District 1 school board seat up for grabs

May 10, 2016

Escambia Supervisor of Elections David Stafford sent out this announcement today: With the resignation of Escambia County School Board District 1 member Jeffrey Bergosh, effective November 21, 2016, Escambia County voters will elect a candidate later…


Broxson tops $50K in bid for Florida Senate

May 9, 2016

Trying to succeed outgoing Sen. Greg Evers in a Northwest Florida Senate district, State Rep. Doug Broxson, R-Gulf Breeze, raised more than $50,000 in April for his campaign account, according to a newly filed finance report.…

Pensacola Politics

Pensacola: Weekly Wrap-up – May 7

May 7, 2016

Five o’clock passed on Friday afternoon without a press release from Mayor Ashton Hayward’s office announcing any decision on the careers of Interim Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover. The investigation has…


Fire Station No. 3 evacuated due to mold

May 6, 2016

Former Pensacola City Council President Maren Deweese reported yesterday that Fire Station 3 that’s located on Summit Boulevard has been evacuated. She wrote that station was closed “due to a health related issue that developed in…


Candidate Rebekah Bydlak signs term limits pledge

May 5, 2016

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), a leader in the national movement to limit terms for elected officials, today praised Florida U.S. House candidate Rebekah Bydlak (FL-District 1) for signing its congressional term limits pledge. In November of…