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Winners & Losers 6/14/18

Winners & Losers 6/14/18

Winners Jerry Pate The legendary golfer has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of the nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida. Early in his golfing career, [...]

Outtakes—Fish Eggs on His Face

Outtakes—Fish Eggs on His Face

By Rick Outzen For half a year, Mayor Ashton Hayward has told the public that the fish hatchery was an “all or nothing” deal. If the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission was not allowed to [...]

Outtakes—Words of Advice

Outtakes—Words of Advice

By Rick Outzen On Thursday, June 7, I will participate in the Greater Pensacola Chamber’s Campaign School, a program to help local candidates. The speakers include Escambia County Supervisor of [...]

Winners & Losers 6/7/18

Winners & Losers 6/7/18

Winners Buzz Ritchie Capstone Adaptive Learning and Therapy Centers hired Ritchie as its vice president of Children’s Programs and Development. Ritchie is past CEO/chair of Gulf Coast Community [...]

Outtakes—Snakebit

Outtakes—Snakebit

By Rick Outzen City Administrator Eric Olson is snakebit. Every time he rolls the dice on a situation, his mistakes come to light and make matters worse. In the summer of 2015, Olson tried to [...]

Winners & Losers 5/31/18

Winners & Losers 5/31/18

Winners Kelvin Bentley The University of West Florida Division of Research and Strategic Innovation has announced Dr. Kelvin Bentley as assistant vice president for digital learning and innovation. [...]

Winners & Losers 5/24/18

Winners & Losers 5/24/18

Winners Cate Merrill The Autism Pensacola board of directors unanimously approved the selection of the Pensacola native to serve as its next president and chief executive officer. Merrill, who [...]

Outtakes—Lock Them Up

Outtakes—Lock Them Up

By Rick Outzen Last Friday morning, Dimitrios Pagourtzis walked into Santa Fe High School in Texas and opened fire on his classmates with a shotgun and .38 revolver, both of which appeared to be [...]

Outtakes—Dodgeball at City Hall

Outtakes—Dodgeball at City Hall

By Rick Outzen Over the past eight years, the most photogenic mayor in the city’s history has dealt with the public and media like he’s playing dodgeball. Mayor Ashton Hayward has become so [...]

Winners & Losers 5/17/18

Winners & Losers 5/17/18

Winner Tamim Kawakibi U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the selection of the Pensacola High School senior as a 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Kawakibi is one of 161 American high [...]

Outtakes—A Big Deal

Outtakes—A Big Deal

By Rick Outzen Last week, I traveled to New York City to discuss my book, “City of Grudges,” on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Joe Scarborough had been kind enough to write an endorsement for [...]

Winners & Losers 5/10/18

Winners & Losers 5/10/18

Winners Baptist Health Care Foundation Its fifth annual Casino Royale gala raised more than $245,000 for programs and services at Baptist Health Care. This year, the money raised at the event will [...]

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