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Pensacola

Hayward takes road trip to NOLA to lure NBA team

June 7, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward is traveling to New Orleans to pitch the NBA Pelicans that Pensacola would be the perfect place for a development team. The presentation will be made at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Traveling…

Politics

Panhandle leaders see opportunity in BP money

June 6, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the first check — for $300 million — on the way, Northwest Florida leaders know they must wisely invest the money across the region to ensure state…

Business Escambia County

Bergosh discusses OLF-8 (podcast)

June 5, 2017

Escambia County Commissioner Jeff Bergosh says the county was ready to pull the plug on the proposed commercial park for Outlying Field 8 (OLF-8) until it received a letter from the U.S. Navy last week. To…

Escambia County

District 1 Town Hall on Tuesday, June 13

June 5, 2017

Escambia County Commissioner Jeff Bergosh is hosting a town hall from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13 at the Jim C. Bailey Middle School Cafeteria located at 4110 Bauer Road. Residents are invited to discuss issues…

Politics

Scott approves payments in deaths, injuries

June 5, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The family of a Florida State University football player who died during a 2001 training session will receive the remainder of a legal settlement after Gov. Rick Scott…

Pensacola

Inweekly Listening Tour off to solid start [podcast]

June 5, 2017

By Sammi Sontag INWEEKLY Inweekly’s Listening Tour, led by publisher and owner Rick Outzen, brought a crowd of about 50 people to the historic Antioch Missionary Baptist Church where concerns about community development and well-being were…

Politics

Scott vetoes $410M in projects

June 2, 2017

From News Service of Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday vetoed $410 million in projects from the new state budget, as lawmakers prepare to return to Tallahassee next week to finalize a spending plan for the…