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Florida political insiders favor Jolly and Murphy

Florida political insiders favor Jolly and Murphy

The Tampa Bay Times polled 160 of the state's political insiders to determine the strongest Democratic and Republican candidates for Florida's U.S. Senate race In Republican U.S. Senate primary field: Rep. David Jolly 37 percent Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera 22 percent Rep. Ron DeSantis [...]

Tweaking of Studer leases begins today

Tweaking of Studer leases begins today

Six days after the Pensacola City Council passed a resolution for the mayor's office to have an attorney "tweak" the Studer leases approved the CMPA board, the attorneys will meet. John Daniel of Beggs & Lane represents the mayor's office. Scott Remington of Clark Partington represents Quint [...]

What is the most meaningful job?

What is the most meaningful job?

PayScale.com, the world’s largest crowdsourced salary database, released today a study on how different kinds of employees feel about their jobs. The data is broken down to show the Most Meaningful Jobs, the Least Meaningful Jobs as well as Jobs that Make the World a Worse Place. Most [...]

Local memorial service for fallen in Chattanooga

Local memorial service for fallen in Chattanooga

Tonight, a memorial service honoring the five servicemen killed in Chattanooga event will be held tonight at 6 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Park on Bayfront Parkway. The service is expected to last about 45 minutes. Please come show your military and patriotic support for this cause.

Proposed gambling rules could headed for a showdown

Proposed gambling rules could headed for a showdown

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA At least two years in the making, proposed pari-mutuel regulations continue to leave industry operators divided, with some saying the rules don't go far enough and others complaining that the plan will put them out of business. State gambling [...]

Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera on ‘Pensacola Speaks’ today

Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera on ‘Pensacola Speaks’ today

Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, will be my guest on "Pensacola Speaks" today at 5:05 p.m. Lopez-Cantera announced his campaign on July 15. He began his campaign L with nearly $900,000 already in the bank through his Reform Washington super-PAC [...]

Puppy poacher pleas

Puppy poacher pleas

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that Angela Brooks entered a plea of no contest of Retail Theft (while acting in concert with others) on July 20, 2015. Immediately following her plea, Judge Edward P. Nickinson, III sentenced Angela Brooks to 11 months and 30 days in Escambia County [...]

Four finalists for Council Executive announced

Four finalists for Council Executive announced

A selection committee, comprised of Council President Andy Terhaar, City Administrator Eric Olson and consultant Al Coby, has narrowed down the 57 applications for council executive to four finalists: Daryl Betancur of Palm Springs, Ca Executive Assistant/Clerk of the Board for the Las [...]

Airport  concessions: OHM ROI vs. Customer Service

Airport concessions: OHM ROI vs. Customer Service

Yesterday's post about bottled water not being offered at the gift shops at the Pensacola International Airport caught the attention of another Inweekly reader. In February, Interim Airport Director Dan Flynn suggested that some resolution might be reached to allow the gift shops to sell bottled [...]

Audition for haunted tour guides…the tour is haunted, not the guides

Audition for haunted tour guides…the tour is haunted, not the guides

The University of West Florida Historic Trust is seeking volunteer tour guides for its 25th Annual Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tours. Volunteers must be 18 years of age, able to commit to one rehearsal and be available for evening tours on October 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30. A costume, a [...]

Work begins on Navy Point bridge

Work begins on Navy Point bridge

The Florida Department of Transportation began construction activities on replacing the bridge located on County Road 292A (West Sunset Avenue) over Bayou Grande to the Navy Point neighborhood the week of July 20. Scott Bridge was awarded the $5,476,808.54 contract to replace the existing [...]

Bridging the Gap returns

Bridging the Gap returns

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office hosts “Bridging the Gap,” a Crime Prevention Conference July 27, 28 and 29, 2015. The three-evening conference, at the Brownsville Community Center, 3100 W. Desoto Street in Pensacola, is an effort to encourage communication and action within the [...]

NC board approves schools after they cut ties with Newpoint

NC board approves schools after they cut ties with Newpoint

Last Friday, July 17, the North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board approved two new charter schools to open in 2016. The schools, Pine Springs Preparatory Academy and Cape Fear Preparatory Academy, had been originally hired Newpoint Education Partners (NEP) as their management [...]

Jolly announces for U.S. Senate

Jolly announces for U.S. Senate

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Joining three other Florida congressmen in seeking to move to the U.S. Senate, Pinellas County Republican David Jolly said Monday he will run in 2016 for the seat being vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio. Jolly, who was elected to [...]

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