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Pensacola

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…

Politics

Podcast: Gaetz defends Fee Simple bill

August 22, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” Congressman Matt Gaetz discussed his bill to grant fee simple title to leaseholders on Pensacola Beach. “Well there’s nothing simple about the simple I guess,” he said. “Really what we’ve got is a…

Escambia County

Inweekly article on rising jail costs praised

August 22, 2017

We received a note yesterday from Rory Fleming of the Fair Punishment Project at Harvard Law School  praising our article “Straight Outta Options.” Dear Rick,  Thanks for your excellent work at Inweekly, including your new piece about…

Pensacola

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…

Pensacola

Keep Confederate monument side winning petition battle

August 18, 2017

Change.org 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…