Browsing Tag

Pensacola Beach

Escambia County

House passes Pensacola Beach fee simple bill

July 26, 2017

The U.S. House today passed H.R. 2370, the Escambia County Land Conveyance Act, by a voice vote. The bill, authored by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01), gives leaseholders in Santa Rosa Island the option to acquire fee…

Business

Innisfree buys Days Inn Pensacola Beach

June 2, 2017

Press release: Today, Innisfree Hotels took ownership of the Days Inn on Pensacola Beach – a long-standing icon in the Florida destination. The acquisition is a joint venture between Innisfree and RREAF, a privately held commercial…

Environment Politics

Hands Across the Sand

May 18, 2017

350 Pensacola and Oceana to Host Hands Across the Sand Event on Pensacola Beach Event to Oppose New Efforts to Expand Dirty and Dangerous Offshore Drilling Pensacola, FL– Conservation groups 350 Pensacola and Oceana will host…

Escambia County

Pensacola Beach toll reduced

March 17, 2017

At the Thursday, March 16 commission meeting, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners approved a reduction in the Pensacola Beach General Public Annual Pass, reducing the annual fee from $50 to $20. The fee reduction will…

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…

Business

SRIA gives five reasons to love Pensacola Beach this fall

September 15, 2016

When the summer season comes to an end on Pensacola Beach, the activities, adventures and excitement keep going. Pensacola Beach is home to award-winning sugar-white beaches, delectable coastal cuisine and an event calendar brimming with festivals,…

Environment Escambia County

Public meetings on fishing pier today

September 12, 2016

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Escambia County will hold two public information meetings to discuss work set to begin on the Bob Sikes Fishing Pier, parking and trail restoration project. The project aims to…

Escambia County

Podcast: Robinson on ‘Leave No Trace Behind’

May 26, 2016

Commissioner Grover Robinson says the “Leave Trace Behind” ordinance that the Escambia Board of County Commissioners passed last year was created as a turtle protection ordinance, not for clean up after events on Pensacola Beach. “Somehow…