Hayward visited Tanyard site

June 15, 2017

Mayor Ashton Hayward yesterday told NewsRadio 1620 that he had visited the Government Stree/Corrine Jones Stormwater project that is behind schedule but expected to be competed in July. We reported on Tuesday that the eastern end…

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Red Snapper season extended

June 14, 2017

The National Marine Fisheries Service has extended the federal Red Snapper season for 2017. The season resumes this weekend, and will allow recreational red snapper fishing on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until Labor Day. The extended…


Gaetz issues statement on today’s shooting in DC area

June 14, 2017

Congressman Matt Gaetz Statement on Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice Wednesday “Last evening at 10 p.m. Congressman Scalise and I were working to finalize details on extending the Federal red snapper season. I was shocked and…


Father’s Day specials

June 14, 2017

Father’s Day is celebrated this year on June 18. Here is the list of the national chains offer discounts and deals to their customers: Baskin Robbins – Take $3 off any ice cream cake worth $15+.…


DIB bans school-age beggars

June 14, 2017

Undaunted by the recent repeal of the city’s anti-panhandling ordinance, the Downtown Improvement Board has extended its crusade to end panhandling within its confines to now include children. The candy-hungry tots will no longer plague downtown…

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The Bluffs launches national marketing strategy

June 14, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Economic officials gathered Tuesday morning to announce: There are 1,758 shovel-ready acres at The Bluffs Northwest Florida Industrial Campus ready for manufacturing companies to develop. For four years, the Emerald Coast Utilities…


The Bluffs receives $3.1 million in funding

June 13, 2017

Today, the FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance announced The Bluffs, Northwest Florida’s Industrial Campus has received $3.1 million in funding for site connectivity and infrastructure improvements as part of the 2017-2018 State of Florida budget signed by…


Tanyard streets flooding

June 13, 2017

Councilwoman Sherri Myers called to say the Tanyard neighborhood that streets around Mayor Ashton Hayward’s Government Street Stormwater Pond are flooded. “We paid $4 million for a stormwater pond that’s not working,” she said. “This is…