioners.
Councilman Andy Terhaar has posted a message on Facebook. He plans to vote against rezoning the property on the corner of Spanish Trail and Summitt Boulevard when the issue comes before the Pensacola City Council in January. Against the advice of the City Attorney, I DO plan to vote NO when the [...]
Michael A. Lowery, the union president for the transit workers' union, has pre-filed for County Commissioner, District 4 in the 2014 Election. Lowery will be running as a Democrat.
The City Council had a lot on its plate at Thursday night’s meeting. The meeting opened with public comment from two food service employees from Baltimore Washington International Airport speaking out about conditions under Creative Food Group, a company that manages airport restaurant [...]
The city demanded $600 before the engineering dept would work on Pensacola Veterans Parade FDOT permit. Commissioner Lumon May, Sen Greg Evers and Congressman Jeff Miller intervened and got Escambia County to do it at no charge. No word on whether Mayor Hayward will be in the parade or speak at [...]