Politics

Pensacola mayor vetoes something he can’t

March 15, 2017

Yesterday, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward notified Council President Brian Spencer that he has vetoed the Council action on March 9 regarding the hiring of a Budget Analyst, citing Article IV, Section 4.01(a)(10). See veto. Hayward wrote…

Business

Chamber announces Triumph Project Submission process

March 15, 2017

The Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce has set up an email address for members of the public that wish to make project submissions for Triumph Gulf Coast. The email address is Triumph@pensacolachamber.com and there is currently…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Ingram pushes $28M in projects

March 15, 2017

State Rep. Clay Ingram (R-Pensacola) has submitted $28 million worth of appropriation bills. including $11,481,000 for his alma mater, Florida State University.  The University of West Florida is in for $5 million.   HB 3983 Sand…

Politics

Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council hiring

March 13, 2017

Part Time Seasonal Program Officer The season program officer is responsible for helping the executive director implement professional programs of study and observation for U.S. Department of State international visitors in what is expected to be…

Caring

Saengar needs volunteer ushers

March 13, 2017

The Saenger Theatre needs to add to its volunteer usher roles with the increased volume of shows. In an effort to help keep costs to a minimum for local arts groups, the Saenger Theatre utilizes the…

Pensacola

Hayward: What’s a fair share of $1.5 billion?

March 13, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward issued this viewpoint today: What’s a fair share of $1.5 billion? On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, caught fire, and eventually sank, resulting in the largest offshore marine…

Politics

Another Hawkshaw debacle on the horizon?

March 13, 2017

The City of Pensacola has issued a Request for Proposals for the old Blount school property. However, the Hayward administration may have skipped some important steps before advertising the RFP. In January, Mayor Hayward received council…