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Outtakes—The Promise of Hope

Outtakes—The Promise of Hope

By Rick Outzen Community leaders have begun to think big and look at a more comprehensive strategy in improving our poor, inner-city neighborhoods. Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward and Escambia [...]

After the Storm

After the Storm

On Feb. 23, our community was struck by the second tornado in eight days. Escambia County and the City of Pensacola have posted their damage assessments and instructions for debris pick-up, building [...]

Winners & Losers 2/25/16

Winners & Losers 2/25/16

Winners Donald Trump The Republican billionaire stomped his competition in the South Carolina primary, solidifying his position as the GOP presidential front-runner.  The political outsider won [...]

How to Take Sports Tourism to the Next Level

How to Take Sports Tourism to the Next Level

By Rick Outzen Sports tourism can be lucrative for our economy, particularly if the Escambia County builds an indoor sports complex that will attract sports events in the shoulder seasons, [...]

Politics: A Robinson Family Tradition

Politics: A Robinson Family Tradition

By Duwayne Escobedo Politics has always been a part of the Robinson family. As a toddler, Grover Robinson IV campaigned for his father, the late Grover III, in his Florida House race. He held [...]

Winners & Losers 10/1/15

Winners & Losers 10/1/15

Winners Gannett Company The media giant has united its Florida newspapers, including the Pensacola News Journal, Tallahassee Democrat, Fort Myers News–Press and Florida Today, to fight corruption [...]

Who Gets What At The Pump

Who Gets What At The Pump

By Jeremy Morrison The city of Pensacola has dodged a million-dollar punch to the gut. For now, anyway. Officials in Escambia County recently extended for 10 years the Local Option Gas Tax, [...]

Winners & Losers 8/27/15

Winners & Losers 8/27/15

Winners Big Brothers Big Sisters With the help of a grant from IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida successfully recruited 135 male mentors to volunteer in [...]

Winners & Losers 7/16/15

Winners & Losers 7/16/15

It’s time for our all winners edition. Northwest Florida has much to celebrate this July. Doug Baldwin, Jr. The Seattle Seahawk wide receiver returned to Legion Field, where he played football [...]

Confederate Cultural Clash

Confederate Cultural Clash

By Jeremy Morrison The Confederate flag has seen a lot of action as of late. It’s an old debate. One with roots stretching deep into America’s painful past. And one being taken up with a [...]

Making Escambia County Even Better

Making Escambia County Even Better

An Interview with Administrator Jack Brown By Rick Outzen On Friday, Jack Brown sat at his conference table on the fourth floor of the Ernie Lee Magaha Governmental Building ready to talk about [...]

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