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Confederate Cultural Clash

Confederate Cultural Clash

By Jeremy Morrison The Confederate flag has seen a lot of action as of late. It’s an old debate. One with roots stretching deep into America’s painful past. And one being taken up with a [...]

Don’t Ask How the Maritime Sausage Is Made

Don’t Ask How the Maritime Sausage Is Made

By Rick Outzen Butchers never recommend watching how the sausage is made. It’s best to enjoy the pork links oblivious to the process and actual components. Otherwise, no one would ever eat [...]

Outtakes—Two Small Steps

Outtakes—Two Small Steps

By Rick Outzen We have talked and talked about Escambia County’s poverty and how it ripples through the community impacting public education, health, crime and economic development. Pensacola [...]

Outtakes—Unintended Consequence

Outtakes—Unintended Consequence

In June 2013, the citizens of Pensacola voted to eliminate the two “at-large” seats on the Pensacola City Council and, thereby, reduce to the council from nine seats to seven. Our newspaper [...]

Coffee with the City Attorney

Coffee with the City Attorney

A Candid Interview with Jim Messer By Rick Outzen Jim Messer strolled into Seville Quarter. After an exchange of text messages, the former city attorney had agreed to talk about his four years in [...]

Outtakes: Restless Natives

Outtakes: Restless Natives

By Rick Outzen When a city government loses its connection to the pulse of its neighborhoods, miscommunication and problems ensue. The discussions concerning Manna relocating into the neighborhood [...]

Seeking To Be Heard

Seeking To Be Heard

By Rick Outzen In June 2014, Veronica Fountain read J. Lee Pickens School, a closed school across from home, was being sold to Manna Food Pantries, a local nonprofit that offers emergency food [...]

Web Extras: Inside Pensacola Planning Board Jan. 13

Web Extras:  Inside Pensacola Planning Board Jan. 13

What happened at the Jan. 13 meeting of the Pensacola Planning Board to upset the neighborhood around the old Pickens School? The issue was an exception to allow Manna Food Pantries build a 20,000 [...]

Outtakes—Stormwater, Part II

Outtakes—Stormwater, Part II

When I attended the Storm Water Advisory Team (SWAT) meeting on January 6, I was reminded of meetings I attended 15 years ago on the stormwater.  Back then the issue wasn’t flooding, it was [...]

The Buzz 1/15/15

The Buzz 1/15/15

Wedgewood Wants More The residents of Wedgewood weren’t much interested in the stricter ordinances being proposed to regulate borrow pits and construction & debris landfills. No, they made [...]

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