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American Dream Out Of Reach For Our Poor

American Dream Out Of Reach For Our Poor

y T.S. Strickland It’s a truism that the grass is always greener on the other side. But for kids growing up poor in Escambia County, the future really does look brighter just about anywhere else [...]

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 [...]

Community Maritime Park – Past and Present

Community Maritime Park – Past and Present

By Rick Outzen In January 2005, four months after Hurricane Ivan devastated the city of Pensacola, three men presented a waterfront development plan to the Pensacola City Council that began the [...]

The Buzz 12/26/14

The Buzz 12/26/14

Sorry Moms The Community Maritime Park Associates Board rejected at its Dec. 17 meeting a proposal from Quint Studer for two parcels at the maritime park. Last month, Studer Community Investments [...]

Interview With The Commish

Interview With The Commish

Four Questions for New Chairman Lumon May by Rick Outzen Lumon May will become chairman of the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners on Nov. 21. He sat down with the Independent News [...]

‘This Is Not Cool’

‘This Is Not Cool’

A Community Cries Out for Relief By Jeremy Morrison It was a beautiful day in the park. Barbecued smoke spilled from large barrel grills and mixed with the gospel music coming out of the PA [...]

Rising Stars 2013

Rising Stars 2013

By IN staff The economic development folks will tell you how important a solid talent pool of potential employees is to the companies that they are recruiting to the area. The Quality Life [...]

2012 Year In Review

2012 Year In Review

Our Top Cover Stories of the Year by In Staff By IN Staff The Independent News earned its reputation once again for no-holds-barred reporting, with no “sacred cows.” Our reporting earned us [...]