City of Pensacola http://wuwf.org en 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 A Year In Court For City Of Pensacola http://wuwf.org/post/year-court-city-pensacola <p>At least four high-profile lawsuits have been filed against either the city or Mayor Ashton Hayward in the past year or so.</p><p>Former City Councilwoman Maren DeWeese, who was briefly a candidate for mayor, sued Hayward over a budget issue. The case was dismissed by Circuit Judge Terry Terrell last August.</p><p>In January, Seville Harbour Incorporated and its tenants Fish House Restaurant and Atlas Oyster Bar filed suit over its lease of city-owned Pitt’s Slip.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 21:57:32 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 9807 at http://wuwf.org A Year In Court For City Of Pensacola Another Month Without Scenic Highway http://wuwf.org/post/another-month-without-scenic-highway <p>Travelers in Pensacola will have to forego that drive on Scenic Highway for about another month or so. But WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody reports progress is being made with repairs, at a cost of $1.4 million.</p><p>Last month’s flooding decimated the popular route that runs beside Escambia Bay. It crumbled in four places and was closed immediately afterward. Ian Satter at the Florida Department of Transportation says some projects began earlier and others later, but work on all four areas is ongoing.</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 21:26:22 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 9336 at http://wuwf.org Another Month Without Scenic Highway More Rain for NWFL, South AL http://wuwf.org/post/more-rain-nwfl-south-al <p>Residents in the Florida Panhandle are bracing for another round of thunderstorms packing heavy rainfall due in by late Friday.</p><p>Originating in the Plains and the Midwest, the storms are due in northwest Florida and south Alabama on Friday, and will stick around for the weekend. Don Shepherd at the National Weather Service in Mobile says there’s a 30% chance of rain Friday, 50/50 that evening, and 60% on Saturday. The chance of showers Sunday is expected to be 40%.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 15:45:13 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 8861 at http://wuwf.org