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Will pay raise boost anemic city elections?

Will increasing the salary of Pensacola’s mayor from $100,000 to $125,000 attract more citizens to run for the office? We may soon find out. Council…

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Last Night’s RESTORE Conversation

The Pensacola City Council will continue its conversation this morning over Mayor Ashton Hayward’s pick for Escambia County’s RESTORE Act advisory committee. Last night it…

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Sidewalk Rules

During a special meeting this morning, the Downtown Improvement Board’s Business and Development Committee met to discuss the city of Pensacola’s proposed regulations governing the…

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Hayward Engages District 7

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward and a roomful of residents from District 7 covered a myriad of subjects during the latest meeting in the Taking City…

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Budget Workshop, Day 1

The Pensacola City Council began pouring over Mayor Ashton Hayward’s proposed budget today in the first of two—possibly three—workshops this week. They listened to hours…

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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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Nomination Breakdown

Nominations are in for Pensacola City Council’s next leadership. Council members have thrown each other’s names into a hat and will choose a new president…

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Occupy Pensacola Holds On, Mobile Not So Much

The Occupy in Pensacola is going a bit smoother than its sister-campout in Mobile. While about 20 protesters were arrested overnight in Mobile, local leaders…

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Buzz: Council Payola

The debate among the Pensacola City Council members over creating a new council staff isn’t just about certain members wanting to build a power base….

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