Dave Dunwoody http://wuwf.org en Grand Jury To Investigate Pensacola Road Contracts http://wuwf.org/post/grand-jury-investigate-pensacola-road-contracts <p>A federal investigation is underway involving road contracts with the City of Pensacola dating back to 2011, along with related expenses paid on behalf of Mayor Ashton Hayward and others. A federal grand jury in Tallahassee will get the case next Wednesday.</p><p>One subpoena released by the Mayor’s Office is requesting numerous records related to the "Main Street Rehabilitation Project” between the city and Jerry Pate Design. Those include bids, bid sheets, selection of contractor documents, all emails referring to the bids and copies of all payments to the contractor.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:22:04 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 13816 at http://wuwf.org Grand Jury To Investigate Pensacola Road Contracts Traveling for Labor Day? You're Not Alone http://wuwf.org/post/traveling-labor-day-youre-not-alone <p>Nearly 35 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, according to AAA. That’s the highest volume for the holiday since 2008, and 1.3 % more than a year ago.</p><p>Summertime destinations are the same on Labor Day as they are on Memorial Day and the Fourth of July: beaches, theme parks, and visiting family and friends.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:19:49 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 13808 at http://wuwf.org Traveling for Labor Day? You're Not Alone Voters Cast Ballots Early For 2014 Primary http://wuwf.org/post/voters-cast-ballots-early-2014-primary <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eight days of early voting in </span>Escambia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County ended on Saturday, as did 13 days in Santa Rosa and </span>Okaloosa<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. And now, other voters must actually go to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the primary.</span></p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 01:32:13 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 13659 at http://wuwf.org Voters Cast Ballots Early For 2014 Primary This Weekend Temperatures Will Soar http://wuwf.org/post/weekend-temperatures-will-soar <p>The “Dog Days” of August are upon us, with a week and a half to go in the month and this weekend is expected to be an extra sultry one.</p><p>Florida in August is always hot, but Mother Nature is raising the bar over the next few days. John Purdy is at the National Weather Service in Mobile.</p><p>"Generally we're looking at high pressure systems, which keep the clouds away. That means more sunshine which heatens up the surface of the earth."</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:47:52 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 13560 at http://wuwf.org This Weekend Temperatures Will Soar Ad Agencies Team Up To Promote Tourism http://wuwf.org/post/ad-agencies-team-promote-tourism <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seven local advertising agencies are teaming up to work with the group Visit Pensacola as “Showcase Pensacola” which will market the area to potential visitors.</span></p><p>Work on promotional and public relations projects for Showcase has been going on since early spring, by the Appleyard Agency, E.W. Bullock Associates, Ideaworks, IDGroup, Southern Media, AC Advertising and Duncan McCall. Dick Appleyard says normally, they’re a very competitive lot.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:29:37 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 13504 at http://wuwf.org Ad Agencies Team Up To Promote Tourism