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Commissioner Grinch

December 9, 2011

Before getting down to official business, Escambia County Commission Chairman Wilson Robertson took a moment to crush a child’s vision of Christmas and blow the whole Santa-scam out of the water. Commissioners began their Dec. 8…

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County Denies Veolia

December 8, 2011

Even after the vote, Escambia County Commissioners were conflicted in their decision to send Veolia packing. “I’m just torn, honestly,” said Commissioner Gene Valentino. “Well, we’re all torn,” replied Commissioner Wilson Robertson On a 3-2 split,…

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ECAT union asks for info

December 6, 2011

Dear Ms. Lovoy (Escambia County budget director), I see that on the agenda for this Thursday, November 8th, 2011 that the “Request for Qualification for ECAT Management Contract, PD10-11.060” is being presented to the County Commissioners.…

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Chavers withdraws from sheriff’s race

December 5, 2011

William (Bill) Chavers, NPA, (former Chief Deputy for Sheriff David Morgan) withdrew today from the Escambia County Sheriff’s race for the 2012 General Election, according to Supervisor of Elections David Stafford.…

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What not to say in workplace conversations

December 2, 2011

Real Simple has few suggestions on what to say in workplace conversations and offers substitute phrases: “That’s not my job.” “This might sound stupid, but…” “I don’t have time to talk to you.” —- If you…

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Bus workers union releases grievances

November 22, 2011

Open letter to Escambia County Commissioners: Dear Commissioners – please see the attached grievances filed by ECAT employees just in recent days. Please note that the Union would be happy to provide the many many grievances…

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November 18, 2011

The FBI released its list of last year’s hate crimes. While the City of Pensacola did not report any hate crimes, Escambia County reported three. The first two occurred over the summer at the beach. One…

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TDC Shuffle

November 8, 2011

Escambia County Attorney Alison Rodgers visited the Tourist Development Council to do a little housekeeping today. She recently became concerned that the TDC’s membership was not holding to state statue, which governs the body’s composition. “Under…

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County sends letters to Ethics Commission and AG Bondi

November 4, 2011

County Attorney Alison Rogers forwarded the letters the county sent to the Florida Ethics Commission and Attorney General Pam Bondi regarding Commissioner Wilson Robertson and the hiring of Forrest Gibbs. Ethics Commission: 00048769 Attorney General: 00048781…