Escambia County Emergency Management Officials continue monitor as winter weather conditions impact Escambia County. The National Weather Service is forecasting for frozen precipitation to continue through mid-afternoon turning to a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow into the overnight [...]
Board members of the Northwest Florida YMCA last night voted unanimously to accept a contribution of land from the Studer Community Development Group’s new property at the site of the Pensacola News Journal. The offer of land is in addition to the $5 million Quint and Rishy Studer had pledged to [...]
We've had Ivan, Katrina, Opal and Sandy. This Sleet-apocalypse needs a name. Might we suggest Leonard? Of course, we need to hire a consultant to research this further...maybe there's already at study on this that is sitting on a shelf somewhere in city hall.
Escambia County and City of Pensacola officials continue to monitor the upcoming weather advisory. The following additional closures have been announced for Tuesday, January 28, and Wednesday, January 29: · Escambia County Tax Collector · Escambia County Supervisor of [...]
Official notice: City of Pensacola to suspend operations Tuesday and Wednesday due to inclement weather; Garbage, recycling, and trash collection operate as usual
Local State of Emergency has been declared by Escambia Board of County Commissioners beginning 12 Midnight on Monday January 27th through 12 Midnight on Wednesday January 29th. Therefore, the City of Pensacola will suspend non-essential operations tomorrow, Tuesday, January 28, as well as [...]
Media Partners, Community and Organizational Leaders: Due to the predicted winter storm, the 2014 Legislative Luncheon, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at New World Landing, has been postponed. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please stay tuned for updates regarding [...]
IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, is conducting our annual membership drive for 2014. Established in 2003, IMPACT 100 has, through the $1,000 annual membership donations, raised and awarded over $5.15 million to local non-profit organizations. Membership is open [...]
Last Friday we posted City Administrator Colleen Castille's comments on the Bruce Beach $1-a-year lease vs. Maritime Park. One reader sent me this YouTube clip. Castille’s response to the discussion about the hatchery versus maritime park lease reminds me of this:
Due to weather conditions, all University of West Florida campuses will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 28 and Wednesday, Jan. 29. This includes all classes, events, campus activities and online courses. Normal University operations, classes, events, campus activities will resume Thursday, Jan. 30, [...]
Start making your plans.
Jamie and Gladys Scott made national headlines when the two Mississippi sisters who had been imprisoned for 16 years were released on the condition that the younger sibling donate a kidney to her sister, whose organs are failing. What many may not know is the women moved to Pensacola. The women [...]
A cold front is coming. County officials are contemplating opening the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Wednesday.