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Bergosh on Pensacola Speaks @ 5pm

June 18, 2015

School Board member Jeff Bergosh will be on Pensacola Speaks today at 5:05 p.m. Pensacola Speaks airs on News Talk 1370 WCOA Monday-Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can call in and join the…

Pensacola

Missing pieces to MCM-BAP MOU puzzle

June 18, 2015

A few more odd points concerning the MCM-BAP MOU: 1) The cover letter is on MCM-BAP letterhead but addressed to Willy A. Bermello of Bermello Ajamil & Partners, Inc. and Eric Valderrama of MCM, Munilla Construction…

Caring

FL Summer Meal program expands

June 18, 2015

By Suzanne Potter, Newsservice.org Eighty-six percent of children in Florida who qualify for a free or reduced-price lunch in summer don’t participate, according to a report recently released by the Food Research and Action Center. Debra…

News

Barry, May and Williamson get certifications

June 18, 2015

The Florida Association of Counties (FAC) presented County Commissioners Steven Barry, Lumon May of Escambia County and Jayer Williamson of Santa Rosa County the Certified County Commissioner (CCC) designations, following their completion of a comprehensive study…

Education

School enrollment is flat in Escambia County

June 17, 2015

Less than year after Escambia County voters approved an extension of the sales tax for public schools–and two weeks after he pre-filed for a third term, Superintendent Malcolm Thomas is ready to launch a huge construction…

Business

Air Travelers, send us photos of your food receipts

June 17, 2015

We’ve gotten feedback that OHM food and drink prices are comparable to what travelers pay at other airports. Others have told us the prices are higher. Let’s settle it. Please send me – rick@inweekly.net – photos…

2016 Election

Clinton leads Rubio, Bush in Florida

June 17, 2015

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Democrat Hillary Clinton holds slight edges over Republicans Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush in potential 2016 presidential battles in Florida, but voters are concerned about the honesty and…

Education

Brevard School Board selects new superintendent

June 17, 2015

Most large school districts in Florida have an appointed school superintendents. Escambia County is the largest district that still elects its school leader. Yesterday, the Brevard County School Board picked Desmond Blackburn to be the new…

Business

Andrews hires former Penn State AD

June 17, 2015

Press Release: Baptist Health Care and the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine are pleased to announce that David M. Joyner, M.D., has been selected as senior vice president and executive director of the Andrews…

Pensacola

A few more points on MCM-BAP offer

June 17, 2015

I spoke with Jim Reeves, chairman of the CMPA Board of Directors, last night. He agrees the June 8 offer by MCM-BAP is very different than the one his board voted on in January. Reeves described…