Wells retired and still got severance

September 8, 2016

On Sept. 7, the City of Pensacola released the personnel folder of former City Attorney Rusty Wells. Wells completed the Deferred Retirement Option program on Aug. 1, 2009. However, the Pensacola City Council allowed him to…

University of West Florida President Dr. Judy Bense gets ready to cut the ribbon during the  Historic Trust Officer's Compound Ribbon Cutting at the University of West Florida Historic Trust behind the TT Wentworth Museum.
Education Pensacola

New Commanding Officer’s Compound unveiled

September 8, 2016

The University of West Florida Historic Trust hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate the Fort of Pensacola’s Commanding Officer’s Compound, a new outdoor exhibit located in Museum Plaza behind the T.T. Wentworth Florida State…


Paws on Palafox, Oct. 29

September 8, 2016

Press release: What better way to spend an autumn morning than on a walk with a thousand other dog lovers and their furry friends? Bring your best canine pal and join the folks at the Pensacola…

Education Politics

Good leaders take ownership

September 8, 2016

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has seen his job approval rating drop to the mid-30’s after seeing it soar to nearly 70 percent during his first five years in office. City residents believe the county commission, school…


McMullin added to SC ballot [podcast]

September 7, 2016

Evan McMullin will appear on the Presidental Ballot in South Carolina as the nominee of the Independence Party of South Carolina. The Secretary of State certified McMullin’s candidacy today. “Like Americans everywhere, many of us in…


Puppies on patrol at Pensacola airport

September 7, 2016

Pensacola International Airport has announced the kick-off of its new customer service program, the Pensacola Pup Patrol, featuring “man’s best friend” and their trained handler sidekicks. The Pensacola Pup Patrol program is an opportunity to enhance…


City administrator contracts had plenty of perks

September 7, 2016

Since he took office in January 2011, Mayor Ashton Hayward has had four city administrators. Bill Reynolds started work in August 2011. Colleen Castille replaced Reynolds in July 2013. From August 2014-March 2015, Dick Barker served as…

Education Entertainment

Maritime Heritage Trail now open

September 6, 2016

The City of Pensacola in partnership with the University of West Florida Historic Trust are installing the panels needed to open the Pensacola Maritime Heritage Trail. The Pensacola Maritime Heritage Trail documents Pensacola’s rich maritime history…