The Pensacola City Council agenda for next week is out. The Climate Change Task Force is back on the agenda, as well as the conversion of council policies to ordinances and overriding the mayor's veto of Ordinances 26-14 and 27-14. Nothing on Councilman Larry Johnson's proposal to investigate the [...]
By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Amid questions about his views on global warming, Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday met with five Florida scientists who urged him to prepare the state for the coming challenges posed by climate change. They spent their 30-minute appointment with the [...]
The hottest local primary race is the GOP primary for Escambia County Commissioner, District 2. Two-term incumbent Gene Valentino faces off against Doug Underhill. Inweekly interviewed both candidates. You can learn more about each on their websites - Valentino and Underhill. Why [...]
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office’s 7th Annual ‘In Hot Pursuit’ 5K is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15 on Pensacola Beach. Over the past seven years the run has become famous for its fun beach course and the best door prizes around. Most importantly, all proceeds from the race will go to [...]
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Football.com is singing the praises of this area's production of college and pro football players. A glance at the 2014 preseason rosters of the Southeastern Conference and the four closest FBS schools, Southern Mississippi, South Alabama, Troy (Ala.) and Florida State shows the area well [...]
What’s a twelve-week marathon? It’s a special kid’s marathon for children ages 5-12 in which participants can run, walk, or wheel-chair 25 miles over twelve weeks at school or home, and ends with a final 1.2-mile run following the Pensacola Marathon on November 9, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. Upon [...]
State Rep. Clay Ingram and his wife Leslie welcomed Lydia Kathleen --9 lbs, 6 oz. baby girl --to their family yesterday. Momma and baby are doing fine. Dad? Who cares?
Joe Abston is bringing his unique hamburger joint to the state capital. The Tallahassee Democrat reports Abston and Mike Weeks of Pensacola have leased the former site of AJ's Sports Bar & Grill at 1800 W. Tennessee St. in Tallahassee and will open The Tin Cow there. Read more.
BRACE and the Escambia County Long-Term Recovery Group have requested the services of a national disaster recovery group to determine who in the community will not be able to rebuild and recover without assistance. A team of World Renew volunteers will conduct one-on-one interviews with flood [...]
Escambia County has a sexually transmitted disease problem. Infectious syphilis cases have more than doubled in Florida over the past decade — and in Escambia County reported cases have jumped from 2 to 47 in the same time frame, according to the Florida Department of Health. Cases of [...]
Councilwoman Sherri Myers sent out a press release this morning regarding amendments that she is proposing to the city's code of ethics. She wants to require that Pensacola city officials and employees to retain their text messages as public records. "Today, I submitted for inclusion on the City [...]