Posted in Florida

Flags fly at half-mast to honor former local lawmaker

Flags will be flown at half-staff today in honor of former state lawmaker John Broxson, who died last week. Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday directed…

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Posted in Escambia County Florida Pensacola

Williamson, Andrade get committee assignments, Hill not so many

Santa Rosa County lawmaker Jayer Williamson has been give a chairmanship and vice chair and three other committee assignments: Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee  Chair Workforce…

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Posted in Escambia County Florida Guns

Poll: Panhandle supports background checks

The latest Inweekly/Political Matrix poll found Florida’s First Congressional District strongly supports universal background checks. With 81% support, this issue does not seem to be…

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Posted in Florida Pensacola Politics

M.E. search committee makes recommendation

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced that the Medical Examiner’s Search Committee met on Aug. 14 to consider the resume of Dr. Scott Luzi for possible…

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Posted in Escambia County Florida Pensacola

West Cervantes safety revisions presented

By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly FRICKER CENTER — The West Cervantes safety improvements on display Tuesday in Pensacola were slightly different from plans presented during a…

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Posted in Crime Florida

FWC catches oyster thieves

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigators charged four individuals after an investigation involving the theft of thousands of oysters from Pensacola Bay Oyster…

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Posted in Escambia County Florida Pensacola State & National News

Bridge Name Game

By Danielle Brown, Inweekly Tensions ran high among Escambia and Santa Rosa County citizens in the final public meeting over renaming the Pensacola Bay Bridge….

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Posted in Florida Pensacola Politics State & National News

Hill takes to talk radio to spin, defend, attack

While he refused to talk with Inweekly and PNJ reporters, State Rep. Mike Hill did appear on local radio stations on Monday, June 3 to…

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Posted in Florida

House passes controversial Felons’ Rights bill

By Jim Saunders & Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — In one of the most-divisive issues of the 2019 legislative session, the…

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