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Two Buyers For Brownsville Building?

June 23, 2010

Escambia County School District Assistant Superintendent for Operations Shawn Dennis told the IN today there are currently two “potential buyers” lined up for the abandoned Brownsville Middle School building. “I’ve seen one offer and expect another…

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Sunnyside of BP

June 20, 2010

Pensacola’s unemployment has continued to drop and we have lower unemployment than the rest of the state. Expect the rate to continue to drop as BP’s contractors continue to hire more locals….if we can keep the…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Races finalized

June 18, 2010

The following were elected without opposition: City Council At-Large A: Megan Benson Pratt (Qualified 6/16/10) City Council At-Large B: Sam Hall (Qualified 6/16/10) City Council, District 3: Maren Laycock DeWeese (Qualified 6/15/10) City Council, District 4:…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Local candidates as of June 17

June 18, 2010

County Commissioner, District 2 Dave Murzin (Qualified 6/16/10) Myra L. Simmons (Qualified 6/17/10) Karen Sindel (Qualified 6/17/10) George Touart (Qualified 6/17/10) Gene M. Valentino (Qualified 6/15/10) Santa Rosa Island Authority Thomas Campanella (Qualified 6/14/10) County Commissioner,…

Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Who has qualified for local races?

June 16, 2010

Escambia County Supervisor of Elections released the following list of candidates that have qualified completely as of June 15. There are still several holes: County Commissioner, District 2 Gene M. Valentino (Qualified 6/15/10) Santa Rosa Island…

Escambia County News

The Fluoride Debate

June 14, 2010

Escambia County United Against Fluoridation (ECUAF) is hosting Dr. Paul Connett at the Silver Screen Theatre on Tuesday at 7 p.m. for a discussion on the harmful effects of fluoride in our water. Connett was originally…

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Escambia EOC Update #36

June 6, 2010

Press release – Saturday, June 5 – 5:30 p.m. – Update #36: # The beaches at Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key remain open. # For a second day, tar balls and mats washed onto the shoreline…

Escambia County Politics

Transparency Challenge for District 2

May 10, 2010

The race in the Republican primary for Escambia County District 2 is a dogfight. The top candidates – incumbent Gene Valentino, former County Administrator George Touart, State Rep. Dave Murzin and newcomer Karen Sindel – all…