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Breaking news: Special Session could be at impasse

August 21, 2015

The Senate and House failed to agree Friday morning on a congressional redistricting plan, increasing the likelihood they will not finish a special legislative session by a noon deadline. Senate Reapportionment Chairman Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, and…

Environment

Why anti-fracking resolution was important

August 21, 2015

Last night, the Escambia Board of County Commissioner voted, 3-2, for a resolution that supported a statewide ban of fracking. One of the citizens who spoke in favor of the resolution was Amy Datz. Here is…

Pensacola

Bare gives his reasons for the No-Confidence vote

August 21, 2015

Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare passed out at last night’s meeting his reasons why he has no confidence in Eric Olson serving as the city administrator: Why No Confidence? Definitions: Integrity: Adherence to moral and ethical…

Entertainment

Subway Pensacola Cycling Classic returns

August 20, 2015

The 6th annual SUBWAY® Pensacola Cycling Classic, September 12th and 13th, will bring a professional field of cyclists back to the Pensacola area. Regional professional and top amateur cyclists will be racing in this three-stage event…

Business

U.S. Attorney announces resignation

August 20, 2015

Press release: Pamela Cothran Marsh announced her resignation today as United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, effective September 4, 2015. Since 2010, U.S. Attorney Marsh has served as the leading federal prosecutor for…

Business

Chamber announces staff structural changes

August 20, 2015

Leonard, Newby promoted; Ryman hired Press release: The Greater Pensacola Chamber announces structural changes of the organization’s staff in order to better focus on programming and improve functionality. Maegan Leonard is stepping up to serve as…

Environment

Escambia County Commission considers fracking ban

August 20, 2015

Press release: Escambia County is poised to consider a resolution calling for a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, acid fracturing, and well stimulation performed for the purposes of exploration or production of oil or natural gas.…

Pensacola

Hayward: ‘Mr. Levin speaks for himself’

August 19, 2015

We asked the city for a statement from Mayor Ashton Hayward about Fred Levin’s comments today. “I’m not responsible for what other people write,” said the mayor. “Mr. Levin speaks for himself.”…