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Orange fencing goes up in Pensacola Tanyards

January 4, 2017

Good news. The orange construction fencing has been put up around Mayor Ashton Hayward’s Government Street Stormwater site. The fencing was installed a month after Inweekly first reported the conditions in the Tanyard neighborhoods adjacent to…

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Pensacola mayor discusses Tanyards project

January 4, 2017

On NewsTalk 1620 this morning, host Andrew McKay asked Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward about Government Street Stormwater Project. Specifically, McKay brought up the site’s appearance, public safety and the lack of fencing, and the groundwater contamination.…


Funding for day care providers to earn college degree

January 4, 2017

The University of West Florida Innovation Institute’s Complete Florida program recently announced a new partnership with T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program, an organization that helps day care providers earn a degree in early childhood education. “Complete…

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Pensacola Tanyards after the storm

January 4, 2017

Emerald Coastkeeper Laurie Murphy visited the Pensacola Tanyards and Mayor Ashton Hayward’s Government Street Stormwater Project yesterday. The streets had been swept, but the mud and foul water remained. Murphy had already scheduled drinking water quality…


Gaetz sworn-in, on ‘Pensacola Speaks’ today

January 3, 2017

The 115th Congress convened today with swearing-in ceremonies. Florida’s congressional delegation has 10 new members, Republicans Matt Gaetz, Neal Dunn, John Rutherford, Brian Mast and Francis Rooney, and Democrats Al Lawson, Stephanie Murphy, Darren Soto, Val…