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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Wingate: Champion for Justice

Since learning of Councilman Gerald Wingate’s passing, I’ve reviewed our reporting of his tenure on the Pensacola City Council. His peers saw him as a…

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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 Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Remembering a breakfast with Wingate

In the summer of 2012, realtor Gerald Wingate asked to meet with Lumon May and me at CJ’s Kitchen on West Garden Street. Over eggs,…

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Condolences on passing of Councilman Wingate shared

Note: As messages come in, we will add them to this post. Last Update 4:04 p.m. From Commissioner Lumon May: On behalf of the Escambia…

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Presser Notes: Police Oversight, Beautification and Birding

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly There were more journalists than usual Monday at Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson’s weekly press conference, as a visiting contingent of journalists…

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Buzz: Councilman Gerald Wingate passes

Pensacola City Councilman Gerald Wingate passed away over night. He had been battling cancer. Wingate was first elected in 2012, nearly defeating incumbent John Jerralds….

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Posted in Crime Escambia County Guns Pensacola

Same number of July gun incidents in 2012 and 2019

Inweekly reviewed the West Florida Regional Library’s newspaper archives and found the July 2012 and July 2019 had the same number of gun incidents reported…

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Posted in Crime Escambia County Pensacola

Timeline: County had a Gun Crime Response Team in 2012

The last time Escambia County had a multi-agency task force targeting gun-related crimes was seven years ago. Sheriff David Morgan announced the “crime response team”…

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