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Bob Cole pleads no contest to Sunshine violation

October 13, 2015

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that on October 12, 2015 Santa Rosa County Commissioner Robert A. “Bob” Cole entered a plea of no contest to one count of a non-criminal violation of the Florida Sunshine…

Business

Governors trek to Cuba

October 13, 2015

The U.S. trade embargo on Cuba has not been lifted, but governors have traveled to the country since the re-establishment of diplomatic relations. The Pew Charitable Trusts reports Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York was the…

2016 Election

DeSantis on ‘Pensacola Speaks’ at 5:05 pm

October 12, 2015

Congressman Ron DeSantis is in Pensacola today and tomorrow campaigning for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated next year by presidential hopeful Marco Rubio. DeSantis will be on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks” this afternoon.…

Education Environment

Podcast: UWF to study artificial reefs

October 12, 2015

The University of West Florida Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation, in collaboration with the University of South Alabama and Dauphin Island Sea Lab, was recently awarded a $293,992 grant for artificial reef research. Funds were…

Pensacola

Zoning Change in Limbo

October 12, 2015

by Jeremy Morrison Neighborhood residents, businesses and potential developers pleaded their cases before Pensacola City Council Oct. 8, as the council considered rezoning a pocket of the city north of downtown and running roughly parallel to…

Pensacola

Open house on the future of Bayfront Pkwy, Oct 13

October 12, 2015

Is a roundabout at the end of Ninth Avenue in the future for Bayfront Parkway? How will truck traffic be routed to the Port of Pensacola? Residents could find out tomorrow. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)…

Caring

DCF, Senators eye ways to bolster child protection

October 11, 2015

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The chief of the Florida Department of Children and Families told lawmakers Thursday his agency is making progress at carrying out reforms but still has a long way…