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Telling a city’s story one voice at a time

Telling a city’s story one voice at a time

By Shelby Smithey Voices of Pensacola, a multicultural center opened through a partnership between the University of West Florida Historic Trust and Gulf Power in October, is on the cusp of [...]

The Buzz 5/21/15

The Buzz 5/21/15

Hammering Out Healthcare Florida Senator Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) is hopeful that the Florida House and Senate will hammer out a budget in June. The biggest sticking point is how the state will [...]

Big Challenge for Mentors

Big Challenge for Mentors

By Ben Sheffler Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida is asking for 100 men to sign up in 100 days to be a Big Brother, or Big, to the many boys currently waiting for a good role [...]

The Last Days in Vietnam

The Last Days in Vietnam

By Jennifer Leigh It was almost by chance that Steve Bauer joined the Marine Corps in 1973. “I initially wanted to join the Army, but they weren’t in at the recruiting office,” the [...]

The Buzz 5/14/15

The Buzz 5/14/15

Newpoint Update Superintendent Malcolm Thomas is recommending that the Escambia County School Board give 21st Century Academy of Pensacola, Inc., the nonprofit set up by Newpoint Education Partners [...]

The Buzz 5/7/15

The Buzz 5/7/15

Flood Recovery Tour As better weather sparkled across the freshly laid blacktop, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward thought back to last year. “I can remember Chief Simmons picking me up and driving [...]

Thinking Outside the Box

Thinking Outside the Box

By Rick Outzen As the city of Pensacola works to prevent a repeat of the April 2014 flooding that damaged much of downtown, one of the options being considered is reopening a creek along Spring [...]

What’s in that Cup?

What’s in that Cup?

The Downtown Improvement Board caught many of the downtown bars and restaurants off guard when it voted unanimously to limit alcohol sales to only beer and wine at the numerous temporary outdoor bars [...]

Creating a Pensacola-Cuba Connection

Creating a Pensacola-Cuba Connection

By Rick Outzen If the U.S. lifts its trade embargo with Cuba, what could be the economic impact on Northwest Florida? That’s the question Ron Jackson, president of the Pensacola-based CPA [...]

The Buzz 4/30/15

The Buzz 4/30/15

Covering the VT-MAE Gap The public has been repeatedly reassured by the city of Pensacola that VT-MAE and its promised 300 jobs are not in jeopardy and the project is on schedule. However, we don’t [...]

A Legacy of Trauma

A Legacy of Trauma

One year after Escambia County jail explosion By T.S. Strickland April 30 marks one year since a natural gas explosion tore through Escambia County’s Central Booking and Detention Facility, [...]

The Buzz 4/23/16

The Buzz 4/23/16

Gaetz Fights For Adoptions On April 14, the Florida Senate approved a bill that would restore a popular adoption-subsidies program and also repeal a 38-year-old law that banned gay adoption. By a [...]

Miller talks of Iran and Cuba

Miller talks of Iran and Cuba

By Rick Outzen Iran, Cuba and VA clinics have been hot topics in Congress since the Easter break.  Inweekly reached out to Congressman Jeff Miller (R-Chumuckla) for his views on the [...]

Pensacola Scientist Named to Inventors Hall of Fame

Pensacola Scientist Named to Inventors Hall of Fame

By Shelby Smithey Behind a glass window pane, hundreds of people take turns getting a peak at Atlas, a humanoid robot that the team at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) [...]

Wrestling With Waste

Wrestling With Waste

By Jeremy Morrison Last year, Escambia County officials started taking notice of landfills and borrow pits. Residents of the Wedgewood community unleashed an outcry over the proliferation of [...]

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