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UWF State of the University raises the bar

October 2, 2017

Unlike Mayor Ashton Hayward, Dr. Martha Saunders, president of the University of West Florida, isn’t afraid to address her constituents – UWF faculty, staff, students and alumni- in an auditorium and outline her goals for the…

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Government Pond near completion

September 28, 2017

The work on the Corrine Jones-Government Street stormwater pond is near completion, according to a drone video posted to the city’s Facebook page. Construction on the project began in the spring of 2016, two years after…

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Myers praised for Burgess Road effort

September 25, 2017

Pensacola Councilwoman Sherri Myers last week received praise from the citizens and her fellow council members for her efforts to fund sidewalk and drainage improvements on Burgess Road. Rev. John Phillips, organizing president of the neighborhood…

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The battle over Burgress Road heats up

September 20, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” Councilwoman Sherri Myers gave more background on last week’s council budget amendment that would allocate $1.6 million for sidewalks and drainage on Burgess Road if it can survive the second budget workshop and…

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Next up: ECUA emergency storage tank in North Hill area

September 19, 2017

Last Thursday, the Pensacola City Council voted to hold a special meeting regarding the Emerald Coast Utility Authority’s proposed storage tanks on North Palafox Street. The five members in attendance requested that City Attorney Lysia Bowling…