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Here is the what

February 28, 2010

The daily marketing solution (see) asks this question in its Sunday editorial- If not consolidation, then what? The Escambia County Commission and the constitutional officers met on Thursday, Feb 25 and decided the first whats of…

Escambia County News Politics

Saufley Landfill has unfinished business

February 25, 2010

The infamous history of the Saufley Landfill shows the worse that can happen after a hurricane. Three businesses do well after a hurricane demolition/clean-up companies, haulers and debris landfills. Saufley Landfill is one such landfill. It…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

PNJ continues to push for vote

February 24, 2010

It’s now a front page issue for the daily newspaper. They want the legislative delegation to reconvene and vote for the Consolidation plan. They offer no analysis of the plan or its process-with possible Sunshine violations.…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Bingo casino fight

February 22, 2010

The state of Alabama is fighting over bingo casinos. Many of the players on the pro-gambling side are the same ones involved in Keefer/Valentino plan to bring bingo casinos to Perdido Key. According to the Mobile…

Escambia County Politics

Video to rally support for plan

February 19, 2010

There is a video on YouTube asking voters to pressure the local state legislators to place the Consolidation Plan on the ballot next fall. It’s mantra – “Tell your lawmakers you want better government.” Great –…

Escambia County News Pensacola

What should be mayor’s salary?

February 9, 2010

The Pensacola City Council will vote on Thursday to set the mayor’s salary at $100,000. What do the county constitutional officers make? Clerk of Courts, $130,828 Property Appraiser, $130,828 Tax Collector, $130,828 Sheriff: $139,423 Supervisor of…

Escambia County

ECSO retiree charged with larceny

February 4, 2010

by Sean Boone A 32-year veteran of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has been accused of stealing more than $100,000 in department funds. Catherine Lister, who retired on Jan. 29 from the finance department, was charged…