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The Buzz 8/27/15

The Buzz 8/27/15

‘Sorry’ Is The Hardest Word The Aug. 23 Pensacola City Council meeting was a long night for Melanie Nichols, president of the North Hill Preservation Association. “It was pretty much what I [...]

Outtakes—Tough Month

Outtakes—Tough Month

The last month has been a painful one for Mayor Ashton Hayward. An optimist would say some difficult lessons were learned, and Pensacola city government will be better for it. The pessimist waits for [...]

Outtakes—Not My First Rodeo

Outtakes—Not My First Rodeo

In 2001, this newspaper took tremendous criticism when it questioned the actions of Escambia County Commissioner W. D. Childers. We reported the late night meetings where millions of dollars were [...]

Olson’s No-Confidence Conversation, Part One

Olson’s No-Confidence Conversation, Part One

By Jeremy Morrison Last week, Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare made it known he intended to seek a vote of no confidence following the revelation that City Administrator Eric Olson contacted [...]

Outtakes—No Special Snowflakes

Outtakes—No Special Snowflakes

Few are surprised that Tamara Fountain is no longer working for Mayor Ashton Hayward. If we have learned anything about the mayor over the past five years, it’s that Ashton’s loyalty to his [...]

Mayor’s Miscue Leads To Resignation

Mayor’s Miscue Leads To Resignation

By Rick Outzen Mayor Hayward blew an interview, failed to correct his misstatements, and sat silently as his staff fought to defend him and the qualifications of their boss.  Stonewalled by the [...]

The Buzz 7/30/15

The Buzz 7/30/15

City Staff Takes Road Trip In his latest “Upwords” newsletter, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward said that his Constituent Services team, the group that manages the city’s automated citizen [...]

Outtakes—Missed Maritime Layup

Outtakes—Missed Maritime Layup

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has repeatedly said he will travel anywhere to bring business to Pensacola. He has visited Europe, Southeast Asia, New York City, Las Vegas, Miami and other places [...]

Why The Studers Walked Away

Why The Studers Walked Away

By Rick Outzen On Thursday night, Quint Studer was at the Maritime Park Stadium waiting for his Blue Wahoos to play the Biloxi Shuckers when he began receiving phone calls from [...]

Hayward Sidesteps Studer Leases

Hayward Sidesteps Studer Leases

By Rick Outzen For the past month, the hottest topic in downtown Pensacola has been the Studers’ proposal to investment $20 million to build the UWF Center for Entrepreneurship, a conference [...]

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