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Outtakes—Vindictive Politics

Outtakes—Vindictive Politics

By Rick Outzen Last week, Inweekly broke the news that former Mayor Ashton Hayward last October settled the discrimination lawsuits filed by Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief Joe [...]

Outtakes—Breaking His Silence

Outtakes—Breaking His Silence

By Rick Outzen When he heard about our cover story on the settlement of his lawsuit, former Fire Chief Matt Schmitt agreed to do his first interview since he was placed on administrative leave on [...]

Fire Chiefs ‘Vindicated’

Fire Chiefs ‘Vindicated’

By Rick Outzen Did you hear the City of Pensacola settled the discrimination lawsuits filed by former Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover for $575,000? You wouldn't be the [...]

The Buzz 9/1/16

The Buzz 9/1/16

Time for Prayer Sen. Bill Nelson said Monday at a brief press conference at Pensacola City Hall that the repairs of the much-maligned federal courthouse might be delayed for another year. He met [...]

Part 1: Fired Chiefs

Part 1: Fired Chiefs

A Cloud That Hangs Over City Hall By Rick Outzen Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward is frustrated by the pushback that he has received for his termination of Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire [...]

Part 2: Inside the Report

Part 2: Inside the Report

In his report, Beggs & Lane attorney Russell Van Sickle stated how he was hired. He wrote, “On Friday, January 29, 2016, I was asked to perform an investigation into issues involving the [...]