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Pensacola Mud Run returns

August 4, 2015

Getting dirty for a good cause: Competition will help addicts get clean Registration open for third annual Pensacola Mud Run, benefiting Pathways for Change The event, now in its third year, will pit contestants against one…

News

Sheriffs cautious about expanding juvenile citations

August 4, 2015

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The use of civil citations to divert juvenile offenders from the justice system has spread to nearly all Florida counties. A new law goes into effect Oct .1,…

Pensacola

Another messy triangle: Mayor-CBRE-CMPA

August 4, 2015

Who has the rights to market the parcels at the Vince Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park? Hayward’s Chief Operations Officer Tamara Fountain has told the media that CBRE doesn’t have a contract for the park. The…

2016 Election

Mayor announces Florida House campaign

August 3, 2015

Press Release: In the open State House District 4 seat being vacated by Rep. Matt Gaetz, Mel Ponder, a small businessman and the Mayor of Destin, announced his campaign for the Republican nomination to serve in…

Guns Politics

Evers files new bill for guns on campus

August 3, 2015

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Two Republican lawmakers Monday filed proposals that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns on college and university campuses, setting the stage for a renewed debate…

Business Pensacola

Paper trail on Food Truck debate

August 3, 2015

Most issues at city hall are tied to communications problems. The recommendation that City Council approved, per video from the meeting, on March 26 was: “The City Council refer the issue of regulation and permitting of…

Pensacola

Ethical issues surround City Planning Board

August 3, 2015

A fundamental tenet of Florida Ethics Law is that public officials, including volunteers who serve on advisory boards, must recuse themselves from votes on issues that benefit themselves, family members or business associates and clients. On…

Pensacola

Will Mayor’s office fix broken CMP lease process

August 1, 2015

In an article by Shannon Nickinson of the Studer Community Institute, Hayward’s Chief Operations Officer, Tamara Fountain, indicated that the mayor’s office is working to better define the process by which interested parties negotiate leases for…