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Commissioner Grover C. Robinson, IV Sworn in as FAC President

Commissioner Grover C. Robinson, IV Sworn in as FAC President

On Thursday, June 19, Escambia County Commissioner Grover C. Robinson, IV was sworn in as the President of the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) at the Association’s annual conference in Orlando. “I am looking forward to the challenge and humbled by the opportunity to work with [...]

County Human Resources comes under scrutiny

County Human Resources comes under scrutiny

The daily newspaper reports today that Escambia County allowed a man arrested for using his county cell phone to solicit sex from a minor to come back to work while he awaits trial.  Only after PNJ reporter Kevin Robinson brought the matter to the attention to County Administrator Jack Brown was [...]

Rolling Hills landfill may be in violation of county permit

Rolling Hills landfill may be in violation of county permit

Two weeks ago, residents from the Wedgewood and Longleaf communities spoke out at a Escambia Board of County Commission meeting against the numerous construction and demolition debris facilities in their area. What county staff failed to tell citizens and the commissioners was that at least one [...]

Mayor Hayward issues statement on departure of airport director

Mayor Hayward issues statement on departure of airport director

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced today that Greg Donovan, Director of the City-owned Pensacola International Airport (PNS), will leave to take a position as the Executive Director of the Melbourne Airport Authority / Melbourne International Airport (MLB), located in Melbourne, [...]

Inside FDOT hearing on new Pensacola Bay Bridge

Inside FDOT hearing on new Pensacola Bay Bridge

Bicyclists and runners made their voice heard at Tuesday night's public hearing on the Florida Department of Transportation's proposed six-lane Pensacola Bay Bridge connecting Pensacola to Gulf Breeze. They want 10-foot paths on both sides of the bridge that allow for cyclists and pedestrians to [...]

Myers to address Escambia County Democratic Women’s Club

Myers to address Escambia County Democratic Women’s Club

At Escambia County Democratic Women's Club Monthly Meeting, the guest speaker will be City Councilwoman Sherri Myers, who will discuss the decline of women in local politics. The next meeting is Thursday June 12, 2014 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the Tryon Branch Library located at 1200 Langley Ave. [...]

Pensacola airport director offered Melbourne job

Pensacola airport director offered Melbourne job

The Melbourne Airport Authority today offered the executive director's position to Pensacola International Airport Director Greg Donovan. Florida Today reports that he was the unanimous choice of the six authority members. The pay scale listed for the job is between $129,000 to $163,000 [...]

College tuition and loans will be highlighted this week

College tuition and loans will be highlighted this week

Today President Barack Obama will announce his plans to help college graduates deal with their college loans. Borrowers’ debt load is growing and retarding the ability to buy homes, start businesses or otherwise spend to spur the economy, according to economists. His plan is to expand on a 2010 [...]

Weekend Buzz: Filing deadlines, Jack is back and Miracle Max headline

Weekend Buzz: Filing deadlines, Jack is back and Miracle Max headline

The qualifying deadline for county and city offices is noon on Friday, June 20. Candidates who have pre-filed must submit petition signatures or pay the filing fee. City Hall is anxious to see if anyone else jumps into the mayor's race and whether Councilman Larry Johnson of District 4 will get a [...]

Bare offers his proposed charter revisions

Bare offers his proposed charter revisions

Proposed Charter Revisions for Workshop Prepared by Charles Bare   Issue 1: Powers and Duties   Summary: The text referring to powers and duties for the Mayor and the Council should be changed to duties. These changes will alleviate ambiguity in the language of the charter and [...]

Pensacola City Council to explore charter amendments, June 16

Pensacola City Council to explore charter amendments, June 16

The Pensacola City Council will hold a workshop on Monday, June 16, 2014 beginning at 10 a.m., Hagler Mason Conference Room, 2nd Floor of City Hall, 222 West Main Street. The purpose to allow council members to discuss possible charter amendments for 2014 election cycle. The workshop will be [...]

FDOT to Hold Public Meeting Regarding Pensacola Bay Bridge, June 10

FDOT to Hold Public Meeting Regarding Pensacola Bay Bridge, June 10

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host a public hearing concerning the replacement of the Pensacola Bay Bridge on Tuesday, June 10, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., in the Grand Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, 200 East Gregory Street. The hearing will begin as an open house [...]

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