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Ashton Hayward


Deputy fire chief also sues Pensacola mayor individually

February 24, 2017

Yesterday, former Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover’s attorney and the attorneys representing the City of Pensacola filed a joint motion to dismiss City Administrator Eric Olson, Chief Human Resources Officer Ed Sisson, Assistant Human Resources Manager…


Schmitt vs. Hayward rises several questions

February 23, 2017

Now that Mayor Ashton Hayward is individually named a defendant in the lawsuit brought by former Fire Chief Matt Schmitt, the City -both Mayor and City Council- will be breaking new ground. Should Ashton Hayward separate…


Mayor immovable, Police Chief out in May

February 6, 2017

Months ago, we posted that Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander wanted to keep his job after his DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Program) date as CFO Dick Barker, Assistant to the City Council Elaine Mager and others…


Fire chief not honest about coin controversy

January 30, 2017

Last week, the PNJ covered how Pensacola Fire Chief David Allen failed to follow the city’s policy when he handed out to his staff during Christmas a coin depicting the Confederate flag as one of the…

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City of Pensacola Puppet Show

January 17, 2017

At the Agenda Review on Jan. 9, the Parks & Recreation director, Brian Cooper, gave a report on his department to the Pensacola City Council. However, council members were not permitted to ask any questions of…


Pensacola Police Chief wants to keep his job

January 16, 2017

Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander told the Pensacola City Council last week he wants to keep his job past his DROP date in May. At the end of his monthly report to the City Council at…

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Pensacola 311 blew Tanyard calls

January 9, 2017

The triggers for Inweekly and Emerald Coastkeepers’ investigation of the Government Stormwater Project in the Tanyards neighborhood were two phone calls made by resident Dr. Gloria Horning to the City of Pensacola’s 311 Service on Sunday,…