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Fee-free entry in celebration of Presidents Day

February 17, 2017

Gulf Islands National Seashore officials announced fee free entry to all sites Monday, February 20, 2017, in celebration of Presidents Day. National Parks throughout the country annually waive entrance fees on Presidents Day. Officially known as…

Escambia County

WTF: Rolling Hills still on fire

February 17, 2017

It has been four days since we first reported that the Rolling Hills landfill was on fire. The residents are still battling the smoke from the facility. They are reporting to Inweekly that conditions have gotten…

Politics

Nelson files bill to help with ‘water war’

February 15, 2017

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) filed legislation today that would require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to send more freshwater south from Georgia into Apalachicola Bay. The move comes one day after a Special Master…

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Rise of Domestic Violence [podcast]

February 15, 2017

Sue Hand, the executive director of FavorHouse, discussed the rise of domestic violence in Escambia County on “Pensacola Speaks.” FavorHouse of Northwest Florida is a domestic violence center serving Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. FavorHouse shelters…

Politics

Gaetz: ‘I’m not afraid of protests’

February 15, 2017

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” I interviewed Congressman Matt Gaetz about the possibility of protests at his “Open Gaetz Day” events on Feb. 23. “First, let me say I’m not afraid of protests,” he said. “I think…

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Achieve Escambia boss resigns

February 15, 2017

After less than four months on the job, Achieve Escambia’s Director Greg Voss has resigned. Achieve Escambia was founded in early 2016 by Navy Federal Credit Union, Gulf Power and other community leaders to improve public education.…