The Buzz 3/1/18

Inside School Lockdowns On Feb. 20, Inweekly began to receive phones calls and texts from parents concerned about lockdowns at Booker T. Washington High School and Workman Middle School. We called Officer Mike Wood, public information officer of the Pensacola Police Department, who confirmed the lockdowns, which also include nearby Holm Elementary. Officer Wood said […]

Local Environmental Wins

By Brooke Weber New year, new Pensacola? Looking back on this past year, various environmental milestones  in our city have been met. Local community members shared their environmental successes, losses and plans they have for 2018 that ensure growth will continue. Emerald Coastkeeper Laurie Murphy said one of her biggest successes in 2017 is Carpenter’s […]

The Buzz 9/28/17

Community Code of Ethics Former Florida Senate President Don Gaetz discussed ethics in government with community leaders today during an Advocacy Lunch and Learn sponsored by the Studer Community Institute. During his tenure, Gaetz passed 38 provisions that strengthened ethics laws for elected officials and those working in state, county and city government. However, he […]

The Buzz 8/10/17

Around the World Innisfree Hotels founders Julian and Kim MacQueen embarked on Aug. 7 for what will be a record-setting journey in their HondaJet around the globe traveling to four continents and 80 countries in 80 days. “What we were waiting for was this new Honda Jet to come out,” Julian MacQueen said to Inweekly […]

The Buzz 7/13/17

BRAC-Proofing NWFL With the military being more than half of his district’s economy, Congressman Matt Gaetz worked with the Department of Defense to shave off nearly $2 million of the cost of the land transfer involving OLF-8 in the Beulah. In June, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners voted to proceed with the swap. “We […]