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Winners & Losers 9/3/15

Winners & Losers 9/3/15

Winner Peter Nowak The Pensacola businessman is funding “Officer Ernie,” an interactive educational tool that encourages children, ages four to eight, to pursue reading opportunities. Officer [...]

Outtakes—Tough Month

Outtakes—Tough Month

The last month has been a painful one for Mayor Ashton Hayward. An optimist would say some difficult lessons were learned, and Pensacola city government will be better for it. The pessimist waits for [...]

Outtakes—Planning Miscues

Outtakes—Planning Miscues

Something is amiss with the planning department at the City of Pensacola. Since the first of the year, our newspaper has received complaints about how the department and its advisory committee, the [...]

The Buzz 8/6/15

The Buzz 8/6/15

A Question of Ethics When the Pensacola Planning Board considered a request to vacate the right of way along a section of the bygone Bay Boulevard in the East Pensacola Heights neighborhood, [...]

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 [...]

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