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Pensacola Politics

Bowling’s position ‘unfathomable’

August 11, 2016

The local legal community is scratching their heads about City Attorney Lysia Bowling’s written statement that she filed the appeal of the local option gas tax ordinance without the consent of Mayor Ashton Hayward or Pensacola…

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)
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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 Politics

City Council meeting, after the chanting

July 18, 2016

Pensacola City Council selected Carol Leone of Milton as its attorney. Leone beat out by two points Mike Godwin, who retired from the City of Pensacola in 2012 after serving as the Airport Contract Administrator. Council…

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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

Pensacola City Council shows sympathy for the devil

July 8, 2016

The Pensacola City Council made no move to change its invocation process at last night’s special meeting. Among the five members that showed up -Charles Bare, Gerald Wingate, Jewel Cannada-Wynn, Andy Terhaar and Sherri Myers, there…