Environment Escambia County

Air Quality Health Advisory rescinded

February 27, 2017

The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County has rescinded the air quality health advisory near Rolling Hills Construction and Demolition Landfill, located at 6990 Rolling Hills Road. Escambia County crews have been working to extinguish…


Deputy fire chief also sues Pensacola mayor individually

February 24, 2017

Yesterday, former Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover’s attorney and the attorneys representing the City of Pensacola filed a joint motion to dismiss City Administrator Eric Olson, Chief Human Resources Officer Ed Sisson, Assistant Human Resources Manager…


Gaetz explains controversial stances

February 23, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo Inweekly U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz admitted that the national media attending his inaugural “Open Gaetz Day” event at Grover T’s BBQ probably wanted to see him on the menu. But in the face…


Schmitt vs. Hayward rises several questions

February 23, 2017

Now that Mayor Ashton Hayward is individually named a defendant in the lawsuit brought by former Fire Chief Matt Schmitt, the City -both Mayor and City Council- will be breaking new ground. Should Ashton Hayward separate…

Business Politics

Florida House takes aim at local regs

February 23, 2017

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Legislation that would bar city and county governments from regulating businesses, unless state laws specifically allowed them to do so, cleared its first House panel Wednesday over objections…


Bring ID to Open Gaetz Day

February 22, 2017

Press Announcement: Open Gaetz Day Update The Office of Congressman Matt Gaetz is grateful to announce higher than anticipated interest regarding our inaugural Open Gaetz Day, Thursday, February 23, 2017. Our expectations grew from just Milton…