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Outtakes—Grow the Pie

Outtakes—Grow the Pie

The recent controversy over food trucks in downtown Pensacola has brought to the surface a problem that city officials and the Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) have avoided discussing publicly. [...]

Winners & Losers 1/30/14

Winners & Losers 1/30/14

Winners Pensacola Police Department The annual crime report, submitted by the Pensacola Police Department to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, shows an overall 14 percent reduction of [...]

Outtakes—A Tiger Retires

Outtakes—A Tiger Retires

Last week George Touart sent the Escambia County Commission his resignation letter. He isn’t well and said his body could no longer keep up with demands of being the county administrator. The [...]

Winners & Losers 1/23/14

Winners & Losers 1/23/14

Winners Bill Clover The Pensacola State College Visual Arts professor Bill Clover recently received the U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award for contributing more than 7,000 hours of [...]

Outtakes—Food Trucks Can Work

Outtakes—Food Trucks Can Work

Councilman Andy Terhaar has proposed an ordinance that would ban food trucks from the heart of downtown Pensacola. Instead of letting the free market decide whether it wants them, he has decided that [...]

Winners & Losers 1/9/13

Winners & Losers 1/9/13

Winners Alvin Wingate The developer has been elected chairman of the One-Half Cent Sales Tax Watchdog Committee for the current school fiscal year. The committee, which is appointed by the school [...]

Outtakes—Escambia County’s Full Plate

Outtakes—Escambia County’s Full Plate

The Escambia County Board of Commissioners has a full plate of issues for 2014. These are just a few of the items up for consideration. Their first task is to hire a county administrator. The [...]

Outtakes: Unwritten Stories

Outtakes: Unwritten Stories

The Christmas holidays are the time to recharge one’s batteries. One can look over the past year, tally up the wins and loses, and make plans and resolutions for the next year. I find myself [...]

Winners & Losers 1/2/14

Winners & Losers 1/2/14

Winners Ashton Hayward The Pensacola mayor may have pulled a rabbit of his hat with an additional $2 million from Enterprise Florida’s Quick Action Closing Fund that he can apply to the ST [...]

Winners & Losers 12/26/13

Winners & Losers 12/26/13

Winners Pensacola Habitat for Humanity As part of Wells Fargo’s Leading the Way Home® Priority Markets Initiative, the company presented Pensacola Habitat for Humanity with a $50,000 Priority [...]

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