Pensacola Politics

Mayor Hayward places hold on EDATE applications

December 17, 2014

Last week, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward withdrew the EDATE (Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions) application for an assisted living facility on the site of the former Pensacola Racquet Club when it was discovered the city…


Who will be next council president and vp

November 24, 2014

Tomorrow after the swearing-on of Mayor Ashton Hayward and the city council, the council will elect its president and vice-president that will serve for the next 12 months. Four council members have been nominated for president:…


Viewpoint: Hayward Campaign Mailers-A Warm Pile of Words

November 4, 2014

By Christopher J. Lewis Mayor Ashton Hayward enjoyed a massive financial advantage in the campaign raking in $153,471 in money and in-kind contributions. Hayward invested $50 into his own campaign. “The Lewis Family” received five Hayward…


City reaches tentative agreement with firefighters union

October 31, 2014

City of Pensacola Chief Operations Officer Tamara Fountain informed the city council yesterday that city staff and leaders of the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 707 have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.…