Entertainment

‘Law & Vengeance’ debuts in September

July 26, 2017

Protected by government agencies that turn a blind eye towards their activities, pharmaceutical corporations, weapons manufacturers, financial institutions, oil companies and other mega corporations rake in billions of dollars annually with little interference. The only lines…

Business

Chamber releases Triumph Gulf Coast survey results

July 26, 2017

Today, the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce released results from its Triumph Gulf Coast project survey. With over 100 respondents, the survey found that sixty two percent favor spending on infrastructure projects in Northwest Florida. Twenty…

Pensacola

Pensacola mayor spent $230K on losing legal cases

July 26, 2017

In May and June, Mayor Ashton Hayward paid Beggs & Lane $95,846 to represent him and his administration on a variety of issues. Mayor Hayward lost two cases – Pitts Slip Appeal – billing for 1/30/17-6/13/17:…

Business

Entrecon 2017 announced

July 25, 2017

On July 24, Quint Studer announced that New York Times bestselling author Dan Heath will be the keynote speaker for the two-day Entrecon this November. “Dan Heath is one of the leading names in helping communities…

Pensacola

City-Firefighters agree on contract

July 25, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced, in a press release, that he has reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Pensacola Professional Fire Fighters Local 707, representing the City of Pensacola’s…

Business

Giant killers land $150M verdict vs. AbbVie

July 25, 2017

Yesterday, an Illinois federal jury has ruled that the pharmaceutical company AbbVie, Inc., must pay $150,000,000 in punitive damages to a former user of AndroGel, a testosterone replacement medication. The case was heard in federal court…

Politics

Military members boost concealed-weapon licenses

July 19, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida has fast-tracked concealed-weapons licenses to 82,000 military members and honorably discharged veterans since terror-related shootings at a pair of military installations in Tennessee two years ago. State…

Education Politics

Early Learning Sensory Garden opens July 20

July 19, 2017

Grand opening of Early Learning Sensory Garden in downtown Pensacola is set for July 20. The custom designed and landscaped play area at Bodacious Brew-Thru dive-thru coffee shop is another piece of the Studer Family of…

Pensacola Politics

City of Pensacola shuts public out of budget

July 18, 2017

Councilwoman Sherri Myers called Inweekly to say City Administrator Eric Olson and CFO Dick Barker got irate when she showed up for a budget briefing with Emerald Coastkeeper Laurie Murphy. Apparently city officials want budget discussions…

Business

Frontier to add non-stop route to Denver next spring

July 18, 2017

Frontier Airlines announced today that Pensacola International Airport will get non-stop service to Denver, Colorado beginning the spring of 2018. In the press announcement, Mayor Hayward welcomed today’s announcement and is looking forward to working with…

Business

Report recommends restoring Gulf Coast Amtrak service

July 18, 2017

The Gulf Coast Working Group released a report to Congress last night that recommended restoring daily round trip Amtrak train service between New Orleans and Orlando. The working group, which outlined a number of steps that…

Business Pensacola

Port of Pensacola 2018 budget is bleak

July 18, 2017

In May, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced plans to convert Warehouse 4 at the Port of Pensacola into a marine research center in conjunction with the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Florida Fish and…