‘Escambia County’ Archives
We've got Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson, Political Strategist Ryan Wiggins and Sgt. Andy Hobbs.
The Pensacola Voice has begun polling and surveying likely voters and citizens about certain hot issues around the region. Led by Asst. Editor Greg Fink (formerly marketing researh director and CEO of Open Market Research as well as Marketing Metrics and Media, LLC), the paper used the Interactive [...]
Dollar General/Cordova Park area Based on emails posted on the Facebook page-“No to Dollar General at the Corner of Summit and Spanish Trail!!!”- the rezoning proposal for the site for the store will not come before the Pensacola City Council until March 27. This means the issue will have [...]
Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan pre-filed this afternoon to run for a third term in 2016. He will be a guest on IN Your Head Radio on Wednesday, Jan. 15 to discuss his decision.
At approximately 3:40 p.m. yesterday afternoon, Pensacola International Airport experienced a break in a water line that feeds the terminal fire sprinkler system. The pipe located in the ceiling, flooded areas of the concourse between Gates 3 – 6. Airport staff responded immediately [...]
The finalists for consideration by the Escambia County Commission: Jack Brown Ted Lakey Albert Penska William Reynolds John Weaver
Pensacola Humane Society encourages the community to attend the Board of County Commissioners Committee of the Whole Meeting held tomorrow morning, Thursday January 9 at 9 a.m., at Escambia County Governmental Center (located at 221 Palafox). The meeting will determine whether or not Escambia [...]
Sen. Greg Evers, R-Baker, has filed a bill that would grant immunity to people who show guns or fire warning shots in self-defense, and it will get a hearing on Wednesday. The "Threatened Use of Force" bill (SB 448) will come in the Senate Criminal Justice Committee, which Evers chairs. It's [...]
Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson will be speaking on the year in review at Jan. 15 meeting of the Gulf Coast Economics Club. From the press release: Hard work and good business sense earned him a good measure of success in Pensacola, and in 1988, Wilson was elected to public [...]
We keep hearing how much money the state of Florida has, thanks to the leadership of Rick Scott. In September, Florida had a projected surplus of $845 million in fiscal year 2014 even after meeting current enrollment needs for schools and health care programs such as Medicaid and setting aside $1 [...]
My friends in other parts of the country often write about this paper’s reporting. They wonder how could such a small place have so many weird political characters and antics that seem more like characters in an Elmore Leonard novel than real people. My reply is we can’t make this stuff [...]
At September Escambia County Commission meeting, a half-dozen disabled citizens and bus drivers appeared before the commissioners to speak against the extension of the ADA contract with Pensacola Bay Transportation (PBT), the Mobile, Ala.-based company that has handled since 2001 transportation for [...]