The Buzz 11/14/19

Gaetz for VP? Last week, we renewed Inweekly Martini Nights at Angelena’s. About 30 people showed up, and, as with past Martini Nights, several shared gossip and news tips. The most intriguing tidbit came from Okaloosa County, where Republicans are talking about Congressman Matt Gaetz replacing Mike Pence as President Donald Trump’s running mate in […]

Outtakes—Consistent Transparency

By Rick Outzen On Saturday, Oct. 12, a police officer fatally shot Atatiana Koquice Jefferson in her home in Fort Worth, Texas. Within hours of the shooting, the mayor and police chief released the body camera footage. The video showed the perspective of the officer outside the home, peering inside a window using a flashlight, […]

The Buzz 9/26/19

Grand Jury Review State Attorney Bill Eddins last week issued a press release concerning the July 5 shooting death of Tymar Crawford. On July 5, Pensacola police officers attempted to stop Crawford after allegedly smelling marijuana smoke coming from his car. Within minutes of the stop, Crawford was shot to death in front of his […]

The Buzz 6/20/19

Bay Roundabout Designed with traffic flow and safety in mind, the planned roundabout at the foot of the Pensacola Bay Bridge will dramatically alter the existing landscape. No longer will drivers wait at a traffic signal at the intersection of 17th Avenue and Bayfront Parkway but instead will circle their way toward the preferred route […]

Power List 2019: Top 25

1. Lumon May Escambia County Commission Chairman 2. Martha Saunders President, University of West Florida With Saunders at the helm, the University of West Florida maintained bragging rights as one of the top three universities in the Florida Board of Governors performance-based funding metrics. The University’s Center for Cybersecurity emerged as an education and training […]