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Outtakes—Real Leadership

Outtakes—Real Leadership

Vince Whibbs served as mayor of Pensacola for four consecutive terms, from 1979-91. He wasn’t a strong mayor, like Ashton Hayward, but he was a civic leader and successful business owner. He [...]

Outtakes—Safe Neighborhoods

Outtakes—Safe Neighborhoods

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office announced that they arrested 93 wanted felons in a street-level sweep dubbed as [...]

Winners & Losers 12/19/13

Winners & Losers 12/19/13

In the spirit of the holiday season, the Humbug subsidiary of the Winner & Losers division of the Independent News media and entertainment empire offers up only winners for this week. Ruth W. [...]

Winners & Losers 12/12/13

Winners & Losers 12/12/13

Winners Sherri Myers The Pensacola City Councilwoman for District 2 has proposed amendments to the city’s land development code that will provide greater opportunity for public notice of [...]

Outtakes—2014 Elections Are Critical

Outtakes—2014 Elections Are Critical

The local elections next year may be the most important in recent memory, which is saying a lot considering how the past three were game-changers. In those elections, we completely changed the [...]

Outtakes—The Greedy Partner

Outtakes—The Greedy Partner

A few years ago, I was looking into the business dealings of a man who had passed away. Several of his former business partners told me he was always great at the beginning of a business deal, but [...]

Winners & Losers 12/05/13

Winners & Losers 12/05/13

Winners FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has awarded a $70,000 grant to FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview. The money will be used to find forever families [...]

Outtakes—Small Town Hero

Outtakes—Small Town Hero

The memorial service was a simple, small town affair at the Lewis Funeral Home in Milton. Friends and family gathered to comfort his wife of 44 years, children and grandchildren and to share stories. [...]

Winners & Losers 11/29/13

Winners & Losers 11/29/13

Winners Amy Miller Once approved by the Pensacola City Council, Miller will become the first female Port Director for the City of Pensacola since its inception, dating back to the mid-1700s. She [...]

Winners & Losers 11.21.13

Winners & Losers 11.21.13

Winners Blue Wahoos The Pensacola Blue Wahoos and their home stadium in downtown Pensacola have been awarded national recognition for the entire baseball experience the team and its staff [...]

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