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Escambia County


Only 30 days remain to submit RESTORE project ideas

August 31, 2015

Press release: Escambia County is reminding citizens who wish to submit their ideas for Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies (RESTORE) projects to do so before the submission deadline of Wednesday, September 30,…


And do not forget Inweekly winners, Aug. 28

August 29, 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters With the help of a grant from IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida successfully recruited 135 male mentors to volunteer in the lives of local boys…


Why anti-fracking resolution was important

August 21, 2015

Last night, the Escambia Board of County Commissioner voted, 3-2, for a resolution that supported a statewide ban of fracking. One of the citizens who spoke in favor of the resolution was Amy Datz. Here is…


Escambia County Commission considers fracking ban

August 20, 2015

Press release: Escambia County is poised to consider a resolution calling for a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, acid fracturing, and well stimulation performed for the purposes of exploration or production of oil or natural gas.…


County employees learn how to achieve excellent customer service

August 18, 2015

Thirty Escambia County employees are among 235 people attending the Studer Community Institute’s “Achieving Excellent Customer Service: Winning Customers and Keeping them Happy” workshop today. On the SCI website, the institute says that satisfying customers is…

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County seeks to clarify Fire MSBU Assessments

August 17, 2015

Press release: Several Escambia County residents have contacted the Board of County Commissioners with questions regarding the “Notice of NON-AD Valorem Assessments for Escambia County Fire Protection District Municipal Services Benefit Unit (MSBU) 2015-2016 Assessments” that…

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Barry pre-files for second term

August 7, 2015

Press Release: Today, District 5, Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry announced his candidacy for re-election in November 2016, and filed paperwork with the Supervisor of Elections office. “I have the utmost respect for the important trust…


Coffee with a Cop tomorrow

July 6, 2015

Press Release: The first Coffee with a Cop is 7 a.m. July 7 at George Artisan Bakery and Bistro. This summer Escambia County Deputies and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to…


CRA contributes to West Moreno Strategic Plan

June 16, 2015

By Claudia Carlson Plans are underway to improve West Pensacola with the help of Live Work Learn Play (LWLP), an international real estate development and advisory firm, Baptist Hospital, Escambia County, and city of Pensacola. At…