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Pensacola City Council discusses its staff today

January 26, 2015

Nearly three months after the Pensacola voters narrowly approved a charter amendment (52%-48%) that gave the Pensacola City Council the power to hire its own staff, the council will hold a workshop this afternoon on what…

News

County Completes Internal Review of November Jail Death

January 23, 2015

Escambia County has completed an internal review of the circumstances surrounding the death of Escambia County Jail inmate James Brumley in November 2014. Based upon evidence collected by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and internal jail…

Entertainment

Wahoos look for Star Spangled Banner singers

January 23, 2015

WAHOOS TO HOST ANNUAL PENSACOLA’S GOT TALENT AUDITIONS WHAT: The Blue Wahoos are looking for talented performers who can sing the National Anthem, showcase an interesting or mystifying talent to a crowd or pump up our…

Jail News

Name Released in Jail Death Investigation

January 22, 2015

Escambia County Sheriff’s Investigators have released the inmate’s name in the Escambia County Jail death investigation of January 21, 2015. The victim has been identified as Chad Robert Day, a 43 year old white male. The…

Business

Gulf Power partners with military on solar power

January 22, 2015

Gulf Power is partnering with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force to build solar energy farms at three different facilities across Northwest Florida. Today, the utility submitted the renewable projects to the Florida Public Service…

Business

Scott wants to cut taxes on cell phones and cable

January 22, 2015

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott is asking lawmakers to cut taxes on cell-phone bills and cable and satellite television to meet the first half of his re-election campaign’s $1 billion…

Politics

Scott wants more agency changes

January 21, 2015

By JIM TURNER AND MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater wants the state Cabinet to reconsider how it handled the controversial change in leadership at the Florida Department of Law…