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Studer, Hayward and the Negotiation Blues

Quint Studer is hoping to construct a $12 million dollar office complex on a parcel at the Community Maritime Park. And while officials with the city of Pensacola seem to desire the same, hammering out an acceptable deal is taking some effort. Yesterday, Studer—owner of the Blue Wahoos [...]

ECUA, District 5

There are three ECUA, District 5 candidates looking for votes in the August primary election. Incumbent Larry Walker will go up against challengers Barry Tweedie and Charlou Williams; all three candidates are Republicans. There is no challenger awaiting the primary winner in November. Barry [...]

Crime and the City

Crime and the City

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office has map that graphically shows what crimes have been committed and where in the county. The westside of the City of Pensacola --south of Fairfield Drive and between I-110 and Pace Blvd---has been hit hard over the past seven days: 10 assaults and batteries, 1 [...]

Loco for the Logo

Loco for the Logo

The city has a new brand. A brand new brand. Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced the city’s new brand today at the Saenger Theater downtown. The new brand represents a shift away from the ‘City of Five Flags’ moniker and is meant to better convey the area’s assets when marketing the [...]

Rebrand Gala

Mayor Ashton Hayward is making an announcement tomorrow. A slick e-invitation “cordially invites you to attend the exclusive launch event where he will introduce the new brand identity representing the City of Pensacola and other City-owned entities.” Other than the invitation’s mention of [...]

Hatching the Rewrite, or Something to Cluck About

Hatching the Rewrite, or Something to Cluck About

During a recent trip to Key West, Pensacola City Councilman Larry Johnson discovered the island had a large chicken population. When he went out for lunch, the birds roamed freely around his feet. “In Key West, they have chickens everywhere,” Johnson told his fellow council members during [...]

Golf Carts and Chickens

Golf Carts and Chickens

Pensacola residents may soon be able to drive their golf carts down streets lined with backyard chicken coops. These are among the issues the Pensacola City Council will consider today. For several months, back-to-the-land-in-your-own-backyard advocates have worked with city officials to rewrite [...]

Weekend Review

Weekend Review

Our reporter Jeremy Morrison had one heck of week covering local government: Pink Slime Time Asmar, the Union and the “Third Party” EBO Report: ‘Fluff and Stuff’ First Grade and the Long Day Reconnect Disconnect, Part Two ------------------------- The other posts that [...]

Reconnect Disconnect, Part Two

Reconnect Disconnect, Part Two

After informing members of the public of “our come to peace moment last meeting,” the regional  planner explained that the city of Pensacola’s second public input session concerning the historic district’s street grid would be based on the premise that the area “had some issues.” He [...]

EBO Report: ‘Fluff and Stuff’

EBO Report: ‘Fluff and Stuff’

Members of the Community Maritime Park Associates’ Equal Business Opportunity Committee met last night to digest the final report concerning minority participation in the park project. While the mood initially had the hint of a finish-line celebration, it quickly soured. “This is a good [...]

Asmar, the Union and the “Third Party”

Asmar, the Union and the “Third Party”

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has painted the police union’s vote of No Confidence in his chief of staff as an “unfair labor practice” related to ongoing contract negotiations. The union doesn’t see it that way. “Let me just say, the Mayor’s office’s press release is totally [...]

And what about the Police Pension

And what about the Police Pension

Ten years ago, the city's contribution to the Police Pension plan was a whopping $126,396. In this current fiscal year, it's $4,004,489! If the police union wants to ponder why there isn't any money for pay raises, they don't have to look too far. Less than 14 percent of the police officers live [...]

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