StudioAmped records this week and next [podcast]

October 4, 2016

Mary Riker of WSRE TV discusses the station’s televised concert series, StudioAmped. Nine shows will be recorded in the WSRE Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio from September 30 to October 13. All performances are open…


Santa Rosa receives $46,050 Defense Reinvestment Grant

October 4, 2016

The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners received a $46,050 Defense Reinvestment Grant for protecting and enhancing military missions and a $300,000 Defense Infrastructure Grant for base buffering efforts at NAS Whiting Field through Florida’s…

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Connect 2 Compete comes to Pensacola [podcast]

October 4, 2016

Cox Communications has expanded its eligibility requirements for its Connect 2 Compete home internet service to include families with at least one K-12 child who qualifies for reduced school lunches through the National School Lunch Program.…


Morse named new DIB director

October 4, 2016

Curt Morse is the new executive director of the Downtown Improvement Board, replacing Ron Butlin whose last day was Friday, Sept. 30. Morse grew up in my hometown, Greenville, Miss. He is the manufacturer Caribiana Sea…


Dimmer switch used on City of Pensacola Sunshine Center

October 4, 2016

Inweekly isn’t the only one having trouble with Mayor Ashton Hayward’s Sunshine Center, the city department responsible for fulfilling public record requests. Former Pensacola City Council President Maren Deweese says that not only has the Hayward…


Rodney Rich honored

October 3, 2016

Rodney L. Rich, president of Rodney Rich & Co., has once again been named by the Financial Times as an elite member of the Top 401 Retirement Advisers. Mr. Rich is one of only 17 retirement…

Pensacola Politics

City dodges answers to questions on $95K payout

October 3, 2016

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward doesn’t want to explain his September 2015 decision to settle the lawsuit brought against the City of Pensacola by former City Administrator Bill Reynolds. When City Public Information Officer Vernon Stewart issued…

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Pensacola wrap-up: week ending Oct. 1

October 2, 2016

Levin Legacy Grows The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition opened its new Pensacola headquarters, Levin Center for IHMC Research, on the edge of Aragon. The three-story, 30,000-square-foot building substantially increased IHMC’s Pensacola footprint, thanks to…


Pensacola Fire Department reins in OT

September 30, 2016

The City of Pensacola uploaded its August 2016 monthly line-item report on Tuesday. Finally the Pensacola Fire Department has reined in its overtime, only spending $33,232 in August. The Fire Department OT has skyrocketed under Chief…


USA Today: Trump ‘unfit for the presidency’

September 30, 2016

In its 34-year history, USA TODAY’s Editorial Board has never taken sides in the presidential race. However, today the board has ended its silence. In its editorial, it wrote, “This year, the choice isn’t between two…