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Outtakes—Tough Month

Outtakes—Tough Month

The last month has been a painful one for Mayor Ashton Hayward. An optimist would say some difficult lessons were learned, and Pensacola city government will be better for it. The pessimist waits for [...]

Winners & Losers 8/27/15

Winners & Losers 8/27/15

Winners Big Brothers Big Sisters With the help of a grant from IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida successfully recruited 135 male mentors to volunteer in [...]

Winners & Losers 8/20/15

Winners & Losers 8/20/15

Winners P.C. Wu During the June 2015 Northwest Florida League of Cities board meeting, members voted unanimously to name the annual Municipal Official of the Year Award in honor of Pensacola [...]

Outtakes—Not My First Rodeo

Outtakes—Not My First Rodeo

In 2001, this newspaper took tremendous criticism when it questioned the actions of Escambia County Commissioner W. D. Childers. We reported the late night meetings where millions of dollars were [...]

Outtakes—No Special Snowflakes

Outtakes—No Special Snowflakes

Few are surprised that Tamara Fountain is no longer working for Mayor Ashton Hayward. If we have learned anything about the mayor over the past five years, it’s that Ashton’s loyalty to his [...]

Winners & Losers 8/13/15

Winners & Losers 8/13/15

Winners Matt Gaetz The Gaetz family demonstrated last week that misstatements can be corrected without melodrama. When his son, Rep. Matt Gaetz, missed a speaking engagement, Sen. Don Gaetz told [...]

Outtakes—Planning Miscues

Outtakes—Planning Miscues

Something is amiss with the planning department at the City of Pensacola. Since the first of the year, our newspaper has received complaints about how the department and its advisory committee, the [...]

Winners & Losers 8/6/15

Winners & Losers 8/6/15

Winners Shawn Salamida The Florida Coalition for Children Foundation presented Salamida, president of FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview Center, with the Champion for Children award. He was honored [...]

Outtakes—Missed Maritime Layup

Outtakes—Missed Maritime Layup

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has repeatedly said he will travel anywhere to bring business to Pensacola. He has visited Europe, Southeast Asia, New York City, Las Vegas, Miami and other places [...]

Winners & Losers 7/30/15

Winners & Losers 7/30/15

Winners Terry Strickland & Kevin Robinson Florida Society of News Editors awarded the reporters with its Gold Medal for Public Service for their coverage of the 2014 explosion at the Central [...]

Winners & Losers 7/23/15

Winners & Losers 7/23/15

Winners Grover Robinson, IV Leadership Florida recently announced that it has selected Escambia County Commissioner Grover C. Robinson, IV, to participate as a member of its 2015-16 Annual Class [...]

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