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Escambia County

Environment

Red Tide could be kryptonite for Lion Fish

October 30, 2015

Last night, I ran into Robert Turpin, Escambia County’s Marine Resources manage . He said the Red Tide appears to be impacting the lion fish. Finally we can get rid of them. Here is the press…

Business

Florida Manufacturing Month

October 29, 2015

Press release: In honor of National Manufacturing Month, Florida West and Ascend Performance Materials hosted a VIP breakfast to honor this industry within our local economy. The special breakfast and tour as part of an effort…

Environment

Rolling Hills surrenders bond

October 21, 2015

According to Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown, the bonding company for Rolling Hill C&D landfill has surrounded the bond for the closure of the facility in the Wedgewood neighborhood – $651,633. Brown shared this email from…

News

Good news from the blog, Oct. 10 edition

October 10, 2015

Escambia County Hires Veterans Services Officer Written by Rick Outzen on 04 October 2015 Press release: Escambia County is pleased to announce the hiring of Marvin Merillat as its veterans services officer. This position will be…

Business

Job training offered in Wedgewood community

October 8, 2015

Escambia County press release: Residents in Escambia County who may be seeking a career change or are interested in developing new skills, as it relates to job training, are encouraged to attend a series of employability…

Escambia County Pensacola

ECUA loses another recycling facility

October 6, 2015

Advanced Mixed Materials Recovery Facility operated by Infinitus Energy has shutdown temporarily due to the weak market for recycled products. The facility has handled the majority of the recyclables collected by ECUA and the city of…

Escambia County

Escambia County Hires Veterans Services Officer

October 4, 2015

Press release: Escambia County is pleased to announce the hiring of Marvin Merillat as its veterans services officer. This position will be responsible for interviewing and counseling veterans and their dependents, and processing claims based upon…

Politics

Good news from the blog, Oct. 3 edition

October 3, 2015

Autism Pensacola to be featured on PBS, Oct. 3 Written by Rick Outzen on 27 September 2015 WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, has received word from “American Graduate Day 2015” producers in New York that…

Environment

Health warnings re:bayous

October 1, 2015

Effective immediately, in response to bacteriological sampling, the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is issuing a health advisory for the following beaches in Escambia County, Florida: Bayou Texar at Bayview Park Bayou Chico…

Politics

Good news from the blog, Sept. 26

September 26, 2015

Pensacola Children’s Museum adds private, themed birthday parties for kids Written by Rick Outzen on 20 September 2015 Press release: The University of West Florida Historic Trust announces the addition of pirate and princess themed birthday…

Escambia County

Outside agencies may have funding issues at BCC

September 22, 2015

At tonight’s budget hearing, Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is voting on the funding for outside agencies. According to county staff, several well-known agencies have not submitted the complete packages required to receive funds: Human…