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City Hall: Mayor does not need separate legal counsel

Inweekly asked the Hayward Administration whether Mayor Ashton Hayward needed to have separate legal counsel since Judge Roger Vinson ruled he was individually named in…

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Deputy fire chief also sues Pensacola mayor individually

Yesterday, former Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover’s attorney and the attorneys representing the City of Pensacola filed a joint motion to dismiss City Administrator Eric…

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Schmitt vs. Hayward rises several questions

Now that Mayor Ashton Hayward is individually named a defendant in the lawsuit brought by former Fire Chief Matt Schmitt, the City -both Mayor and…

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Judge denies motion to let Mayor Hayward out of fire chief lawsuit

Federal Judge Roger Vinson denied Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward’s motion to be removed (in his individual capacity) from former Fire Chief Matt Schmitt’s lawsuit: Judge…

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Former deputy fire chief files federal lawsuit against Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward

On Dec. 22, former Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover filed a lawsuit against the City of Pensacola. Mayor Ashton Hayward, City Administrator Eric Olson, Chief…

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Pensacola Fire Department reins in OT

The City of Pensacola uploaded its August 2016 monthly line-item report on Tuesday. Finally the Pensacola Fire Department has reined in its overtime, only spending…

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Okaloosa fire chiefs suspended, see report

Ocean City Wright Fire Control District commissioners voted this week to suspend Fire Chief Billy Lord for 45 days and Assistant Fire Chief Scott Funchess…

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City manipulates reports to hide Fire OT

The City of Pensacola Finance Department finally uploaded the July 2016 financial reports to the city’s website. Once again, the “current approved budget” line items…

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Former Pensacola fire chief sues Mayor Hayward, Olson and Sisson

Former Pensacola Fire Chief Matt Schmitt has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Mayor Ashton Hayward, City Administrator Eric Olson, Chief Human Resources Officer…

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