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Road Prison Gives Fresh Starts

Road Prison Gives Fresh Starts

By Duwayne Escobedo Road Prison inmates get job training, including high-paying jobs as welders. Road Prison inmates leave their jail cells for the day to work. Road Prison inmates eat fresh [...]

Putnam Visits Panhandle

Putnam Visits Panhandle

By Rick Outzen Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam announced two weeks ago his candidacy for governor. Gov. Rick Scott terms out in 2018, and the race is considered wide open. On May [...]

The Buzz 5/25/17

The Buzz 5/25/17

Speaker White? The Florida House chooses its future Speakers seven years in advance when a new class of representatives is elected. In prior years, the Republican freshmen lawmakers voted on the [...]

Blount Redevelopment on Fast Track

Blount Redevelopment on Fast Track

By Duwayne Escobedo In 2011, Mayor Ashton Hayward announced his plans to transform the W.A. Blount Junior High School site. He planned to turn it from the rundown building, built in 1930 and empty [...]

The Battle over the Benson House

The Battle over the Benson House

By Duwayne Escobedo It looks like any other brick home with brown trim, steel bars on the windows and a carport. But to many, it is special. This is where Ella Louise and Mark X. Benson made [...]

The Buzz 5/18/17

The Buzz 5/18/17

Fant for AG State Rep. Jay Fant (R-Jacksonville) visited Pensacola last week to introduce himself to locals and raise funds for his Florida Attorney General campaign. On "Pensacola Speaks,” he [...]

Climbing For a Cause

Climbing For a Cause

By Jennifer Leigh Doug Landreth has dedicated most of his life to advocating for marginalized groups. From his volunteer work with Gay Grassroots and Pensacola Pride events to his job as HIV [...]

Mayor’s Race Could Be Tight

Mayor’s Race Could Be Tight

By Rick Outzen The 2018 Pensacola’s mayor race could be a battle. If Mayor Ashton Hayward seeks a third term and faces either Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson or his recently retired [...]

Grading Sean Spicer

Grading Sean Spicer

By Rick Outzen On a scale of one to five, with five being excellent, Jennifer Palmieri thinks Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's press secretary, grades out as a "one" for his job performance [...]

The Buzz 5/11/17

The Buzz 5/11/17

Honoring Ashley The University of West Florida recently received a gift to establish the Ashley Hardaway Theriot Study Abroad Scholarship Endowment. The endowment, which was created in memory [...]

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