Category

News

Business

Meanwhile, taxi companies sue state over Uber, Lyft

September 9, 2015

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Taxi companies in Tallahassee and Broward County are suing the state over app-based transportation services, alleging that Florida officials aren’t requiring Uber and Lyft to prove that the…

2016 Election

Matt Gaetz has competition of Senate seat

September 9, 2015

Bay County Commissioner George Gainer has opened a campaign account to run for the seat that will be vacated next year by state Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, setting up a Republican primary fight with Gaetz’s son,…

Business

Sarasota deregulates all taxis, paves way for Uber

September 9, 2015

Yesterday, Sarasota city commissioners unanimously voted ended its months-long debate as to how to regulate Uber, and instead, voted to strip existing regulations on taxicabs. Read more. The Pensacola City Council held a workshop on Uber…

Caring

Coast Guard marker to be dedicated Sept. 19

September 8, 2015

Press release: Veteran Coast Guardsmen from around the nation are gathering in their old homeport of Pensacola during the weekend of September 18 to dedicate a State of Florida Historical Marker that remembers the U.S. Coast…

Education

UWF volleyball ranked in coaches poll

September 8, 2015

Press Release: The University of West Florida volleyball team ranks No. 25 in the first American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll of the season after going 3-1 over the weekend at the 2015…

Pensacola

How sacred are churches in Pensacola?

September 8, 2015

A sanctuary is a sacred place, a safe haven from the troubles of the world, somewhere that allows believers to worship and commune with God. For the faithful, a church sanctuary is the house of God.…

Caring

Junior League presents ‘Evening in White’

September 7, 2015

Press release: Junior League of Pensacola invites the community to attend an Evening in White on Friday, September 11 at 6:30pm. Guests will share a table with friends new and old and delight in the beauty…

News

Firm that ran Milton juvenile center still in trouble

September 7, 2015

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As state officials await the results of a Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigation into a Palm Beach County juvenile-detention facility, critics are calling for an end to…