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The Buzz 12/10/15

The Buzz 12/10/15

Former City Planner Comes Forward Elizabeth Schrey worked as a city planner for the City of Pensacola from December 2012-February 2015. She told Inweekly that both her boss, Planning Services [...]

Jail Deaths Require Scrutiny

Jail Deaths Require Scrutiny

By Rick Outzen Since Nov. 1, 2014, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners has had six deaths in its county jail, three of which were suicides. Nationally, around 80 percent of all local [...]

The Buzz 12/3/15

The Buzz 12/3/15

More Medical Marijuana on the Horizon The Florida Department of Health recently announced the five dispensing organizations approved to provide patients with intractable epilepsy and people with [...]

Sen. Nelson Visits Pensacola

Sen. Nelson Visits Pensacola

By Rick Outzen U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) trekked to the Republican stronghold of Northwest Florida to give updates on issues of local importance and listen to local leaders. For an hour [...]

The Buzz 11/27/15

The Buzz 11/27/15

Beach Beer Experiment Escambia County officials have decided to try out an open-container ban for the core business area of Pensacola Beach. The move comes after concerns were raised over the impact [...]

Council Debates Trucks and Towers

Council Debates Trucks and Towers

By Jeremy Morrison The Pensacola City Council held its monthly series of meetings and workshops. After nine hours and 58 minutes, they voted down a food truck ordinance over the protestations of [...]

The Fight for 15

The Fight for 15

By Shelby Smithey Getting paid a fair wage to be able to live above the poverty line isn’t such a radical idea anymore, even for minimum-wage workers. On Nov. 10, low-wage workers participated [...]

The Buzz 11/19/15

The Buzz 11/19/15

Expanding Non-Discrimination Laws The sprawling hours of discussion during Pensacola’s workshop on a proposed human rights ordinance provided ample time for everyone to have their say. Late into [...]

Alexandra Cousteau: Environmental Stewardess

Alexandra Cousteau: Environmental Stewardess

By Shelby Smithey Keeping the family name alive and well, environmentalist Alexandra Cousteau has dedicated her life’s work advocating the importance of conservation and sustainable management [...]

Pensacola: Florida’s Best Small City

Pensacola: Florida’s Best Small City

By Rick Outzen Pensacola is the best small city in Florida, according to WalletHub’s 2015 Best & Worst Small Cities in America report. The key for the high ranking was the city’s quality [...]

The Buzz 11/12/15

The Buzz 11/12/15

Scarlet Letter C Keyontay Humphries has said it once and she has no problem saying it again. “Escambia County incarcerates more children per capita than any place else in the free world,” the [...]

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