The Port’s Path

By Jeremy Morrison The environment enveloping the Port of Pensacola is just about perfect. It looks a little like the quasi-industrial waterfront of paradise, with the sparkling blue water of Pensacola Bay fading seamlessly into a sunny-day sky. That blue is especially piercing. “It’s the most vibrant blue I’ve seen in a long time,” notes […]

Winners & Losers 1/3/19

Winners Jayer Williamson Florida Speaker of the House Jose Oliva appointed Rep. Williamson (R-Santa Rosa County) as chairman of the Government Operations & Technology Appropriations subcommittee. As an appropriations subcommittee chairman, he will also serve on the full House Appropriations Committee. Williamson will lead his subcommittee in budget recommendations for the following state agencies: Department […]

The Buzz 2/8/18

No Bruce Beach Plans Two weeks ago, Inweekly dispelled the rumor that an African-American heritage museum was going to be built at Bruce Beach as part of the fish hatchery project (Inweekly, “Bruce Beach’s Place in History, ” Jan.  25). We confirmed that four historic markers are to be erected at the cost of $2,000 […]

Port Puzzle

By Jeremy Morrison Pensacola’s port looks about the same today as it did a few years ago when Mayor Ashton Hayward convened an advisory committee to study the facility. That is to say, it remains a rectangular slab of untapped potential at risk of becoming an industrial ghost haunting an otherwise revitalized downtown district. Or, […]

The Buzz 11/16/17

Port Vision Last week, we wrote about the need for a plan that lays out the future of the Port of Pensacola. (Inweekly, “Port Needs a Plan,” Nov. 9). Triumph Gulf Coast recently uploaded the pre-screening form for the Northwest Center for Dynamic Ocean Technologies (CDOT) proposed for Port of Pensacola Warehouse 4. The $23-million […]