Ashton Hayward http://wuwf.org en Church Leaders Call For Action After Pensacola Student Is Shot http://wuwf.org/post/church-leaders-call-action-after-pensacola-student-shot <p>Shaquille Purifoy, a 20 year old graduate of Pine Forest High School who went on to play football for Grambling State University was shot Friday night in Pensacola.</p><p></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:46:02 +0000 Bob Barrett 10564 at http://wuwf.org Church Leaders Call For Action After Pensacola Student Is Shot Bare Proposes Changes To City Charter http://wuwf.org/post/bare-proposes-changes-city-charter <p>Citing what he sees as a need to restore the separation of powers in city government, Pensacola City Councilman Charles Bare is proposing a number of changes to the five-year-old city charter.</p><p>The amendments from Bare -- who’s a candidate for mayor – would give the council the ability to set financial controls, including changes to the city budget, and in other ways re-determine the organization of city government. He refers back to the City of Hialeah’s charter – the basis for Pensacola’s.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:51:28 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 7828 at http://wuwf.org Bare Proposes Changes To City Charter Hayward Taps New Airport Vendor http://wuwf.org/post/hayward-taps-new-airport-vendor <p>Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward Tuesday vetoed an extension of the current food and beverage lease agreement at Pensacola International Airport.&nbsp;</p><p>Hayward plans to award the ten-year contract to Missouri-based OHM, which represents Chick-fil-A, Corona Beach House, Surf City Squeeze and Einstein Brothers Bagels. It takes effect when the Varona’s Restaurant contract expires at the end of this month.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:17:29 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 6588 at http://wuwf.org Hayward Taps New Airport Vendor LISTEN: Catching Up With Mayor Ashton Hayward http://wuwf.org/post/listen-catching-mayor-ashton-hayward <p>The City of Pensacola's plate is full these days given the work to lure ST Aerospace, develop a fish hatchery downtown, a major change in a city ordinance, and upcoming elections. WUWF's Dave Dunwoody sat down recently with Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:50:03 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 5624 at http://wuwf.org LISTEN: Catching Up With Mayor Ashton Hayward Lease Claim Rescinded (UPDATED) http://wuwf.org/post/lease-claim-rescinded-updated <p>The City of Pensacola Tuesday rescinded its claim to back royalties and interest, from two restaurants that are on city-leased property downtown.</p><p>City officials backed off their claims that Collier Merrill and his firm, Great Southern Restaurants owed more than five million dollars in default lease payments over the past 13 years involving the Fish House and Atlas Oyster Bar.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:31:40 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 2505 at http://wuwf.org Lease Claim Rescinded (UPDATED)