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Pensacola

City manipulates reports to hide Fire OT

September 12, 2016

The City of Pensacola Finance Department finally uploaded the July 2016 financial reports to the city’s website. Once again, the “current approved budget” line items were manipulated to hide how overtime paid at the Fire Department…

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Environment Escambia County

Public meetings on fishing pier today

September 12, 2016

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Escambia County will hold two public information meetings to discuss work set to begin on the Bob Sikes Fishing Pier, parking and trail restoration project. The project aims to…

CityHall
Pensacola

Mayor asks Council to meet with BCC

September 9, 2016

Mayor Hayward Recommends City Council Schedule Joint Meeting with BCC Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward forwarded a recommendation to City Council members today asking them to schedule a joint meeting with the Escambia Board of County Commissioners.…

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Politics State & National News

Rubio opening lead in Senate race

September 9, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Backed by growing support from independent voters, Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has opened a seven-point lead over Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy, according to a poll released Friday…

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Entertainment Pensacola

2016 Mayor’s Cup Golf Classic

September 9, 2016

Mayor Ashton Hayward and the City of Pensacola have announced the 2016 Pensacola Mayor’s Cup Golf Classic will be Oct. 7 at Osceola Municipal Golf Course. All proceeds from the event benefit The First Tee of…

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Pensacola

Wells retired and still got severance

September 8, 2016

On Sept. 7, the City of Pensacola released the personnel folder of former City Attorney Rusty Wells. Wells completed the Deferred Retirement Option program on Aug. 1, 2009. However, the Pensacola City Council allowed him to…

University of West Florida President Dr. Judy Bense gets ready to cut the ribbon during the  Historic Trust Officer's Compound Ribbon Cutting at the University of West Florida Historic Trust behind the TT Wentworth Museum.
Education Pensacola

New Commanding Officer’s Compound unveiled

September 8, 2016

The University of West Florida Historic Trust hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate the Fort of Pensacola’s Commanding Officer’s Compound, a new outdoor exhibit located in Museum Plaza behind the T.T. Wentworth Florida State…