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Greater Pensacola Chamber votes to create Economic Development spinoff

Greater Pensacola Chamber votes to create Economic Development spinoff

During a special meeting yesterday at Gulf Power Company's Addison Auditorium, the Greater Pensacola Chamber's Board of Directors voted to establish a separate economic development (ED) agency that could continue to work with regional government partners to create jobs and help bring economic [...]

Which is it? WEAR reports no tax increase, PNJ say city wants to raise the rate

Which is it? WEAR reports no tax increase, PNJ say city wants to raise the rate

Last week WEAR TV reported Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward was recommending no increase in the property tax millage rate in the city, according to what the mayor's office had told their reporters. Read More at: [...]

Wu named Home Rule Hero

Wu named Home Rule Hero

The Florida League of Cities (FLC) recognized City of Pensacola Council Member and League president P.C. Wu with a 2014 Home Rule Hero Award at a local city council meeting on July 17. This prestigious award was presented to Council Member Wu for his tireless efforts to advance the League’s [...]

Next neighborhood pushback coming

Next neighborhood pushback coming

The Parker Circle Neighborhood Association is organizing and are asking the mayor and Pensacola City Council to address the longstanding needs of the Burgess Road corridor for safety, drainage and sidewalks. Commissioner Grover Robinson did have the county install sidewalks in the part of the [...]

Report: Florida BLue eyes rate increase

Report: Florida BLue eyes rate increase

Major insurer Florida Blue could raise rates in 2015 for people enrolled through the federal health-care exchange after seeing a large number of older and sicker enrollees, Kaiser Health News reported Monday. Patrick Geraghty, chief executive officer of the Jacksonville-based insurer, said the [...]

Greek Festival set for Oct 10, 11 and 12

Greek Festival set for Oct 10, 11 and 12

Press Release: The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Pensacola is preparing for the 55th annual Greek Festival. The Pensacola Greek Festival is one of the Pensacola Bay area’s signature festivals mixing southern hospitality with Hellenic culture and cuisine. Live Greek music, youth folk [...]

Weekend Buzz: Hayward exercises veto, Recycling comeback and Larry The Lion roars

Weekend Buzz: Hayward exercises veto, Recycling comeback and Larry The Lion roars

Mayor Ashton Hayward notified the Pensacola City Council on Friday that he has vetoed Ordinances 26-14 and 27-14 that were passed by the council to better manage the mayor's power to enlist outside attorneys. In an email to the council, Hayward said that the City Attorney (Jim Messer) and CFO [...]

Covenant Hospice’s 20th Annual Evening of Comedy: Henry Cho

Covenant Hospice’s 20th Annual Evening of Comedy: Henry Cho

Covenant Hospice, along with top sponsors Brown Helicopter, Pensacola Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, Wells Fargo and Dignity Memorial, is proud to present the 20th Annual Evening of Comedy -- a gala-style event featuring a cocktail hour, sit-down family style dinner, live and silent auctions, [...]

LBJ bashes Myers at end of council meeting

LBJ bashes Myers at end of council meeting

This morning I reviewed last night's Pensacola City Council. The Council Communications section near the end of the the three-hour meeting had a surprise. Councilman Larry Johnson went after Councilman Sherri Myers and asked that the city council investigate Myers’ conduct to “determine [...]

Peterson Elected as Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Peterson Elected as Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Beggs & Lane RLLP has announced that Ralph A. Peterson, senior partner in the law firm’s Labor and Employment Group, has been elected as a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Election as a Fellow in the College is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained [...]

Pensacola City Council did brainstrom on the budget

Pensacola City Council did brainstrom on the budget

Councilwoman Megan Pratt emailed me last week about a budget workshop that she chaired in June. Unfortunately much of the discussion got overshadowed by the mayor's firing of the council's executive. "I found the budget workshop really positive," wrote Pratt. "The general idea was to come up [...]

Local nursing home owner arrested for abuse

Local nursing home owner arrested for abuse

Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit today arrested Escambia County Assisted Living Facility Administrator, Belie Brock Williams and Assistant Administrator Adrienne Taylor. Williams allegedly refused psychological nursing caregivers entrance into the Kipling Manor facility to [...]

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