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Political Forum for State House and Congress tomorrow

September 24, 2014

On Thursday, September 25th, 11:15 am – 1 pm, Women for Responsible Legislation will be hosting a political forum at Pensacola City Hall with candidates running for Florida State Representative, and for Congress. These forums are…

Entertainment

Redneck Christmas parade cancelled, too trashy

September 24, 2014

NorthEscambia.com reports the Chumuckla Athletic Association has cancelled its annual Redneck Christmas Parade, the proceeds of which were used to purchase the gifts for needy children in the Chumuckla community. Each child received about $100 worth…

Entertainment

Paddle through the Past: Deadman’s Island, Sept. 28

September 24, 2014

The Destination Archaeology Resource Center (DARC) and Pensacola Paddlesport are partnering to create a guided archaeology kayak of Deadman’s Island in Gulf Breeze. This two-hour long paddle and hike will focus on the history and archaeology…

Jail Politics

County murmurs

September 24, 2014

Last night the Escambia Board of County Commissioners approved its 2014-15 budget. At request of a commissioner (mostly likely Gene Valentino), the Escambia County Sheriff’s budget request for $750,000 for additional deputies was voted on separately.…

Grand Jury News

City Papers: Travel expenses

September 23, 2014

The city of Pensacola compiled 727 pages of travel and mileage expenses for Mayor Ashton Hayward and his former chief of staff, John Asmar. For Asmar, there isn’t much. A planned trip to St. Louis with…

Business

SRIA honored by Visit Florida

September 23, 2014

At Monday’s statewide tourism conference in Boca Raton, Fla., VISIT FLORIDA, Florida’s official tourism marketing arm, presented the Santa Rosa Island Authority with a bronze Flagler Award. These prestigious awards honor the innovation, creativity, and skill…

Politics

Marriage Equality Celebration in Pensacola tonight

September 23, 2014

Tonight at Seville Quarter, the ACLU of Florida and the Pensacola Alliance for Equality are hosting a celebration of the federal court decision striking down Florida’s ban on allowing and recognizing the marriages of same-sex couples,…

Education

Thrasher advances to final step in FSU presidential search

September 23, 2014

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Powerful state Sen. John Thrasher, a St. Augustine Republican who serves as chairman of Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election campaign, and three other candidates with more-traditional academic backgrounds will…

Business

Gannett and the big tease

September 23, 2014

USA Today and its daily newspaper will be publishing a story on the failing infrastructure in this nation. According to the teaser, Pensacola Energy’s natural gas pipes are obsolete, at risk for “costly and potentially dangerous…

Politics

Weekend Buzz: Millers appeal, Mean Gene

September 22, 2014

Attorney Robert Rushing told Inweekly over the weekend that Terik Miller and his parents will appeal his eligibility to the FHSAA. People on the west side aren’t surprised Superintendent Malcom Thomas didn’t offer leniency, only disappointed.…

Entertainment

Reminder: New Beginnings Art Show today

September 20, 2014

“NEW BEGINNINGS” ART SHOW 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Angel’s Garden hosts the 17th annual “New Beginnings” Art Show, which will feature 75 of Pensacola’s local artists, musicians, and food. There will be free activities for kids, as…