Pensacola Politics

City of Pensacola Puppet Show

January 17, 2017

At the Agenda Review on Jan. 9, the Parks & Recreation director, Brian Cooper, gave a report on his department to the Pensacola City Council. However, council members were not permitted to ask any questions of…


Pensacola Police Chief wants to keep his job

January 16, 2017

Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander told the Pensacola City Council last week he wants to keep his job past his DROP date in May. At the end of his monthly report to the City Council at…


Quint Studer: Taking home to work [podcast]

January 13, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” Quint Studer discussed his upcoming column in the Pensacola News Journal. “As human beings it is hard to segment life into two neat little boxes. What happens at work can affect our home…


Breakdown of Government Street Stormwater Budget

January 12, 2017

Councilwoman Sherri Myers supplied Inweekly the latest financial report on the Government Street Stormwater Project. Appropriations by Fund Total Appropriation: $3,795,122.70 Cost & Encumbered: $3,434,209.71 Remaining Budget: $360,912.99 The Remaining Budget is split: Construction Appropriations: $242,059.86…

Business Education Escambia County

CIE rebrands as Co:Lab

January 12, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo FloridaWest revealed a new name and new branding Wednesday for its Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship or CIE for short. It’s new name is Co:Lab and like its young and innovative…

Escambia County

Committee of the Whole agenda, Jan. 12

January 11, 2017

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting Thursday, Jan. 12 beginning at 9 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Board Chambers (1st Floor) located at 221…

Education Pensacola

UWF Historic Trust: Want to be a part of history?

January 11, 2017

The University of West Florida Historic Trust is seeking volunteers to serve as tour guides, living history interpreters, museum store attendants, and archive and collection assistants at its properties in Historic Pensacola. Starting this month, the…

Florida Politics

Florida House set to look for budget cuts

January 11, 2017

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA House members are expected to consider how they would cut the state budget by anywhere from $1.1 billion to $2.2 billion as part of an exercise toward making…