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Podcast: Duelling food truck ordinances

October 8, 2015

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare discussed the two food truck ordinances up for approval tonight. Here are the ordinances: Food Trucks…

Politics

City to survey residents

October 8, 2015

Press release: Community survey to commence this weekend Residents of Pensacola will again have an opportunity to tell what they think about the key services provided by the City through an upcoming community survey. Beginning this…

Politics

Anti-corruption bill has sponsors in Florida Legislature

October 8, 2015

Representative Ritch Workman and Senator Don Gaetz issued the following Joint Statement on Wednesday: “We are pleased to join in sponsoring legislation to strengthen State Attorneys’ ability to prosecute bribery, bid-rigging and fraud in government contracting.…

Pensacola

Fountain: Please send this back to planning board

October 8, 2015

Veronica Fountain thought that today’s council vote on correcting the zoning of her neighborhood, which is around the old Pickens school site, so that it matches the city’s Comprehensive Plan would be routine. Instead, the city…

Business Entertainment Pensacola

Sugar, Spice and more update

October 8, 2015

Spice: News reports have confirmed that Ben Galecki and Burton Ritchie were picked up by the U.S. Marshals for a federal grand jury indictment along with 10 other individuals for allegedly participating in a multi-state synthetic-marijuana…

Business

Tallahassee team going after JetBlue

October 7, 2015

The City of Tallahassee, the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce and Sachs Media have joined forces to recruit JetBlue to use the Tallahassee International Airport. The campaign is named “GetBlue Tallahassee” and is designed to run four…

Business

DOH slow to announce medical pot licenses

October 7, 2015

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the Department of Health unable to say when licenses will be issued in the state’s new medical-marijuana industry, a House Republican on Tuesday blasted delays in carrying…

Politics

Jayer Williamson and his political future

October 7, 2015

Santa Rosa County Jayer Williamson talks about his political future on “Pensacola Speaks.” He has announced that he will forego another term. He will not run in 2016 for his commission seat. Instead, he will run…

2016 Election

New poll: Bush in trouble in Florida

October 7, 2015

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Floridians continue to flirt with outsiders in the presidential campaign — and that could be bad news for former Gov. Jeb Bush. A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday…

News

Ritchie picked up too

October 6, 2015

Ben Galecki’s partner, Burton Ritchie, also has been picked up by the US marshals. He is in the Santa Rosa County Jail. His mugshot is not available.…

News

Local filmmaker picked up by U.S. marshals

October 6, 2015

U.S. marshals picked up Ben Galecki late yesterday. He now sits in the Santa Rosa County Jail. Galecki is the co-founder of Heretic Films, along with Burton Ritchie. He is the CEO of Kinematic Entertainment, LLC,…