Posted in Business Pensacola

Grover’s big leadership challenge

The announcement that Baptist Health Care is building a $550 million hospital facility on Brent Lane and leaving west Pensacola poses a big leadership challenge…

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Salzman takes on Hill

Press release: Michelle Salzman proudly announces her Republican candidacy for the 2020 Florida State House, District 1, challenging incumbent Mike Hill. As a Mother, a Veteran, and…

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Pensacola has no black majority districts

For decades, the city of Pensacola has had two districts with a majority of African-American voters, Districts 5 and 7, and one that was nearly…

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Posted in Education Politics

Buzz: Thomas backing out on Triumph grant … again

With Gov. Ron DeSantis and nearly the entire state of Florida talking about the need to improve vocational education and create a stronger young workforce,…

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What happened to $18.7 million for hatchery?

In June 2018, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission asked the City of Pensacola to terminate its lease to build a $18.7-million fish hatchery on…

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Presser: Few answers, no follow-ups

City Administrator Chris Holley yesterday filled in for Mayor Grover Robinson at the city’s weekly press conference. He was accompanied by City Attorney Susan Woolf,…

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Pensacola hit by budget vetoes

Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed Airport expansion for a MRO campus – $1.5 million, as well as Cervantes Street pedestrian improvements, $600,000. From Christine Sexton, The…

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The UK $656.50 milkshake

In May, British politician Nigel Farage was doused with a $6.50 banana and salted caramel milkshake while campaigning. The political protest was labeled “milkshaking” by…

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Posted in Crime Politics

Blackwater prisoner indicted for bomb threats

A 24-year-old man who was housed at a privately run state prison has been indicted on federal charges of making bomb threats to multiple federal…

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