Business Politics

DIB reveals Jefferson Street plan

May 10, 2017

Yesterday on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks,” Downtown Improvement Board chair John Peacock discusses a proposal on how to make Jefferson Street more walkable. “What we saw today was how to make both the west…


City Planning Board okays Hallmark development

May 10, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY The Pensacola Planning Board reluctantly approved 76 lots at the 5.1-acre Hallmark School — the second largest redevelopment site in downtown Pensacola. The Escambia County School Board closed the historic school in…


Government Street pond completion delayed two months

May 10, 2017

Pensacola City Administrator Eric Olson yesterday told the Pensacola City Council that the Government Street/Corrine Jones stormwater will not be completed on May 31 as he told the council in January. Olson said the contractor, Utility…

Escambia County

ECUA now handles Escambia County’s recycling

May 9, 2017

Effective May 1, the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners approved a memorandum of understanding that allows the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority to assume collection of recyclables at all drop-off centers in the county. ECUA has…