Escambia County Pensacola

Hayward takes a hit in survey

September 6, 2016

The Pensacola Young Professionals released on today their 2016 Quality of Life Survey. The news for Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward wasn’t as positive as it has been in the past. More residents believed that Escambia County…


Evan McMullin on ‘Pensacola Speaks’ today

September 6, 2016

On News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks,” my guest in the second half hour will be presidential candidate Evan McMullin. McMullin is former chief policy director for the House Republican Conference in the U.S. House of…


Letter to the Publisher: Police deserve raises

September 6, 2016

Dear Rick: I appreciated your article about our police. I wish you would do some research and write more about them. I have several friends and acquaintances who are cops. From what I have been told,…

Pensacola Politics

Why only Castille and Fountain?

September 6, 2016

We’ve been asked why we only reported on the severance payouts to former City Administrator Colleen Castille and former COO Tamara Fountain. Why? Because the public was misled that those resignations were freely submitted, and clearly…


Get Started Pensacola, Nov. 2

September 6, 2016

Get Started Pensacola allows local entrepreneurs to pitch their idea or product to a panel of judges for their chance to win a prize package worth over $20,000. Local entrepreneurs, startups and small business owners interested…

Escambia County

Underhill explains concerns about helipad

September 6, 2016

Commissioner Doug Underhill sent out an email to his constituents over the weekend regarding the safety stand down of the helipad atop the Perdido Key Fire Station that the Board of County Commissioners approved last Thursday.…


Wahoos win both halves of season

September 5, 2016

Pensacola Blue Wahoos second baseman Alex Blandino came through with arguably the biggest hit of the season when his double knocked in two runs and lifted his club to an improbable second half Southern League South…


Pensacola wrap-up: week ending Sept. 3

September 3, 2016

The August primaries came and went with few surprises. Sen. Marco Rubio (R) and Rep. Patrick Murphy (D) face off in the U.S. Senate race. State Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) and Steven Specht (D) face each…

Business State & National News

Ft. Pickens area closed

September 1, 2016

Gulf Islands National Seashore announced today the closure of Fort Pickens Area in Florida, in anticipation of intense wind and rain that will cause flooding of the roads throughout the area. The forecasted wind and rain…