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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 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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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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Mayor brings back town halls

Mayor Grover Robinson will hold his first town hall meeting 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Woodland Heights Resource Center, 111 Berkley Dr. “I’m…

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Spencer, Wingate elected to lead Pensacola City Council

Press release: At a special meeting of the Pensacola City Council held on November 22, 2016, the City Council elected Brian Spencer as the President…

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Posted in Business Politics

CBRE listing agreement kicked forward to May

At its agenda review meeting yesterday, the Pensacola City Council tried to understand what Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn called “entanglements” concerning CBRE’s listing agreement and RFP…

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IN Cover Story Puts a Face on Area Homicides

Murders, shootings, assaults, rapes…they too quickly become just numbers, one-day headlines lost in the flood of news of Justin Beiber’s tattoos, Lady Gaga’s outfits and…

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District 5 Town Hall

The next town-hall meeting in Mayor Ashton Hayward’s ‘Taking City Hall to the Citizens’ series will take place next week in District 5. It is…

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