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PSC student named state president of HOSA

September 14, 2015

Pensacola State College sophomore Jay Tellis is the newly selected state president of Health Occupations Students of America. With more than 13,600 members in secondary and post-secondary/collegiate chapters, Florida HOSA is the second largest state association…

Pensacola

Pensacola: The Historic Elections of 1951

September 14, 2015

by Diane Mack, president of The Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida On April 24, 1951, voters went to the polls in the Democratic primary election for the Pensacola City Council (there were no…

Pensacola

New ruling: Hawkshaw RFP is dead

September 14, 2015

Special Liaison Rusty Wells has sent to the Pensacola City Council additional information regarding the Hawkshaw RFP and whether Councilman Larry Johnson could bring up the proposals for reconsideration. The answer is no. Mr. Johnson’s recommendation…

News Pensacola

Johnson disappointed

September 14, 2015

I received the following email from Council Vice President Larry Johnson about his CRA recommendation being pulled. He’s not happy that we made an inquiry: Rick, why are you more concerned with parliamentary issues than the…

Pensacola

Hawkshaw RFP reconsideration disappears from CRA agenda

September 14, 2015

Last week, Inweekly asked Pensacola City Attorney Lysia Bowling for an opinion on Councilman Larry Johnson’s recommendation for the Community Redevelopment Agency to reconsider its August action that rejected all RFPs submitted for the Hawkshaw property…

Entertainment

Visit Pensacola promotes fall festivals

September 13, 2015

Taste of the Beach September 18-20 Award-winning Southern chef and famous TV personality John Besh will spice up the food and excite the crowds at this year’s 8th Annual Taste of the Beach at the Gulfside…

Politics

DCF: Child’s death shows ‘deep-seated’ issues

September 13, 2015

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The state’s child-welfare chief said the recent death of a 4-year-old Palatka boy, allegedly strangled by an older child in his home, points to the challenges posed by…

Politics

Weekly Roundup: Game on

September 13, 2015

(Recap and analysis of the week in state government) By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As football season finally has arrived, politicians, special interests and others are setting up plays in Florida’s sports-crazed capital…

Business

Good News from around Florida, Sept. 13

September 13, 2015

Orlando Orlando International Airport is in the early stages of a $1.1 billion expansion and now is ready to begin another $1.8 billion worth of work. Read more. Dunedin Known for its eclectic mix of shops,…

Business

Good news from Gov. Rick Scott, Sept. 13

September 13, 2015

Here are the some of the press releases from the governor’s office for the past week: Gov. Scott Highlights Job Growth at ConnectWise in Tampa On September 8, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff TAMPA, Fla. –…

Pensacola

Recap: Allen Chapel incident

September 12, 2015

Last Sunday, a Pensacola police officer interrupted a church service to enforce a child custody order. Parishioners recorded the incident on their cell phones. One video was posted on Facebook and received our 350,000 views. Police…

Politics

Wanderer

September 12, 2015

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