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TSA Pre-Check Temporary Enrollment Center Coming to Pensacola International Airport Sept. 23-27

The Transportation Security Administration Pre-Check® Temporary Enrollment Center is returning to Pensacola International Airport Monday, Sept. 23 through Friday, Sept. 27, providing an opportunity for eligible travelers to sign up for TSA Pre-Check® and save time in airport security lines.

Hours of operation for the Temporary Enrollment Center at PNS are 8 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m. The center will be located in the airport administration office on the second floor of Pensacola International Airport, 2430 Airport Blvd. 

Travelers must apply online and make an appointment for the TSA Pre-Check® 
Temporary Enrollment Center at Pensacola International Airport. 

TSA Pre-Check® offers a five-year, $85 membership that allows eligible travelers to go through security without removing their shoes, laptops, liquids, belts and light jackets. 

How it Works

 Apply Online - Submit an online application in five minutes and schedule an appointment at a TSA Enrollment Center.
2. Background Check - A 10 minute, in person appointment that includes a background check and fingerprinting.
3. Enjoy TSA Pre-Check® - Add your Known Traveler Number to your ticket and enjoy!

To learn more about TSA Pre-Check® and review a list of documents to bring to the Enrollment Center, visit the TSA website. 

For more information about Pensacola International Airport, visit

Community Celebrates Morris Court Park Improvements

City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation hosted a ribbon cutting event for the reopening of Morris Court Park on Saturday, Aug. 31, celebrating improvements to the park. Mayor Grover Robinson, Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn, Councilwoman Ann Hill, County Commissioner Lumon May and members of the community attended the event, which highlighted new additions to the park.

Improvements include a new basketball court, walking path, new lighting and landscaping throughout the park and improved parking. In addition, the City of Pensacola added Make Play Smart Early Learning Decals near the playground in partnership with the Studer Community Institute.

Morris Court Park is located at 1401 W. Lloyd St. 

A group cuts a ribbon to celebrate the Morris Court Park reopening
Turtle decal on the sidewalk at Morris Court Park
Councilwoman Ann Hill, Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn and Mayor Grover Robinson at the Morris Court Park ribbon cutting
Mayor Grover Robinson and Commissioner Lumon May ride on the swing set at Morris Court Park
Mayor Grover Robinson speaks at the Morris Court Park ribbon cutting

City Council Appoints John Jerralds to District 5 Seat

City Council appointed John Jerralds to the District 5 seat at a special meeting Wednesday, Sept. 4. Jerralds was appointed by council by a majority vote, filling the vacancy left after District 5 Councilman Gerald Wingate passed away last month. 

Jerralds was selected from a pool of nine nominees, who were required to submit an application of interest or a resume and be nominated by a City Council member. Jerralds previously served on Pensacola City Council from 1999-2012 in the District 5 seat.

Read more about the appointment in the city's press release.
John Jerralds is sworn in as the new District 5 City Council member

Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup Collects Over 67 Tons of Bulk Waste

trash on the side of the road to be picked up

The latest Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup collected over 67 tons (135,320 pounds) of bulk waste, along with 367 tires and 1,620 gallons of paint. The cleanup took place on Saturday, Aug. 31 and included over 2,000 houses in the cleanup area. 

The Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup allows residents in the cleanup areas to leave eligible items at the curb on cleanup day to be picked up by City of Pensacola Sanitation Services. The cleanup includes bulk items such as household appliances, furniture and mattresses, bicycles and toys, tires and old paint.  

Through the Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup program, all city neighborhoods have a cleanup once a year during the months of January through October. In addition to Sanitation Services collecting items left at the curb, Code Enforcement conducts a sweep of the cleanup area and addresses any code violations. 

For more information or to see the cleanup schedule, visit the City of Pensacola website.

Congratulations to Our August Employee of the Month!

a woman and man hold an award plaque

LaToria English from the Housing Department

Join us for a Special Adoption Event at Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park Sept. 20

Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park will partner with the Pensacola Humane Society on Friday, Sept. 20 for a pet adoption event and free movie night at Community Maritime Park. Friday's event, which was rescheduled from June 7, will show "A Dog's Way Home," the perfect movie to bring home a new furry friend. Come early to enjoy the adoption event before the movie starts.

Bring your blankets and chairs then spread out on the lawn to watch a family-friendly movie underneath the stars at Hunter Amphitheatre in Community Maritime Park. 

The movie begins at sunset.

Note: Please do not bring your pets to the event.

Crowd gathers at sunset for Movies in the Park

Do You Like to Golf? We Have Two Events For You

golf ball in the grass

Osceola Golf Course will play host to the Adult Skills Challenge with Longest Drive Contest presented by Bridgestone Golf on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bridgestone representatives will be onsite for ball fitting. The Longest Drive Contest is $10 per person. There will also be an 18-Hole Putting Contest, which is $10 per person. 

man swinging golf club

The 11th annual Mayor’s Cup Golf Classic is coming up on Friday, Oct. 4, and we are looking for teams and sponsors.

All proceeds benefit the The First Tee of Northwest Florida. The event runs from 1-5 p.m. Even if you aren’t playing in the tournament, you can still help the First Tee. There will be a Ball Drop after the tournament which will be a 50/50 raffle. Tickets for the Ball Drop are $10 each or three for $20 and can be purchased through the First Tee Office or at Osceola Golf Course.  

Osceola Golf Course is located at  300 Tonawanda Drive.

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