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Council reviews Triumph wish list

October 3, 2017

Note: My initial post had the meeting date as tomorrow. It’s Oct. 5 – working on our Best of the Coast issue has me off by a day. On Thursday, Oct. 5, the Pensacola City Council…

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UWF State of the University raises the bar

October 2, 2017

Unlike Mayor Ashton Hayward, Dr. Martha Saunders, president of the University of West Florida, isn’t afraid to address her constituents – UWF faculty, staff, students and alumni- in an auditorium and outline her goals for the…

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Government Pond near completion

September 28, 2017

The work on the Corrine Jones-Government Street stormwater pond is near completion, according to a drone video posted to the city’s Facebook page. Construction on the project began in the spring of 2016, two years after…

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Myers praised for Burgess Road effort

September 25, 2017

Pensacola Councilwoman Sherri Myers last week received praise from the citizens and her fellow council members for her efforts to fund sidewalk and drainage improvements on Burgess Road. Rev. John Phillips, organizing president of the neighborhood…

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The battle over Burgress Road heats up

September 20, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” Councilwoman Sherri Myers gave more background on last week’s council budget amendment that would allocate $1.6 million for sidewalks and drainage on Burgess Road if it can survive the second budget workshop and…

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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…