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House approves Congressional Redistricting Plan

House approves Congressional Redistricting Plan

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A plan to redraw Florida's 27 congressional districts overwhelmingly passed the state House on Tuesday, inching closer to a potential faceoff with the Senate over districts in Central Florida and the Tampa Bay area. Nine Democrats joined with [...]

Jolly picks up endorsement

Jolly picks up endorsement

Congressman Richard Nugent Backs David Jolly for U.S. Senate Press Release: United States Representative David Jolly (R-FL-13) today announced that Congressman Richard Nugent (R-FL-11) has officially backed his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. “I’ve had the good fortune to get to know and [...]

What have we learned about Eric Olson incident? More questions than answers

What have we learned about Eric Olson incident? More questions than answers

None of the "350 emails" from Melanie Nichols' federal account were addressed to City Administrator Eric Olson. Why did this even get on Eric Olson's radar? There was no email to Olson from Nichols in the collection of emails talking about the height of the radio tower as attorney Fred Levin [...]

CRA to seek more public input on Hawkshaw parcel

CRA to seek more public input on Hawkshaw parcel

For the second time in two months, Councilman Charles Bare made the motion to turn down all the proposals for the Hawkshaw property on south Ninth Avenue. The CRA passed the motion on Monday, 5-3, with Council President Andy Terhaar, Council VP Larry B. Johnson and Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn [...]

What did Melanie Nichols say in her emails to city staff? No smoking gun, routine stuff

What did Melanie Nichols say in her emails to city staff? No smoking gun, routine stuff

Eric Olson had been City Administrator for three months before he was compelled to contact the bosses of Melanie Nichols, president of the North Hill Preservation Association, on July 2. What did she say in her emails from her federal government account that so upset Olson? I can't find [...]

Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research tied to Pensacola Marathon

Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research tied to Pensacola Marathon

Press Release: The Pensacola Sports Association (PSA) announced on Aug. 5 that the annual Pensacola Marathon presented by Publix on Sunday, Nov. 8, will benefit nonprofits including the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research (Rally). In 2013, Pensacolian Cindi Bonner learned that her [...]

Ethics and the City Council

Ethics and the City Council

The Pensacola City Council will hear from Planning Board member Scott Sallis on Thursday. Unfortunately, the council will not hear from the planning department about their role on his vote that violated the state's ethics laws. Here is how the council discussion went at the Agenda Review [...]

Fred Levin offers his version of the Olson incident, facts differ

Fred Levin offers his version of the Olson incident, facts differ

Attorney Fred Levin, the first person to ever top Inweekly's Power List, went on NewsRadio 1620 this morning to defend Mayor Ashton Hayward. He gave his version of why City Administrator Eric Olson called the bosses of Melanie Nichols, president of North Hill Preservation Association. Fred [...]

Senate, House on redistricting collision course

Senate, House on redistricting collision course

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With just four days left until the end of a special session called to redraw the state's congressional map, the Senate Reapportionment Committee on Monday approved a plan that changes lines for districts in Southwest and Central Florida, setting [...]

County employees learn how to achieve excellent customer service

County employees learn how to achieve excellent customer service

Thirty Escambia County employees are among 235 people attending the Studer Community Institute's "Achieving Excellent Customer Service: Winning Customers and Keeping them Happy" workshop today. On the SCI website, the institute says that satisfying customers is not enough to earn their loyalty. [...]

Citizens will be heard on City Administrator Eric Olson

Citizens will be heard on City Administrator Eric Olson

Mayor Ashton Hayward wanted to move forward. He wanted the discussion on his city administrator's phone call to the bosses of North Hill Preservation Association president to end. After all, he solely controls the employment fate of Eric Olson. The "No Confidence" vote has no real impact. [...]

House moves forward with new Congressional map

House moves forward with new Congressional map

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After rejecting a proposal by Sarasota County lawmakers, the Florida House appears poised Tuesday to approve a congressional redistricting plan that seeks to align with an order from the state Supreme Court. House members Monday raised questions [...]

Hobbs returns as president of Emerald Coastkeeper

Hobbs returns as president of Emerald Coastkeeper

We received this email late last week. Chasidy Hobbs is the new president of Emerald Coastkeepers Hello Fellow Clean Water Lovers! It has been awhile since you have heard from me, and so very much has happened since then. Exciting things are in store involving Emerald Coastkeeper and I am [...]

Bare provides background material on ‘No Confidence’ vote regarding Olson

Bare provides background material on ‘No Confidence’ vote regarding Olson

Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare provided to the media his add-on item for the Aug. 20 Council meeting. We're hearing that council members are lobbied to drop the matter of Olson threatening the president of a homeowners' association. They are being told it's best to not discuss the matter [...]

ITEN Wired Summit announces 2015 speakers

ITEN Wired Summit announces 2015 speakers

ITEN Wired has announced its roster of speakers for the 2015 ITEN Wired Summit, to be held Oct. 22 and 23 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front. The summit kicks off Oct. 22 with an evening reception and CIO Panel. It continues Oct. 23 with a day of learning, networking and sharing knowledge [...]

Evers hosts Community Preparedness forum next Tuesday

Evers hosts Community Preparedness forum next Tuesday

September is National Preparedness Month and State Senator Greg Evers invites you to take action and make a plan. Residents and business owners are invited to the join a panel of experts on Tuesday, August 25th at the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio Building in the WSRE Studio for this one [...]

Paddle through the Past: Deadman’s Island kayak tour

Paddle through the Past: Deadman’s Island kayak tour

Press release: The Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) and Pensacola Paddlesport are partnering to create a guided archaeology kayak tour of Deadman’s Island in Gulf Breeze. The area known as Deadman's Island in Pensacola Bay has served as a careening ground (ship repair), shipbuilding [...]

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