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Outtakes—More Than Clicks



Outtakes—More Than Clicks



Last week, Gannett Company, owner of the Pensacola News Journal, announced its latest contribution to journalism, the “Newsroom of the Future.” Its newspaper reporting will be driven by digital [...]

Winners & Losers 8/7/14

Winners & Losers 8/7/14

Winners Derrick Brooks The Washington High graduate, Florida State All-American and Tampa Bay All Pro was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame. He has won championships wherever he has played. [...]

Outtakes—Give The Mayor A Raise

Outtakes—Give The Mayor A Raise

The Pensacola City Council needs to increase the mayor’s salary. At $100,000 a year, it’s far too low for the demands placed on the office. The city of Pensacola controls assets that are [...]

Winners & Losers 7/31/14

Winners & Losers 7/31/14

Winners Tracy and Tamron Goodson The Pensacola couple was recently awarded Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Franchisee of the Year Award. These entrepreneurs have grown their two Beef O’Brady’s locations [...]

Outtakes—Waiting on Joe

Outtakes—Waiting on Joe

My dad passed away 34 years ago. We had only begun relating to each other as adults when he suddenly died of a heart attack. I still miss him, though I’ve lived more years without him than with [...]

Outtakes—Hometown Hero

Outtakes—Hometown Hero

P.C. Wu is a throwback to an era in Pensacola when being an elected official wasn’t about power, notoriety or favoritism. The Pensacola city councilman shows us that local government doesn’t have [...]

Winners & Losers 7/24/14

Winners & Losers 7/24/14

Winners James Andrews The founding partner and medical director of the Andrews Institute was recently presented with the 2014 Robert E. Leach Mr. Sports Medicine award during the American [...]

Winners & Losers 7/17/14

Winners & Losers 7/17/14

Winners Fred Robbins The retired NFL player and his wife, Tia, founded Mr. Robbins Neighborhood to stress to area youth the reality of football and the need to balance education with football [...]

Outtakes—Double Homicide Had An Impact

Outtakes—Double Homicide Had An Impact

At dusk on a hot humid night five years ago, a beat-up red van drove onto the front yard of the large two-story, ranch-style house owned by Bud and Melanie Billings on a secluded tract of land in [...]

Winners & Losers 7/10/13

Winners & Losers 7/10/13

Winners Daniel Lucas University of West Florida Foundation, Inc. recently announced Lucas as its new Chief Financial Officer. He will oversee the foundation’s stewardship and acceptance of [...]

Outtakes—Accessibility Leads to Accountability

Outtakes—Accessibility Leads to Accountability

Strong mayors lead their cities. They listen to their citizens and publicly address their concerns, not in newsletters, press releases and social media, but at town hall meetings and public [...]

Outtakes—The Road Traveled

Outtakes—The Road Traveled

This paper has been a journey for me, one filled with unexpected turns, twists and at times, turbulence. When we published our first issue on July 1, 1999, we had a simple business plan. Gannett [...]

Winners & Losers 7/3/14

Winners & Losers 7/3/14

Winners & Losers is not quite as old as the Inweekly, formerly known as “The Independent News,” “The Independent Sun,” “The Independent Florida Sun,” “Florida Sun,” and [...]

Winners & Losers 6/26/14

Winners & Losers 6/26/14

Winners Grover Robinson The Escambia County commissioner has been installed to serve as president of the Florida Association of Counties (FAC). Robinson was sworn in during the installation lunch [...]

Outtakes—Words With Power

Outtakes—Words With Power

His words came near the end of a recent press conference on street violence. Some may have missed the significance of them, but they voiced sentiments that have been festering in the African-American [...]

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