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The Buzz 3/5/15

The Buzz 3/5/15

Ingram on Gaming On Feb. 23, News Talk 1370 WCOA brought back the iconic afternoon call-in show Pensacola Speaks with Inweekly publisher Rick Outzen. The topic of casino gambling coming to Escambia [...]

The Buzz: Squeezing the Bottle

The Buzz: Squeezing the Bottle

Squeezing The Bottle Panhandling, homelessness and what government can do about it were topics of discussion on Feb. 5 for the Escambia Board of County Commissioners. The BCC passed at its regular [...]

The Buzz 1/2/15

The Buzz 1/2/15

City Attorney Shake-up Mayor Ashton Hayward has made the decision not to renew the Messer Law Firm as the city attorney. Jim Messer’s contract expired on Dec. 14, and he will work month-to-month [...]

Winners & Losers 12/18/14

Winners & Losers 12/18/14

Winners Grover Robinson The Escambia County Commissioner bravely brought forth to his board a discussion of the Confederate battle flag being flown at the Pensacola Bay Center. Nearly 15 years [...]

Outtakes: Panhandle Power

Outtakes: Panhandle Power

By Rick Outzen Escambia County has significant influence throughout the state this year. We have representatives on the executive committees of three prominent state associations, Florida League [...]

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 [...]

Winner & Losers 12/6/12

Winner & Losers 12/6/12

WINNERS Jeff Miller House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced that our Congressman Jeff Miller will remain the chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee for the 113th Congress. The [...]

The Buzz 2/16/12

The Buzz 2/16/12

D.C. REALITY, G.C. CALAMITY It was supposed to be a home run. Forecasts had the RESTORE Act sailing through the house and senate unopposed. As of late last month U.S. Congressman Jeff Miller [...]

Dollar and Sins

Dollar and Sins

The Oil Spill Penance Race Begins By Jeremy Morrison Nearly two months into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Tony Hayward made a curious promise. BP’s quintessential British CEO wasn’t [...]

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 [...]

The Report Before the Report

The Report Before the Report

Following a year of public input, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force has issued a preliminary report and a call for further public input. The task force was charged with returning a [...]

Future of Tourism on Table, or Robinson Rues Rubes

Future of Tourism on Table, or Robinson Rues Rubes

The Tourist Development Council has offered up some late-summer drama heading into the playoff season. It should make for interesting conversation when the group meets this afternoon. “I’m not [...]