Pick fights for February Pensacola City Council agenda

February 4, 2016

The Agenda Conference scheduled for Monday, Feb. 8 has two Consent Agenda items and 15 Regular Agenda items. Mayor Ashton Hayward is recommending four infrastructure projects, dealing primarily with stormwater: Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn is recommending that…


Exclusive: Pensacola deputy fire chief speaks out

February 3, 2016

Yesterday, Pensacola Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover, a 27-year veteran of the Pensacola Fire Department, was placed on administrative leave without any explanation. Glover said that Chief Matt Schmitt called him last week while he was…

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City 3-1-1 app still not catching on

February 3, 2016

Inweekly had Duwayne Escobedo look into the City of Pensacola’s 3-1-1 service, which handled a little over 400 calls a month last year–most of which were requests for city phone numbers or other agencies. The closure…

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Pensacolians love their fire and police

January 25, 2016

City of Pensacola residents gave the Pensacola Fire and Police departments, City Sanitation and City Parks high grades, according to a telephone conducted by the University of West Florida HAAS Center in the last quarter of…


Viewpoint: Downtown – Barely Getting Started

January 19, 2016

By John Peacock, Downtown Improvement Board chairman The City of Pensacola is an amazingly wonderful place to live, work and play, and the downtown area is quickly becoming a destination for businesses and visitors alike. Palafox…