Business

Free beach trolley service returns next month

February 20, 2017

The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) will once again launch their free, open-air trolley service along Pensacola Beach on March 3 and run it through October 1, 2017. The 2017 trolley schedule is as follows: March…

Environment Escambia County

EPA responses to Rolling Hills fire

February 17, 2017

From: “Tennessee, Denise” Date: Feb 17, 2017 11:13 AM Subject: FW: Rolling Hills fire letter To: “ghorning” Cc: “Erhunse, Adesuwa” Hello Dr. Horning, Thank you for your letter about the ongoing fire at the Rolling Hills…

Politics

Wedgewood community stunned at lack of county response

February 17, 2017

Dr. Gloria Horning, who has helped the Wedgewood community organize against the landfills in their neighborhood, has sent the county the following letter:   Gentlemen: I am writing on behalf of the citizens of the Wedgewood…

Caring Entertainment

Fee-free entry in celebration of Presidents Day

February 17, 2017

Gulf Islands National Seashore officials announced fee free entry to all sites Monday, February 20, 2017, in celebration of Presidents Day. National Parks throughout the country annually waive entrance fees on Presidents Day. Officially known as…

Escambia County

WTF: Rolling Hills still on fire

February 17, 2017

It has been four days since we first reported that the Rolling Hills landfill was on fire. The residents are still battling the smoke from the facility. They are reporting to Inweekly that conditions have gotten…

Politics

Nelson files bill to help with ‘water war’

February 15, 2017

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) filed legislation today that would require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to send more freshwater south from Georgia into Apalachicola Bay. The move comes one day after a Special Master…

Caring

Rise of Domestic Violence [podcast]

February 15, 2017

Sue Hand, the executive director of FavorHouse, discussed the rise of domestic violence in Escambia County on “Pensacola Speaks.” FavorHouse of Northwest Florida is a domestic violence center serving Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. FavorHouse shelters…