Chappie James Museum takes another step toward reality

January 12, 2017

by Eurydice Stanley Nearly 100 community members gathered Tuesday afternoon for the groundbreaking of the General Daniel “Chappie” James, Jr. Museum and Flight Academy. Though 10 golden shovels were in place behind the childhood home of…


Breakdown of Government Street Stormwater Budget

January 12, 2017

Councilwoman Sherri Myers supplied Inweekly the latest financial report on the Government Street Stormwater Project. Appropriations by Fund Total Appropriation: $3,795,122.70 Cost & Encumbered: $3,434,209.71 Remaining Budget: $360,912.99 The Remaining Budget is split: Construction Appropriations: $242,059.86…

Business Education Escambia County

CIE rebrands as Co:Lab

January 12, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo FloridaWest revealed a new name and new branding Wednesday for its Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship or CIE for short. It’s new name is Co:Lab and like its young and innovative…

Escambia County

Committee of the Whole agenda, Jan. 12

January 11, 2017

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting Thursday, Jan. 12 beginning at 9 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Board Chambers (1st Floor) located at 221…

Education Pensacola

UWF Historic Trust: Want to be a part of history?

January 11, 2017

The University of West Florida Historic Trust is seeking volunteers to serve as tour guides, living history interpreters, museum store attendants, and archive and collection assistants at its properties in Historic Pensacola. Starting this month, the…

Florida Politics

Florida House set to look for budget cuts

January 11, 2017

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA House members are expected to consider how they would cut the state budget by anywhere from $1.1 billion to $2.2 billion as part of an exercise toward making…