‘Escambia County’ Archives
I've talked to several people who attend the meeting that the University of West Florida held for the donors to the Maritime Museum. I think UWF officials thought that there would be a big uproar over moving the museum site to Main Street----a move brought about because of a $13-million federal [...]
We have heard that Ashley Markham, daughter of the late Bud & Melanie Billings, will appear on Oprah next Thursday, Sept. 24.
Here are some of articles from five years ago on Hurricane Ivan and our community's recovery: Ivan and Bush Hit Home Staring Ivan in the Eye Images of Ivan Behind the Scenes Outtakes 9/23/04 Winners & Losers
The Northwest Florida Daily News reports that Okaloosa County commissioners have reduced their property tax rate to make it the second-lowest millage rate in Florida - 3.28. The Escambia County millage rate is 6.976---more than double. Okaloosa County does have an MSTU for its unincorporated [...]
Press Release: Attorney General Bill McCollum today announced a new policy championing open government and transparency. As of today, the Attorney General’s Office will treat Blackberry PIN messages and Blackberry text messages as public records by automatically retaining those messages that [...]
You asked for: City Council Memo re CRA Reimbursement
The Board of Directors for The Pensacola Shakespeare Theatre has been formed, and will be led by Michael Jasek, Assistant Dean of Students at UWF. Kevin Kern, asst. professor of Theatre at UWF, will serve as the Artistic Director. Got this email from Kevin: 'Our biggest news is that our [...]
The daily newspaper reports that there will be no new downtown Pensacola library built if the Pensacola City Council approves the advisory board's recommendation to renovate instead. The renovated library will have a 16,000-square-foot addition built where the old Spring St. fire station [...]
Two months after it was presented to the Pensacola City Council, the council voted unanimously to allow a referendum on the proposed new city charter. Two months...which is about as fast as this council can do anything. There are still two more public hearings on the exact wording of the [...]
State Sen. Dave Aronberg (D) was in town yesterday to meet and greet locals as he campaigns for Florida Attorney General. Dee Dee Ritchie, Corbet Davis, Ray & Valerie Russenberger and Brian & Crystal Spencer hosted the event held at Jewelers Trade Shop. Aronberg, age 38, represents a district [...]
Press Release The Pensacola Pelicans will take on the Lincoln Saltdogs in a best of five series to determine the American Association Champion. The Pelicans are hosting a listening party for game two at Pelican Park on Wednesday, September 9 on the 3rd Base Party Deck beginning at 7:05 p.m. [...]
PNJ reporter Sean Dugas needs help. He is looking for people who have purchased The Beatles: Rock Band today.Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tell him that Rick Outzen sent you.