Posted in Pensacola

Presser Notes: Project Titan and Cyber Silence

Monday’s mayoral press conference was a split-screen affair. While the primary issue facing the city at the moment is recovering from a recent cyber attack,…

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DROP, Dick Barker: Clarifications and More Questions

If all goes according to Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson’s plan, the Pensacola City Council will soon approve current Chief Financial Officer Dick Barker as assistant…

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Posted in Business

DIB parking free next week

Press Release: From Dec. 15-22, there’s no charge to park in a metered parking space on downtown Pensacola streets, the Downtown Improvement Board announced this…

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Posted in Environment Escambia County

Escambia County voters worry about the environment

While elected officials tend to dismiss concerns about the quality of our air and water, a recent InWeekly/Political Matrix poll of 537 likely Escambia County…

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Gulf Power PAC backs Mike Hill

Last month, State Rep. Mike Hill received $1,000 from Responsible Government Committee of Gulf Power Company Employees. The Political Action Committee is funded by Gulf…

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Grover Robinson eschews open job searches for key roles

Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson has selected his leadership team without doing national, statewide or even local open job searches for the positions. City Hall promotions…

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Barker gets second shot at DROP

Inweekly reporter Jeremy Morrison reports the Dick Barker has been promoted from chief financial officer to assistant city administrator.  Barker told reporters at the mayor’s…

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Presser Notes: NAS attack, Barker promoted and American Magic returns

In the wake of last week’s shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Mayor Grover Robinson began his weekly press conference Monday morning with a moment…

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Posted in Education Entertainment

Big Bird puppeteer passes

Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street, passed away on Saturday. In September 2015, Spinney visited Pensacola…

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