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Business

Business leaders unite for economic development

July 13, 2017

More than 30 businesses in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties have joined together to form First Place Partners, a private-sector group designed to support economic development efforts in the two-county region. The organization, which has been…

Education

Newpoint Education Partners also indicted

July 12, 2017

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced that on July 11, 2017, an Escambia County Grand Jury indicted Newpoint Education Partners, LLC; School Warehouse, Inc.; and Red Ignition, Inc., the same business entities previously charged in 2016, with…

Education

Seventeen more Escambia schools to offer free meals

July 12, 2017

Escambia County School District has announced continued participation in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) which provides students in eligible schools breakfast and lunch at no charge. ECSD also announced the addition of 17 new sites (new…

Politics

Voters remain concerned as data request put on hold

July 12, 2017

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Local elections officials are trying to talk voters out of unregistering, as privacy concerns continue to mount in response to a special commission created by President Donald Trump.…

Pensacola

Downtown resurfacing should end in August

July 12, 2017

Pensacola City Administrator Eric Olson told the City Council at its July 10 Agenda Review that downtown resurfacing will be completed by Aug. 8. One of the most difficult areas, Main Street, began resurfacing on July…

Escambia County

County Jail: Feeding the Beast

July 12, 2017

Escambia County’s property tax revenues have risen $17.96 million over the past four years – a 20.2-percent increase. Why don’t you feel any benefit from that significant increase? You only have to examine the detention budget…

Business

Downtown YMCA up for AIA Florida award

July 11, 2017

The Bear Levin Studer Family YMCA is in the running for the fourth annual People’s Choice competition launched by the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida). Voters from around the world have…

Entertainment

Slow Bike Ride, July 14

July 11, 2017

Join Bike Pensacola for the most popular bike ride in town—the Slow Ride! Each month we explore the quiet, scenic streets of Pensacola’s many historic neighborhoods for a fun and leisurely ride among friends. This month…