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The Buzz 9/8/16

The Buzz 9/8/16

Helipad Safety The Escambia Board of County Commissioners voted 4-1 on Sept. 1 to implement a safety stand-down of the helipad that sits atop the Perdido Key Fire Station. Commissioner Doug Underhill [...]

Outtakes—Consolidation Mulligan

Outtakes—Consolidation Mulligan

By Rick Outzen Six years ago, the effort to consolidate our local governments fell short when the proposal failed to garner the support of the Escambia Board of County Commissioners, ECUA Board, [...]

City Decision Jacked Up Cost

City Decision Jacked Up Cost

By Rick Outzen On June 21, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward did not receive the $316,600 that he requested from the Escambia Board of County Commissioners (BCC) for the cleanup of the contaminated [...]

Winners & Losers 6/23/16

Winners & Losers 6/23/16

Winners Kristin Rutherford The Florida Health Care Association recognized the Director of Nursing at the Bayside Health and Rehabilitation Center in Pensacola as Florida’s Nurse Administrator of [...]

Race: Can We Finally Discuss It?

Race: Can We Finally Discuss It?

By Rick Outzen Race is a non-starter for most conversations in Pensacola. Whites’ eyes glaze over when they think anyone is “playing the race card.” For them, racism ended with integration [...]

Outtakes—Let’s Talk

Outtakes—Let’s Talk

By Rick Outzen In this issue, I wrote an article on my conversation with fellow Ole Miss grad Dr. Michael Butler on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks.” His new book, “Beyond [...]

Outtakes—The Promise of Hope

Outtakes—The Promise of Hope

By Rick Outzen Community leaders have begun to think big and look at a more comprehensive strategy in improving our poor, inner-city neighborhoods. Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward and Escambia [...]

After the Storm

After the Storm

On Feb. 23, our community was struck by the second tornado in eight days. Escambia County and the City of Pensacola have posted their damage assessments and instructions for debris pick-up, building [...]

Winners & Losers 2/25/16

Winners & Losers 2/25/16

Winners Donald Trump The Republican billionaire stomped his competition in the South Carolina primary, solidifying his position as the GOP presidential front-runner.  The political outsider won [...]

How to Take Sports Tourism to the Next Level

How to Take Sports Tourism to the Next Level

By Rick Outzen Sports tourism can be lucrative for our economy, particularly if the Escambia County builds an indoor sports complex that will attract sports events in the shoulder seasons, [...]

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