The Pensacola Confederate monument two-step

September 18, 2017

The Pensacola City Council did not vote to schedule a special meeting on the possible relocation of the Confederate memorial that is on city property. Instead, they only discussed whether to hold a special meeting if…

Escambia County Politics

Grover working on a budget plan

September 18, 2017

County Commissioner Grover Robinson last week said on “Pensacola Speaks” that he believes the county can give Sheriff David Morgan more money for raises but not all the money the sheriff has requested. “We don’t have…

State & National News

State’s tab for Irma already mounting

September 15, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida has preliminarily outlined more than $273 million in Hurricane Irma costs for federal reimbursement, with the money primarily used for storm preparation and debris removal. The projection…


ACLU to City of Pensacola: We told you so

September 15, 2017

Last night, the Pensacola City Council  voted to repeal an ordinance–sponsored by Mayor Ashton Hayward and Council President Brian Spencer and passed in April–that prohibited individuals from asking for donations in downtown Pensacola. The vote was…


Podcast: IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay names finalists

September 14, 2017

Meri Asmar, president of IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, discussed yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks” their 15 finalists for over a million dollars in grants. Ten of the finalists each will receive a grant of $107,700 at…


Studer: How to be a mentee [podcast]

September 14, 2017

Quint Studer’s column for the News Journal is the first of two regarding mentorship. This week he talks about how to be a mentee. “The ideal mentee is a motivated individual who is open to feedback,…


Blue Wahoos rack up Southern League awards

September 14, 2017

Pensacola nabs Woman of Excellence Award, Groundskeeper of the Year, Trainer of the Year and Sports Media Award. The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs has announced the Pensacola Blue Wahoos winners of the Community Service…


Century Job Fair – Sept. 15

September 12, 2017

CareerSource Escarosa will host a Century Job Fair Friday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Pensacola State College – Century Campus, 440 East Hecker Road in Century. This no-cost event is open to the…


Blue Wahoos can win championship today, 1 pm

September 8, 2017

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos have a 2-0 playoff lead against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. If they win today, they are co-champions of the Southern League. The game starts at 1 p.m. The gates open at noon.…