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Outtakes—A Not So Simple Plan

Outtakes—A Not So Simple Plan

It was a simple plan. It had buy-in from Mayor Ashton Hayward, Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas and Sheriff David Morgan. The county would provide nominal seed money, the majority of it [...]

Outtakes—Years In The Making

Outtakes—Years In The Making

The City of Pensacola has signed a lease with VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering. The deal calls for an aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility to be built at the airport that will add 300 [...]

The Buzz 7/31/14

The Buzz 7/31/14

Increase the Peace Local organization Increase the Peace is looking for support for the Back to School Summer Jam, Aug. 16 from 12 to 5 p.m. in Morris Court. The event's aim is to get children ready [...]

Pattern Book

Pattern Book

While reviewing our year in stories for this issue, we noticed a few recurring topics that kept popping up. Here are the issues and overachieving themes we identified and reported on repeatedly [...]

Outtakes—2014 Elections Are Critical

Outtakes—2014 Elections Are Critical

The local elections next year may be the most important in recent memory, which is saying a lot considering how the past three were game-changers. In those elections, we completely changed the [...]

Outtakes—Sucker USA

Outtakes—Sucker USA

For a place that is so tough on its leaders and anyone who tries to push this community, it’s amazing how susceptible we are to hucksters, scam artists and out-of-towners looking for [...]

Outtakes—Stamp Out White Crime

Outtakes—Stamp Out White Crime

It’s an unpleasant subject. Escambia County has a problem with white crime. From 2008 through 2012, the sheriff’s office reports that of the 41,054 offense reports where the race of both the [...]

Buzz 7.25.13

Buzz 7.25.13

Time to End It The discussion took over an hour and a half, but the Escambia County Commission passed a motion at its Committee of Whole meeting on July 18 that made it clear that Interim County [...]

No Blinking

No Blinking

Escambia County to Assume Jail Operations by Jeremy Morrison Keys to the Escambia County Jail look to be changing hands. County officials are preparing to inherit operations of the facility from [...]

Leftover Chicken

Leftover Chicken

Escambia Takes Another Look By Jeremy Morrison If Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson can have dogs, then why can’t county residents have chickens? “They poop in my backyard and [...]

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