Posted in Pensacola Business

More presser notes: marinas, ice

Politics of Public Marinas Last week, the Pensacola City Council approved a lease for the area known as the Pitt Slip, which includes a marina….

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Posted in Pensacola Crime Guns

Mayor Robinson, how is Pensacola gun task force going?

Early Sunday morning, a man was shot in downtown Pensacola at near the intersection of Jefferson and Government streets. Where is gun violence task force?

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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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Why did city officials want to destroy Deputy Chief Glover?

In 2005, then-Battalion Chief Joseph Glover and Lts. Jose Cobb, Paul Johnson and Derek Streeter filed a federal discrimination lawsuit suit against the City of…

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The man behind allegations against fire chiefs

The investigation of former Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief that led to their terminations, subsequent lawsuits and the city’s insurance carrier paying…

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A mother defended her son

When I interviewed Joe Glover for “Fire Chiefs ‘Vindicated,’” he talked about the toll the investigation and termination took on his family. “It was extremely…

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Five key points of Fire Chiefs’ settlement

Our story Fire Chiefs “Vindicated’ is online and in our news stands. Here are the key points: 1. Big money Though the settlements have no…

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Posted in Crime Pensacola

Pensacola fails to make ‘Safest Cities’ list

The National Council for Home Safety and Security today announced its ranking of the Safest Cities in Florida for 2018. The top ten cities are: Satellite Beach…

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Posted in Pensacola Politics

City Survey: Satisfaction scores drop in 11 of 14 categories

On the last day of Mayor Ashton Hayward’s administration, the mayor’s office released the 2018 Community Survey conducted by the UWF Haas Center. In announcing…

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