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3-1-1 Service to the Rescue

3-1-1 Service to the Rescue

By Duwayne Escobedo Brian Spencer is one of the biggest proponents of Pensacola’s 3-1-1 service to report non-emergency problems, such as a darkened streetlight, car-jarring potholes or repairs [...]

The Buzz 2/11/16

The Buzz 2/11/16

Branch Branches Out The Escambia County Destination Marketing Organization (“DMO”) has hired Rusty Branch as its new executive director. He replaces Ron Ellington, who retired from the position [...]

Future of Downtown Parking

Future of Downtown Parking

By Rick Outzen The City of Pensacola is working on a parking solution for downtown. While some might question the need, several parking lots have or will be taken away in the near future as [...]

The Buzz 1/28/16

The Buzz 1/28/16

Power of Prayer The man who took down big tobacco and recently was named the Trial Lawyer of the Year by the National Trial Lawyers Association credited the prayers of friends and family for the [...]

Coal Ash Crisis

Coal Ash Crisis

By Shelby Smithey A harmful byproduct of coal-fired power plants, coal ash is polluting waterways and drinking water, and communities are pushing for cleanup across the country. To expose the [...]

What Trump Actually Said

What Trump Actually Said

By Rick Outzen Republican frontrunner Donald Trump made a campaign stop in Pensacola on Jan. 13. In a crowded Pensacola Bay Center, the billionaire spoke for nearly an hour. Much has been a made [...]

The Buzz 1/21/16

The Buzz 1/21/16

City Project Updates At the end of the five-hour Pensacola City Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 14, City Administrator Eric Olson gave his update on city operations. The mayor’s recommendation [...]

Anti-Corruption Bill Still Alive

Anti-Corruption Bill Still Alive

By Rick Outzen The first week of 2016 Legislative Session was a roller coaster ride for those wanting to fight government corruption in the state of Florida. Fortunately the USA network of Florida [...]

The Blues Photograph Blues

The Blues Photograph Blues

By Rick Outzen Blues scholars have come forward to challenge a reported photo of Mississippi Blues legend Robert Johnson (Inweekly, “Finding Pensacola’s Blues Past,” Jan. 2). “Your [...]

The Buzz 1/14/16

The Buzz 1/14/16

Graduation Rates Soar On Jan. 12, the Florida Department of Education released the graduation statistics for the 2014-15 school year. Escambia County’s graduate percentage jumped from 66.1 percent [...]

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