2016 Election

Scott, Bondi to speak GOP National Convention

July 14, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi, who lined up months ago behind GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, will be among the speakers during next week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Convention organizers on…


Okaloosa developer finances medical pot nursery

July 14, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Panhandle developer Jay Odom is bankrolling a Northeast Florida operation licensed by health officials to grow, process and distribute non-euphoric marijuana products, a lawyer for Chestnut Hill Tree…

Business Pensacola

Century Town Council approves food trucks

July 14, 2016 reports that tThe Town of Century has voted to allow food trucks and other portable food vendors to purchase a business license. When Sonny’s BBQ pays $26.25 for a license, it will be able to…


City Budget by years

July 13, 2016

In his annual Budget-In-Brief that he releases to the public at the same time he presents his budget proposal to the Pensacola City Council, Mayor Ashton Hayward breaks down the General Fund Expenditures in categories. The…

2016 Election Politics

Poll: Trump grabs edge in Florida

July 13, 2016

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In a major shift from last month, a poll released Wednesday shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump overtaking Democrat Hillary Clinton in the key swing state of Florida.…


Bush calls for unity of hope, not fear or grief

July 13, 2016

Yesterday, former President George W. Bush spoke at the memorial for the police officers killed last week in Dallas. He spoke of the bravery of law enforcement officers who “assume that risk for the safety of…