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Fire at GSI scrapyard

April 5, 2015

On Saturday morning, firefighters were called out to put out a fire at GSI Recycling Center, near Oakcrest Elementary School. The cause is unknown. I talked with Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May, who was on the…

News

Inweekly 2009: The rise of gangs in Escambia County

April 5, 2015

Since 2007, Inweekly has reported on the rise of gangs in Escambia County. In 2008, Florida changed its gang statute-Florida Statute 874.03-to include the characteristics of hybrid gangs so that they could be prosecuted on a…

News

Inweekly 2007: Burning Down the House

April 4, 2015

Escambia County has struggled with how to provide fire protection for years. The battles between the volunteers and firefighters union have been epic and are going on still today. Burning Down The House By Duwayne Escobedo,…

Politics

Scarborough eyes U.S. Senate race in 2018

April 4, 2015

Former Congressman, once Publisher emeritus for Independent Florida Sun, and current co-host of “Morning Joe” Joe Scarborough may consider a run for Bill Nelson’s U.S. Senate in 2018. On the Hugh Hewitt Show, Scarborough said that…

News

Inweekly 2005: SWF

April 4, 2015

This issue set Inweekly in the direction of advocating for the young adults in our area. In the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, Pensacola was rebuilding and looking for answers on how to attract young talent to…

Entertainment

PS Today: Julian MacQueen and Eryka Wallace

April 3, 2015

On Pensacola Speaks today, I will talk with CEO and founder of Innisfree Hotels, Julian MacQueen, about The Hive and their “From the Ground Up” sustainable garden that is being launched tomorrow. Also its Celebrate Diversity…

Pensacola

Occupy Pensacola has not given up the fight

April 3, 2015

Attorney Alistair McKenzie announced today that Occupy Pensacola has appealed the recent ruling by Judge Vinson in the case of Occupy Pensacola vs. The City of Pensacola. “The members of Occupy Pensacola, after careful consideration of…

Caring

Innisfree creates sustainable garden on Hayne Street

April 3, 2015

On Saturday, April 4, 2015, Innisfree Hotels will break ground on its ‘From the Ground Up’ sustainable garden. The project is a volunteer-driven initiative to provide fresh food and employment opportunities to disadvantaged members of our…