Winners & Losers – 1/9/20

Winners Richard Fountain UWF Provost and Senior Vice President George Ellenberg announced the appointment of Fountain as dean of the College of Business. Fountain previously served as chair for the Department of Accounting and Finance at UWF since 2017. As dean of the College of Business, Fountain is responsible for oversight and management of six […]

News of the Weird – 1/2/20

By The Editors of Andrew McMeel UNCLEAR ON THE CONCEPT WJAR reported that an unnamed substitute teacher was fired on Dec. 16 for smoking marijuana in a classroom at North Attleborough High School in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. Peter Haviland, principal at the school, said students reported the incident and the teacher was removed from the […]

Outtakes-Solid Reporting

By Rick Outzen We have built our newspaper on investigative reporting and being a government watchdog. Our role has been to present the best, reliable facts in a meaningful context so that you can make good decisions about your lives and our community. We use a variety of reporting methods to bring you the news. […]

Outtakes: Please Post Openings

By Rick Outzen Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson has selected most of his senior leadership team without doing national, statewide or even local job searches for the positions. City hall promotions have become an insider’s game. After his election, Robinson announced that retired FAC Executive Director Chris Holley would be his city administrator. The hiring of […]

Outtakes: Our Charges

By Rick Outzen Last Friday, news alerts of an active shooter on Naval Air Station Pensacola went out as I walked into our office. Escambia County deputies were on the scene. Victims were being transported to Baptist Hospital. Like so many other locals, I had a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach because […]