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Buzz: Pelicans like Bay Center

August 31, 2017

The New Orleans Pelicans have made another round of visits with Escambia County Commissioners individually. We’ve been told that the NBA team is very interested in having its G-League team play at the Pensacola Bay Center.…

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Deeper into population estimates

August 28, 2017

This decade the City of Pensacola has seen its declining population trend reverse. The turnaround began in Hayward’s first year in 2011. For 2006-2010, the city’s population dropped 4 percent or 2,283 people. For 2010-2017, the…


Official statement on Saturday protests

August 28, 2017

From the Pensacola Police Department: The demonstration at Lee Square went from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm today, with approximately 250-300 people in attendance. Pensacola police officers were present to monitor the event. Mayor Ashton Hayward…


A prayer for peace in Pensacola tomorrow

August 25, 2017

Rev. Lonnie D. Wesley, III, pastor of Greater Little Rock Baptist Church, posted on Facebook: “All right, Pensacola, two opposing groups are scheduled to protest this weekend at the Confederate monument. I’m asking you to join…


Carpenters Creek town hall tonight

August 22, 2017

Pensacola Councilwoman Sherri Myers hosts her quarterly town hall meeting tonight, 6:30 p.m. The public meeting will be head at Asbury Place behind Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 5725 N. 9th Ave. Environmentalist Barbara Albrecht will present…


Mayor punts Confederate monument to council

August 18, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has no plan for removal of ‘Our Confederate Dead.’ Statement issued by mayor’s office: “Since my remarks Wednesday morning about the monument in Lee Square, stories have circulated that plans are being…


Keep Confederate monument side winning petition battle

August 18, 2017 has two petitions concerning the City of Pensacola’s “Our Confederate Dead” monument that Mayor Ashton Hayward has said he wants to remove. The petition that asks City of Pensacola to keep all Confederate memorials in…