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Ashton Hayward

Quint Studer speaks about the partnership with The University of West Florida announcing the “University of West Florida’s Center for Entrepreneurship” during an event at the Voices of Pensacola Thursday, July 2, 2015. (Michael Spooneybarger/ Pensacola Today)
Pensacola

A year later, no additions to Maritime Park

July 25, 2016

This time last year, the city of Pensacola was on the cusp of approving a lease agreement that would have brought a $20-million investment to the Vince Whibbs Sr. Community Maritime Park. The University of West…

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Escambia County Pensacola

Pensacola wrap up: week ending July 23

July 23, 2016

It was a relatively quiet week. BCC keeps gas tax The Escambia Board of County Commissioners were not pleased with City CFO Dick Barker’s bait-and-switch regarding the allocation of gas taxes. Barker never delivered the interlocal…

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Pensacola

Fire Department overtime soars past original budget

July 18, 2016

Last year, Mayor Ashton Hayward proposed, and the Pensacola City Council approved, a budget for this fiscal year that had $298,900 for overtime for the Pensacola Fire Department. According to the unaudited monthly financials on the…

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Politics

Pensacola wrap up: week ending July 16

July 16, 2016

The Blue Angels are back and breaking crowd numbers at Pensacola Beach. As we reported last week, Lt. Cmdr Frank Weisser has joined the team to replace Capt. Jeff Kuss, who died last month in a…

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Pensacola

City Budget by years

July 13, 2016

In his annual Budget-In-Brief that he releases to the public at the same time he presents his budget proposal to the Pensacola City Council, Mayor Ashton Hayward breaks down the General Fund Expenditures in categories. The…