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Escambia County

Pensacola Beach toll reduced

March 17, 2017

At the Thursday, March 16 commission meeting, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners approved a reduction in the Pensacola Beach General Public Annual Pass, reducing the annual fee from $50 to $20. The fee reduction will…

Escambia County Politics

Triumph spending proposal advances

March 17, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Efforts by Panhandle lawmakers to steer BP settlement money toward counties most impacted by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill aren’t out of the legislative mire yet. But…

Education

UWF Historic Trust seeks volunteers

March 17, 2017

The University of West Florida Historic Trust is seeking volunteers to serve as tour guides, living history interpreters, museum store attendants and archive and collection assistants at its properties in Historic Pensacola. The UWF Historic Trust…

Politics

Gwen Graham speaking Pensacola, March 24

March 17, 2017

Former Congresswoman Gwen Graham, who may be running for governor in 2018, will be coming to Pensacola on March 24, to be the keynote speaker at a dinner hosted by the Escambia Democratic Party. Dinner will…

Business

Regulators ready to grapple with Gulf Power rates

March 16, 2017

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State regulators are poised to hear arguments about a request from Gulf Power to raise base electric rates for hundreds of thousands of customers in Northwest Florida, amid…

Pensacola

City Attorney ruled on Budget analyst last August

March 16, 2017

City Attorney Lysia Bowling issued a legal opinion in August 2016 regarding the Budget Analyst position. She said the position was solely under the discretion of the Council. Bowling: “The decision to hire a Budget Analyst…

Pensacola

Hayward veto gets muddier

March 16, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has vetoed the Pensacola City Council action to begin the hiring process for a budget analyst. However, not only did the city voters authorize the position in the 2014 general election, but…

Pensacola

Council president responds to veto

March 16, 2017

Pensacola Council President Brian Spencer responded last night to Inweekly’s request for his position on Mayor Ashton Hayward’s veto of a council action to begin the hiring process for a budget analyst. “I need to give…

Caring Entertainment

Slider Showdown, April 7

March 15, 2017

Liberty Sertoma Announces Inaugural Slider Showdown April 7 – 6 p.m. at Phineas Phoggs, Seville Quarter Calling all backyard burger chefs and professionals alike! On April 7, at Phineas Phoggs in Seville Quarter, the members of…

Escambia County

Underhill no worried about BRAC [podcast]

March 15, 2017

A Base Realignment and Closure process is coming. Escambia County Commission chairman Doug Underhill isn’t worried after meeting with the Florida Defense Alliance. “We’re not even talking about BRAC,” said the commissioner on “Pensacola Speaks” yesterday.…