Hayward: What’s a fair share of $1.5 billion?

March 13, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward issued this viewpoint today: What’s a fair share of $1.5 billion? On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, caught fire, and eventually sank, resulting in the largest offshore marine…


Gaetz Pensacola’s next mayor?

March 7, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo A recent survey commissioned by Inweekly found Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward, a two-term incumbent, could be vulnerable in the 2018 election should he run a third time. Among likely voters, Hayward garnered just…

Entertainment Pensacola

Telling Trader Jon’s story [podcast]

March 6, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” Keith Hoffert talks about working with Vintage Flick on a film project that tells the story of Pensacola’s iconic bar, Trader Jon’s, through the voices of its patrons. They have created a funding…


Someone ran another poll on 2018 mayoral race

March 2, 2017

Last week, a persistent rumor surfaced that Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan intended to run for Pensacola mayor in 2018. Inweekly ran down the gossip and found out a few city voters received a phone call…


City Hall: Mayor does not need separate legal counsel

March 1, 2017

Inweekly asked the Hayward Administration whether Mayor Ashton Hayward needed to have separate legal counsel since Judge Roger Vinson ruled he was individually named in fired Pensacola Fire Chief Matt Schmitt’s lawsuit. City Public Information Officer…


Half of city voters favor consolidating some services

March 1, 2017

A majority of Pensacola voters favor consolidating Fire, Planning Services, and Park Services, according to a recent poll by Political Matrix. However, they don’t like the idea of consolidating  law enforcement. This study was conducted via…


City of Pensacola to close Housing Choice Vouchers

February 28, 2017

The City of Pensacola has a waiting list of 1,490 people seeking to assistance under the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. According to Housing Administrator Marcie Whitaker, the wait to receive assistance for applicants on…