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Yikes, BP terminates contracts offshore rigs

March 31, 2015

Coming the heels of City COO Tamara Fountain’ announcement that DeepFlex has suspended construction at its facility at the Port of Pensacola. Reuters reports BP terminated contracts for two deepwater oil drilling rigs in the Gulf…

Politics

New poll gives Bush and Rubio boosts

March 31, 2015

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With voters pointing to concerns about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s honesty, former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio have gained ground on the Democrat…

Pensacola

BTW: No new contract for city attorney

March 30, 2015

The Pensacola City Council and media were told last Wednesday that the city would execute a new contract with City Attorney Lysia Bowling, a contract that followed the charter. I’ve asked several council members. They have…

Business

Gov. Scott appoints White to board

March 30, 2015

Governor Rick Scott announced three appointments to the Florida Development Finance Corporation. Frank White, 36, of Pensacola, is the general counsel and business analyst for Sandy Sansing Dealerships. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed…

News

Ice Flyers open playoffs at home

March 29, 2015

The Pensacola Ice Flyers earned home ice for the first round of the 2015 SPHL playoffs and will face the Mississippi RiverKings starting Wednesday, April 1 at the Pensacola Bay Center with a start time set…

News

Panama City Spring Break turns deadly

March 29, 2015

Early Saturday morning, seven people in their early 20s were shot with a .40-caliber handgun at a house in Panama City Beach. The shootings were described on an official Facebook page for Frank McKeithen, the Bay…

News

Inweekly March 2008: Car Chase

March 28, 2015

In 2008, we began to notice how more successful counties used their Local Option Sales Tax dollars for infrastructure and capital improvements. Escambia County used theirs for cars. By Duwayne Escobedo, published Mar. 20, 2008 During…