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City, Police Union Reach Agreement

Following the Pensacola City Council’s unanimous approval of agreements between the city and the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 71, Mayor Ashton Hayward and police…

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At-Large RESTORE Seats

The Escambia County Commission is looking for people to sit on its RESTORE Act advisory committee’s two at-large seats. In an effort to assess potential…

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Council to Meet on Police Pensions

The Pensacola City Council will hold a special meeting tomorrow to discuss tentative agreements with the police union. Key components of the proposed agreement are:…

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Hayward on Pensions

city press release: Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward will hold a press conference tomorrow (Friday, December 21) at approximately 2:15 PM to make an announcement about…

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Kumbaya Through Clinched Jaws

Mayor Ashton Hayward arrived at last night’s meeting just in time for the Pensacola City Council’s discussion regarding his veto of its budget amendment. He…

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Hayward Rallies Allies, Addresses Council’s Concerns

One day before the Pensacola City Council is to consider its reaction to his veto, Mayor Ashton Hayward called a press conference to discuss the…

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‘Big Boys & Girls’ Clash with Mayor

The continuing back-and-forth between the Pensacola City Council and Mayor Ashton Hayward has found its newest venue: the audit selection committee. “I almost wish I…

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City Slicker Chickens

Running across the yard, the children play with their chickens. They are not on a farm, or in the rural wilds of Escambia County. The…

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Council Approves Pen Air, Blows Off Steam

While it eventually green-lighted the Pen Air deal, the Pensacola City Council let it be known that it was not pleased about the circumstances. “Delighted…

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