Pensacola

Next Pensacola City Hall headache: Morris Court playground

November 14, 2016

A week after winning re-election, Pensacola City Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn is recommending the City permanently close the children’s playground in Morris Court and let the land’s ownership revert to the Area Housing Commission for more low-income…

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Pot amendment creates green rush

November 12, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida voters’ overwhelming approval of a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana for a broad swath of patients may have spurred a green rush into the state by investors…

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Pensacola roundup: week ending Nov. 12

November 12, 2016

Trump did what many felt was nearly impossible, sweeping the states of Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Ohio. He overwhelmingly beat Clinton in the suburbs and rural counties. Trump beat her 49%-47% in Florida. Read…

Politics

First casualty of Trump winning Florida

November 11, 2016

TANT TO STEP DOWN AS DEMOCRATIC LEADER By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Allison Tant will leave the job when her term expires. Tant announced her decision Friday, three days…

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Bondi added to Trump Transition Team

November 11, 2016

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, an early supporter of newly elected President Donald Trump, was named Friday to Trump’s 16-member Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee. “The mission of our team will be clear: put together the…

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‘Season Their Holidays’ with Island Spirit, Dec 3

November 11, 2016

Pensacola, Fla. – Looking for a unique winter wonderland this holiday season without the frigid temperatures? Pensacola Beach, with its sugary-white sand, offers guests a guaranteed white Christmas and is jam-packed with “island style” holiday activities…