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OuttakesPut Away The Legos

OuttakesPut Away The Legos

By Rick Outzen Running a municipality is not easy. As much as some want it to be like playing with a Lego play set where you can arrange the multi-colored pieces in whatever order you like, its [...]

The Buzz 3/17/16

The Buzz 3/17/16

Praise for Miller Congressman David Jolly called into Pensacola Speaks last week to praise his colleague Jeff Miller, who announced his retirement from Congress. Obviously this is a [...]

OuttakesLets Communicate Again

OuttakesLets Communicate Again

By Rick Outzen Pensacola City Hall has trouble communicating with its residents. Thats not just my opinion. For the second consecutive year, citizens have given the citys communications [...]

Winners & Losers 1/21/16

Winners & Losers 1/21/16

Winners Ashton Hayward In November, the Pensacola mayor issued a press release announcing his support of Governor Rick Scotts proposal to create a new $250 million Florida Enterprise Fund. [...]

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 [...]

OuttakesTough Month

OuttakesTough 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 [...]

OuttakesNot My First Rodeo

OuttakesNot 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 [...]

Olsons No-Confidence Conversation, Part One

Olsons 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 [...]

OuttakesNo Special Snowflakes

OuttakesNo 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, its that Ashtons loyalty to his [...]

Mayors Miscue Leads To Resignation

Mayors 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 [...]

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