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2016 Election

Viewpoint: Peeling Back the Curtain

January 20, 2016

Congressman David Jolly, R-Indian Shores, has proposed a bill to bar all federal officeholders — president, vice president, U.S. senators and representatives — from directly seeking political contributions. He will be on “Pensacola Speaks” this afternoon…

2016 Election

Buzz: Buck Lee to run for Escambia Tax Collector

January 20, 2016

Yesterday, Karen Sindel profiled to run for Escambia County Commission District 2. Jim Taylor, who lost a bid for the County Commission District 5 seat in 2012, has withdrawn from the School Superintendent’s race and has…

Pensacola

Viewpoint: Downtown – Barely Getting Started

January 19, 2016

By John Peacock, Downtown Improvement Board chairman The City of Pensacola is an amazingly wonderful place to live, work and play, and the downtown area is quickly becoming a destination for businesses and visitors alike. Palafox…

Education

CyberThon coming this weekend

January 19, 2016

With a focus on feeding the increasingly high demand for skilled workers in the cybersecurity field, local and regional technology leaders are teaming up for a second annual CyberThon event. Set for Jan. 22-24 at the…

Pensacola

Olson gives update on city projects

January 19, 2016

At the end of the five-hour Pensacola City Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 14, City Administrator Eric Olson gave his update on city operations. The mayor’s recommendation to build new Fire Station #3 on Summit Boulevard…

Education

Studers offer $50,000 for best early learning ideas

January 18, 2016

TO: Escambia County FROM: Quint and Rishy Studer RE: Kindergarten readiness Each year in Escambia County about 1,000 children enter kindergarten unprepared. One out of three children show up behind from day one. Rishy and I…

News

Backroom briefing: Seal for approval

January 15, 2016

(Weekly political notes from The News Service of Florida) By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA It looks like the official seal of the Florida Senate will soon be losing a few more flags. Last…