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Weekend Buzz: Forum on Crime and Education, First Digital Town Hall meeting

Weekend Buzz:  Forum on Crime and Education, First Digital Town Hall meeting

Commissioner May wants to discuss crime, neighborhoods and education Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May, District 3, will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, April 22, at 6 p.m., at the Brownsville assembly of God, Reception Hall, 3100 West Desoto Street. The topics are Crime, Education and [...]

Kudos for SYSA

Kudos for SYSA

Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May was beaming last night. Six of his former players in the Southern Youth Sports Association signed college scholarships yesterday to play football. SYSA alumnus Doug Baldwin scored a touchdown for the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl. May has had six players [...]

Another Ashton Hayward ambush, uses his Fish House strategy on the County

Another Ashton Hayward ambush, uses his Fish House strategy on the County

Mayor Ashton Hayward needed a “win.” His "negotiation strategy" with The Fish House didn't play out as he expected. There were no more big grants coming from the federal or state governments before the end of the year. No, Hayward needed a big job announcement, something that has eluded him [...]

Passing of the gavel at Escambia County Commission meeting had humor and gratitude

Passing of the gavel at Escambia County Commission meeting had humor and gratitude

A standing room-only crowd packed the commission chambers to see the gavel passed from outgoing chairman Gene Valentino and his successor Lumon May. May took the opportunity to both honor and poke fun at the outgoing chairman. May called up Maureen Valentino to stand with her husband while he [...]

Visit Pensacola in the Sunshine

Visit Pensacola in the Sunshine

This morning Escambia County citizens will get to hear, for the first time in a public forum, about the latest set of bylaws for Visit Pensacola, Inc. -- the new 501(c)6 organization that wants to control $5-6 million in tax dollars generated by the hotel industry. The discussion will be held [...]

Weekend Buzz: City fireworks over zone change, Ellington on rampage, Evers okay and Gallery Night off

Weekend Buzz: City fireworks over zone change, Ellington on rampage, Evers okay and Gallery Night off

Fireworks may explode at city Town Hall Mayor Ashton Hayward is hosting tonight at 6 pm a town hall meeting for District 1 at the Vickery Center on Summit. He may have a packed house if all those upset with city government appear. The Vickery Center is just blocks away from where [...]

Weekend Buzz: Great quotes, missing check, DIB murmurs and taming the stallion

Weekend Buzz: Great quotes, missing check, DIB murmurs and taming the stallion

Quote of the Week: "Everyone is shrugging shoulders up here as if the guy next to them is crazy." --Gene Valentino, Escambia Board of County Commission chairman Second best quote, via Tampa Tribune: “George LeMieux is a Mount Everest of ambition shoehorned into a molehill of a man." --GOP [...]

City fails public service test on Veterans Day parade

City fails public service test on Veterans Day parade

When faced with a request, government bureaucracies talk about budgets and workloads. Public servants ask how can they help. The Florida Department of Transportation made the decision to enforce state laws requiring at a MOT (Maintenance of Traffic) certified by an engineer when parades use or [...]

Commissioner May comes to aid of parade organizers

The daily newspaper has an article on how the volunteers that have organized the Pensacola Veterans Day believe that they have been given the runaround by the city of Pensacola. The Florida Department of Transportation toughened requirements this year for its “Maintenance of Traffic” [...]

May to Host Town Hall

May to Host Town Hall

Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May will host a town hall meeting Thursday. Elected in November, May represents District 3. The town hall meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at the St. James Missionary Baptist Church, located at 219 E. Johnson Ave. Citizens may also keep up with District [...]

Commissioner May and Ministers to Reach Out Montclair Community

Press Release: Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May, District 3, will join a group of local ministers in the Montclair neighborhood Friday, February 15. This free event will help promote community togetherness and community awareness. Among the local leaders joining Commissioner May will be [...]

Buzz: May appoints Coby to RESTORE advisory

Buzz: May appoints Coby to RESTORE advisory

Commissioner Lumon May has selected former Pensacola City Manager Al Coby has his appointee for the Escambia County RESTORE Advisory Committee. Coby worked for the City of Pensacola for 27 years (1984-2011), the last three as the city manager. He was hired 1984 as director of the Community [...]

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