Escambia County

Nothing illegal about immigrants

March 13, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo Inweekly Grace Resendez McCaffery tells the group of about 70 Democratic Women’s Club of Escambia County members that no person living in America is “illegal.” Resendez McCaffery, a chief Pensacola immigration advocate for…


CyberThon offers college scholarships

March 9, 2017

PENSACOLA – Local high school students pursuing advanced education in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) are now eligible for new funding in the form of AFCEA scholarships. The AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter…


Chamber supports proposed panhandling ordinance

March 9, 2017

The statement was released today: The Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce exists to support the businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs who make up the backbone of our community. Protecting the ability of these businesses to attract customers,…


Kick Butts Day on Saturday, March 11

March 9, 2017

Santa Rosa County’s Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) are speaking up and taking action against the tobacco industry for the 22nd annual Kick Butts Day on March 11, 2017. This national day of activism, sponsored by…


House looks to clamp down on local taxes

March 9, 2017

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A wide-ranging bill that would rein in local governments’ ability to increase taxes narrowly passed the House Ways & Means Committee on Wednesday. The committee approved the measure…


TaxWatch reports features The Bluffs

March 9, 2017

A new report by Florida TaxWatch, the state’s independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute & government watchdog, finds that the growth of high-tech manufacturing is beneficial to Florida and that investing in the industry now can…