City of Pensacola 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 Harper Excited About New Role With Studer Institute http://wuwf.org/post/harper-excited-about-new-role-studer-institute <p></p><p>In this week’s Economic Report, Dr. Rick Harper, assistant vice president of economic development at the University of West Florida, discusses the announcement this week regarding his new position with the Studer Institute.</p><p>A partnership with UWF will allow Harper to become Director of the Institute.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:16:59 +0000 Sandra Averhart & Rick Harper 13549 at http://wuwf.org Harper Excited About New Role With Studer Institute Castille Steps Down as Pensacola City Administrator http://wuwf.org/post/castille-steps-down-pensacola-city-administrator <p>Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced Thursday that City Administrator Colleen Castille has resigned effective September 3. Her departure has triggered a number of staff changes at the top of city government.</p><p>So far, the only explanation from Hayward is in a written statement that Castille is leaving to “pursue other opportunities.” In her own written statement, Castille says she made a one year commitment to serve and fulfilled it.</p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:06:52 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 13221 at http://wuwf.org Castille Steps Down as Pensacola City Administrator Gov Scott Honors Vets In Pensacola http://wuwf.org/post/gov-scott-honors-vets-pensacola <p>Governor Rick Scott was in town Thursday morning to award 227 local veterans a special medal...and talk just a little politics.&nbsp;</p><p>Saying the Supreme Court "upheld our freedom of religion again this week", Scott made it clear how he stood on the recent Supreme Court decision on the Hobby Lobby case.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:59:24 +0000 Bob Barrett 11373 at http://wuwf.org Gov Scott Honors Vets In Pensacola Hurricane-Disaster Preparedness Day Event Held On Saturday http://wuwf.org/post/hurricane-disaster-preparedness-day-event-held-saturday <p></p><p>The threat of thunderstorms kept the early morning crowds light but over a dozen service organizations and agencies set up at Community Maritime Park Saturday morning for the first annual Hurricane-Disaster Preparedness Day.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 31 May 2014 18:37:38 +0000 Bob Barrett 9894 at http://wuwf.org Hurricane-Disaster Preparedness Day Event Held On Saturday