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Outtakes—The Big Stink

Outtakes—The Big Stink

The Escambia County Commission held public hearings nine years ago on ordinances that would regulate borrow pits, mining sites that take soil and sand off property to be used in major construction [...]

Failure to Serve

Failure to Serve

Transportation for Disadvantaged in Disarray By Rick Outzen Janet Clayburg struggled to make it to the podium on Sept. 16 to speak before the Escambia County Commission. She isn’t a well [...]

Outtakes 7/18/13

Outtakes 7/18/13

BULLISH ON OUR COMMUNITY Recently I spoke to the Five Flags Rotary Club about the current state of our community. Some may have felt my evaluation would be negative, especially considering the [...]

Outtakes 1/24/13

Outtakes 1/24/13

Busting The Prodigal Myth By Rick Outzen Over the years, the Independent News has written about the talent drain as young people leave the area for better paying jobs and more [...]

Buzz: Plenty Fish?

Buzz: Plenty Fish?

By Jeremy Morrison With state and federal officials currently hashing out this season’s red snapper regulations, the Escambia County Commission weighed in this month and passed a resolution in [...]

The Outtakes 9/27/12

The Outtakes 9/27/12

THE BATTLE There are major and minor political battles being waged as we move towards the November general election.  The most significant local race is for the Escambia County Commission District [...]

Outtakes 11/10/11

Outtakes 11/10/11

GUNS SHOULD BE THE PRIORITY The Escambia County Commission has been trying to figure out how to rid the area’s roadways of beggars since March 2007. Pensacola City Councilman John Jerralds wants [...]

The Ethics Perception

The Ethics Perception

Wilson Robertson cooly sipped a Diet Dr. Pepper and surveyed the gallery. By the end of the evening he’d be looking at three possible ethics investigations. “I have absolutely nothing to [...]

BP BUILDS NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

BP BUILDS NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

WHAT COULD GO WRONG? By Walker Holmes BP has been quietly buying up the land in north Escambia County. Many have speculated that it was Gulf Power, but the oil giant admitted on Friday that it [...]

Winners & Losers 11.18

Winners & Losers 11.18

The Bright Idea department of the Winners & Losers division of the IN media and entertainment empire can’t wait for the “2011 Ballsy Plan” to share its latest brainstorms. Here are the six [...]