Pensacola Politics

Pensacola 311 blew Tanyard calls

January 9, 2017

The triggers for Inweekly and Emerald Coastkeepers’ investigation of the Government Stormwater Project in the Tanyards neighborhood were two phone calls made by resident Dr. Gloria Horning to the City of Pensacola’s 311 Service on Sunday,…

Business Pensacola

Visit Pensacola announces in-house events

January 5, 2017

“Let’s be honest, when’s the last time you stopped into the Visitor Information Center? It’s been a long time, if ever, right?! Here’s the thing, our VIC Centers are excellent in terms of beautiful displays, as…

Environment Pensacola

Orange fencing goes up in Pensacola Tanyards

January 4, 2017

Good news. The orange construction fencing has been put up around Mayor Ashton Hayward’s Government Street Stormwater site. The fencing was installed a month after Inweekly first reported the conditions in the Tanyard neighborhoods adjacent to…

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Pensacola mayor discusses Tanyards project

January 4, 2017

On NewsTalk 1620 this morning, host Andrew McKay asked Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward about Government Street Stormwater Project. Specifically, McKay brought up the site’s appearance, public safety and the lack of fencing, and the groundwater contamination.…

Environment Pensacola Politics

Pensacola Tanyards after the storm

January 4, 2017

Emerald Coastkeeper Laurie Murphy visited the Pensacola Tanyards and Mayor Ashton Hayward’s Government Street Stormwater Project yesterday. The streets had been swept, but the mud and foul water remained. Murphy had already scheduled drinking water quality…