Cybersecurity job fair tomorrow

July 19, 2016

CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA), a leading provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services to government organizations will host a job fair to fill approximately 80 positions to support local U.S. Navy and DHS programs. DATE: Wednesday,…

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Spencer ‘underwhelmed’ by bridge design

July 19, 2016

Pensacola City Councilman Brian Spencer said on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks” that he was not impressed by the design renderings for the new Pensacola Bay Bridge that were released last week. “I sure hope…


UWF Emerge Scholars study social work in Japan

July 19, 2016

Students in the University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies recently spent time in Japan, studying social work practices abroad. Five students and one faculty member traveled to Tokyo, Saitama and Kyoto as…

2016 Election Politics

State House races have wide gaps in fundraising

July 18, 2016

State Rep. Clay Ingram, former Santa Rosa County Commissioner Jayer Williamson and businessman Frank White have huge leads in campaign fundraising over their respective opponents. Ingram (R-District 1) raised $5,500 during for the most recent reporting…


Sheet music collection added to Jazz Room

July 18, 2016

A collection of approximately 9,000 jazz tunes has been added to the Jazz Room at the main branch of the West Florida Public Library. The Charles Anderson Fakebook series has jazz tunes, some of which have…

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Pensacola Politics

City Council meeting, after the chanting

July 18, 2016

Pensacola City Council selected Carol Leone of Milton as its attorney. Leone beat out by two points Mike Godwin, who retired from the City of Pensacola in 2012 after serving as the Airport Contract Administrator. Council…


Pensacola Fire Chief announces promotions

July 18, 2016

Pensacola Fire Chief David Allen has promoted Greg Redding as his Assistant Fire Chief. This is a new position that appears to replace the deputy fire chief position. However, Redding will be referred to as “chief.”…


Fire Department overtime soars past original budget

July 18, 2016

Last year, Mayor Ashton Hayward proposed, and the Pensacola City Council approved, a budget for this fiscal year that had $298,900 for overtime for the Pensacola Fire Department. According to the unaudited monthly financials on the…


Gas prices drop for another week

July 18, 2016

Average retail gasoline prices in Pensacola have fallen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.18/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 249 gas outlets in Pensacola. This compares with the national average…