Politics

State concealed-weapon database hacked

May 22, 2017

From The News Service of Florida: Nearly 500 people may have had their Social Security numbers obtained in a data breach at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Also, the names of 16,190 concealed-weapon…

Environment Pensacola

Videos of Carpenter’s Creek clean-up

May 22, 2017

This past weekend, the Emerald Coastkeepers led another clean-up of Carpenter’s Creek. Councilwoman Sherri Myers took these videos of the effort. She gave me this description of the photo above: “This is from the east side…

Politics

Florida Senate budget chair wants a veto, too

May 19, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Florida Sen. Jack Latvala told the Tiger Bay Club Friday that he asked Gov. Rick Scott to veto the education spending bill that the state House and Senate forwarded to him. It…

Caring

Temporary help for families in crisis

May 19, 2017

EscaRosa Coalition On the Homeless currently has funds available for families through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) grant to assist local families with children who are in imminent danger of homelessness due to falling…

Business

Studer: Employees are not stolen [podcast]

May 19, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” Quint Studer tackled the myth that companies steal employees from other businesses. It’s the topic on his next column for the Pensacola News Journal that will be published this weekend. “Did someone hold…

Environment Politics

Hands Across the Sand

May 18, 2017

350 Pensacola and Oceana to Host Hands Across the Sand Event on Pensacola Beach Event to Oppose New Efforts to Expand Dirty and Dangerous Offshore Drilling Pensacola, FL– Conservation groups 350 Pensacola and Oceana will host…