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Move to Amend organizer here, Dec. 15

Move to Amend organizer here, Dec. 15

The Pensacola Coffee Party, Northwest Florida Move to Amend, and the League of Women Voters of the Pensacola Bay Area invite the public to Asbury Place, 750 College Blvd. at the intersection with Ninth Avenue at 7 p.m. for a return visit from Move to Amend organizer David Cobb. Move to Amend [...]

Petition drive to remove Confederate battle flag

Petition drive to remove Confederate battle flag

Jackie Olive, director/producer of the documentary "Always in Season," is asking that people support a petition to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Pensacola Bay Center. The Board of County Commissioners discuss the issue on Thursday. Sign the petition.

How Pensacola City Council voted on its officers

How Pensacola City Council voted on its officers

We've had the ballots for the Pensacola City Council's election of president and vice president for some time, but the ATF report on the county jail blast took our focus in a different direction. Two weeks ago, the council elected Andy Terhaar and Larry Johnson, as president and vice president [...]

Weekend Buzz: FDOT battle, EDATE Heaven, Federal exemption at risk

Weekend Buzz: FDOT battle, EDATE Heaven, Federal exemption at risk

Fight Over Bayou & 12th FDOT is proposing to delete the intersection of Bayou and 12th Avenue from its funded programs. Barbara Mayall and others are concerned, but have been assured that the decision is not final. The key will be public input. Jim Boxold, FDOT Chief of Staff, wrote [...]

State Capital Briefs for Dec. 4

State Capital Briefs for Dec. 4

By THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA BILL WOULD REQUIRE POLICE TO WEAR BODY CAMERAS Amid a broader national debate about the issue, a state House Democrat filed a proposal Thursday that would require body cameras for all Florida police officers who primarily are assigned to patrol duties. The bill [...]

Institute for Women in Politics issues its report on 2014 local elections

Institute for Women in Politics issues its report on 2014 local elections

Women make few gains in 2014 elections in Escambia and Santa Rosa There are five new women in the halls of government and the judiciary in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties but a gain of just one seat for women as a result of this year’s election cycle. Jennie Kinsey is the newest circuit [...]

FDOT secretary steps down

FDOT secretary steps down

PRASAD TO STEP DOWN AS TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad has become the third of Gov. Rick Scott's agency heads to step down since the general election. Prasad, a professional engineer tapped by [...]

Surveillance video of April 30 jail explosion

Surveillance video of April 30 jail explosion

Inweekly publishes this week "When Everything Went Black" - its article on the ATF report on the April 30 explosion of the Central Booking & Detention Facility. With the help of the State Attorney's Office, we got access to the videos, interviews and documents ATF used to determine the origin and [...]

Ingram chosen to chair House Transportation Subcommittee

Ingram chosen to chair  House Transportation Subcommittee

House Speaker Steve Crisafulli (R-Merritt Island) today announced his choice of Representative Clay Ingram (R-Pensacola) to serve as Chairman of the House Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee for the 2014-2016 Legislative Term. “Representative Ingram has [...]

Pray for Duwayne

Pray for Duwayne

Our former editor Duwayne Escobedo (2001-08) is undergoing brain surgery this morning. Last Tuesday evening, Duwayne had a seizure. The MRI revealed a brain tumor that the doctors will be removing this morning. Please keep him in your prayers today. Over the weekend, Duwayne and I talked a lot [...]

Mayor Ashton Hayward: ‘We’re going to continue to do amazing things’

Mayor Ashton Hayward: ‘We’re going to continue to do amazing things’

Mayor Ashton Hayward, Council members Larry Johnson, Sherri Myers and Brian Spencer were all sworn into office yesterday. After several rounds of voting, Andy Terhaar beat out Jewel Cannada-Wynn to become the new council president. Johnson edged out Sherri Myers for the vice president [...]

First Amendment Foundation celebrates open government victories

First Amendment Foundation celebrates open government victories

The First Amendment Foundation reports that open government advocates experienced some significant victories in Florida in the past 10 days, including two favorable court rulings and a settlement ordering open government training by FAF for a Florida police department. Friday, the United States [...]

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