Education

Hate crimes: Homophobic flyers appear on UWF campus

November 2, 2017

Someone has distributed flyers containing homophobic slurs around the University of West Florida main campus. UWF President Martha Saunders sent this email to students, faculty and staff: Dear faculty, staff and students: University officials are actively…

Pensacola

Mayor Hayward continues to dodge journalists

November 2, 2017

Today, PNJ reporter Joe Baucum reports on how Council President Brian Spencer would like to see the Pensacola City Council handle the Bruce Beach fish hatchery. Mayor Hayward again was unavailable to answer any questions. Baucum…

Business Caring

Winners: Volume ONE & Autism Pensacola

November 1, 2017

Autism Pensacola shared this story of a special event held at Best of the Coast winner Volume ONE: “Five-year-old Hastings began his haircut in the salon chair. But he very quickly moved to the couch. Then…

Pensacola

Anonymous reader protests anonymous source

November 1, 2017

I got this letter from a reader upset that we protected the name of the recovering heroin addict who helped with the story “Heroin Crisis Hits Home.” The reader wrote (in case you can’t read the…

Business

VT MAE Job Fair on Friday, Nov. 3 and Thursday, Nov. 9

November 1, 2017

On Friday, Oct. 27, VT MAE conducted a Career Information Event attended by over 100 prospective employees and vendors, including students from the Aviation Maintenance Career Academy at Washington High School and George Stone Technical Center.…

Business Caring

Downtown Pensacola wins another award

October 31, 2017

The Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association has named Downtown Pensacola its 2017 winner of its Great Places in Florida People’s Choice Award. Downtown Pensacola was select over four other finalists: Ancient Spanish Monastery –…

Escambia County

Beulah Beltway update

October 31, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Concerned about how the proposed four-lane Beulah Beltway might affect their homes, citizens turned out to view the proposed routes for the southern and northern sections of the more than $200-million project.…

Entertainment

Floribama Shore coming to Panhandle

October 30, 2017

MTV today announced the return of its “Shore” franchise with “Floribama Shore.” The eight-episode run of “MTV Floribama Shore” will debut on Monday, Nov. 27 at 9 p.m. Set in the Florida Panhandle along the beach…

Pensacola

DEP advertises for fish hatchery bids

October 30, 2017

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has posted its invitation for bids for the Florida Gulf Coast Marine Fisheries Hatchery and Enhancement Center. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov.…

Pensacola

City removes Corinne Jackson marker from Corinne Jones Park

October 30, 2017

The Corinne Jackson marker has been removed from Pensacola’s Corinne Jones Park. The marker, which misidentified African-American icon Corinne Jones, the first director of the Fricker Community Center, and was marred with typos and misspellings, had…