Politics

John Morgan tests pot smoking ban

July 6, 2017

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Saying Floridians knew what they were voting on in November, Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan on Thursday followed through on threats to sue the state over a smoking…

Caring

Pensacola Children’s Chorus announces new team members

July 6, 2017

The Pensacola Children’s Chorus is announced two two new assistant directors to lead the singers of the Pensacola Children’s Chorus: Hanan Tarabay and Katie Powell. No stranger to Pensacola’s stages and an alumna of PCC, Hanan…

Politics

Gillum prods Scott administration on voter info

July 6, 2017

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Trying to ratchet up political pressure on Gov. Rick Scott’s administration to respond to a federal request for voter information, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum on Wednesday asked…

Politics

CFO Patronis sends out first official letter

July 6, 2017

From: CFO Jimmy Patronis Date: July 5, 2017 at 9:13:20 PM CDT Subject: CFO Jimmy Patronis: It Is An Honor To Serve Dear Fellow Floridians: My name is Jimmy Patronis and last week, I proudly accepted…

Business

Studer: keeping employees motivated [podcast]

June 30, 2017

Quint Studer discussed this week on “Pensacola Speaks” how not demotivate your high-performing employees. “It’s common for a top leader to say the employees are the most important people or that they are the lifeblood of…

Pensacola

Tanyard residents seek answers

June 30, 2017

By Sammi Sontag Inweekly At a Tanyard neighborhood meeting held at the Corinne Jones Resource Center Thursday evening, Pensacola City Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn listened to her constituents as they spoke about her district’s recent flooding. Though…

Pensacola

City flooding issues expand as rain falls

June 30, 2017

From the Bay Cliff Neighborhood Facebook page. The photo above and this comment was posted yesterday afternoon: “What’s going on here at Shannon and Monteigne? Smells like sewage. I am on my way out. Not sure…

Pensacola

City of Pensacola to beef up traffic enforcement

June 29, 2017

By Sammi Sontag INWEEKly The Pensacola Police Department and Florida Highway Patrol are joining forces to crack down on reckless drivers and traffic crashes within city limits. For the month of July, officer from both agencies…

Politics

New state laws hit the books on July 1

June 29, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Rideshare services, such as Lyft and Uber, will have to comply with statewide rules, and students and teachers will be allowed to express their religious beliefs at public…