City of Pensacola ups digital game

February 1, 2017

The City of Pensacola issued two press releases on improvements to its communication and financial accountability systems. The City has a new 311-app that now includes the City of Pensacola downtown parking map. It reportedly accesses…

Escambia County

Escambia County has new Corrections director

February 1, 2017

The Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown has hired Tamyra Jarvis as the new Director of Corrections, with responsibilities to include oversight of the Escambia County Jail, Community Corrections Division and Road Prison. Her first day on…

Business Politics

McFaul leaves Gaetz for Ballard Partners

February 1, 2017

The Florida-based lobbying firm Ballard Partners have opened an office in Washington, D.C. Dan McFaul, who most recently served as Congressman Matt Gaetz’s chief of staff to help with the freshman representative’s transition, has joined the…

Environment Federal

Buzz: Gaetz wants to abolish EPA

January 31, 2017

Huffington Post has reported that Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) has drafted a bill to “completely abolish” the Environmental Protection Agency. The email on Tuesday morning was sent to lawmakers who might co-sponsor the legislation,…


Fill up on books at the $5 Blowout Bag Sale on Feb. 4

January 31, 2017

Friends of West Florida Public Library want to remind the public that its time of the winter book sale at West Florida Public Library’s downtown branch. “It’s that time again,” said the Friends in their email.…

Business Environment

IP Unified Command warns of non-approved contractors

January 30, 2017

The Unified Command Team has been made aware businesses are contacting community members potentially impacted by the International Paper Cantonment Digester explosion and offering various services including water testing, pressure washing and carpet cleaning for a…