City manipulates reports to hide Fire OT

September 12, 2016

The City of Pensacola Finance Department finally uploaded the July 2016 financial reports to the city’s website. Once again, the “current approved budget” line items were manipulated to hide how overtime paid at the Fire Department…


UWF Faculty Senate: Anybody but Gaetz

September 12, 2016

Last Friday, the University of West Florida Faculty Senate passed a resolution–12 in favor, 5 opposed, 3 abstentions–not supporting State Sen. Don Gaetz for UWF president and recommending the UWF Presidential Search Committee and UWF Board…

Environment Escambia County

Public meetings on fishing pier today

September 12, 2016

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Escambia County will hold two public information meetings to discuss work set to begin on the Bob Sikes Fishing Pier, parking and trail restoration project. The project aims to…


Mayor asks Council to meet with BCC

September 9, 2016

Mayor Hayward Recommends City Council Schedule Joint Meeting with BCC Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward forwarded a recommendation to City Council members today asking them to schedule a joint meeting with the Escambia Board of County Commissioners.…

Politics State & National News

Rubio opening lead in Senate race

September 9, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Backed by growing support from independent voters, Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has opened a seven-point lead over Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy, according to a poll released Friday…


Studer: Keys to building a great team [podcast]

September 9, 2016

On “Pensacola Speaks” yesterday, Quint Studer discussed his upcoming column on the Pensacola News Journal. “Creating and sustaining a great team is the goal of every value-driven organization,” says Studer. “The better the team performs, the…