Politics

Election 2018: For Dems, to Ehr may be divine

July 18, 2017

Democrat Phil Ehr to Run for 1st Congressional Seat By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Seven months into his first term as the U.S. Congressman for Northwest Florida and Matt Gaetz, a Fort Walton Beach Republican, has already…

Pensacola

Pensacola Mayor proposes $226.7 million budget

July 17, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has proposed a $226.7 million operating budget for FY 2018 – a $8.66 million increase, or a 4-percent, over the current operating budget. Five million of the increase is for capital projects…

Education

Weis Elementary success [podcast]

July 17, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” C.A. Weis Elementary principal Holly Magee and Children’s Home Society executive director Lindsey Cannon discuss how the elementary school went from a “F” to “C” school in one year.…

Education

Nelson tackles student loan debt

July 14, 2017

By Sammi Sontag INWEEKLY U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) visited the University of West Florida and met with graduates to discuss the Student Loan Relief Act, which is legislation aimed at cutting student loan interest rates…

Business

Visit Pensacola marketing works, air travel to area up

July 14, 2017

Visit Pensacola markets the Pensacola area to the world. The latest travel numbers from the Pensacola International Airport validate the tourism agency’s effectiveness. The airport reported yesterday new monthly record number of passengers in June, with…

Caring Health Politics

Report on healthcare town hall

July 14, 2017

By Sammy Sontag INWEEKLY Indivisible Northwest Florida presented a Healthcare Town Hall meeting featuring the group’s founder, Vickie Neapolitan-Scott, and Dr. Jennifer Zimmerman at the J. Earle Bowden Building in downtown Pensacola on July 12. The…

Business

Business leaders unite for economic development

July 13, 2017

More than 30 businesses in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties have joined together to form First Place Partners, a private-sector group designed to support economic development efforts in the two-county region. The organization, which has been…