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Terhaar explains his film commissioner proposal

May 11, 2015

Council President Andy Terhaar told Inweekly his intention with his film commission ordinance was to begin the process of attracting outside companies to film in Pensacola. “It was never my intention to prohibit any local or…

Politics

Podcast: LaRuby May on her victory

May 11, 2015

All the provisional votes have been counted. Pensacola native LaRuby May has been declared the victor – by 80 votes – in her bid for Washington, D.C. Ward 8 city council seat. We had her on…

2016 Election

Evers interested in Congress

May 9, 2015

If Congressman Jeff Miller decides to run for U.S. Senate in 2016, State Sen. Greg Evers is interest in his Congressional seat. Sen. Evers, R-Baker, told the Northwest Florida Daily News: “I feel like the people…

2016 Election

PS Podcast: Who will run in 2016

May 8, 2015

On Pensacola Speaks, Full Contact Strategies CEO Ryan Wiggins played “Political Musical Chairs” with me. The key catalysts will be Jeff Miller leaving Congress to run for U.S. Senate and State Sen. Greg Evers running for…

Pensacola

Mr. Mayor, please let the people talk with you

May 8, 2015

One person missing from the Destination 2020 event was Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward. As I watched the slides of hundreds of citizens – white, black, Hispanic, Asian, young, old – participating in meetings on tourism, I…

Business

Community engagement key to Destination 2020

May 8, 2015

Four hundred people gathered yesterday at the Rex Theater for a multimedia update by Visit Pensacola on Destination 2020, its five-year strategy for marketing the greater Pensacola area —Pensacola Beach, Pensacola and Perdido Key— as a…

Education

PS Today: Tale of Two Charter Schools

May 7, 2015

Are all charter schools treated equally by Superintendent Malcolm Thomas? On Pensacola Speaks today, Rev. Lutimothy May will talk about his dealings with the superintendent when he tried to help a failing charter school, A. A.…