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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 [...]

Outtakes—Another Homicide

Outtakes—Another Homicide

by Rick Outzen Homicides in Escambia County and the city of Pensacola come in streaks. Most are either tied to drugs or domestic violence. Many of them are in the African-American community. This [...]

The Buzz 6/19/14

The Buzz 6/19/14

Bring Back Hope The effort to renew the local option sales tax for the Escambia County Public School District has some opposition. At the “Stop the Violence” press conference held on June 16 at [...]

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