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Escambia County

Beach town hall draws a crowd

October 5, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY About a dozen local citizens greeted Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson IV at his town hall meeting at the Santa Rosa Island Authority office by singing “move over Grover” to him. The…

Escambia County

Gaetz, Robinson: Fee simple is simple

September 20, 2017

The fee simple title on Pensacola Beach isn’t as diabolical and evil as some want the public and Sen. Bill Nelson to believe, according to Congressman Matt Gaetz and County Commissioner Grover Robinson. “There continues to…

Politics

Podcast: Gaetz defends Fee Simple bill

August 22, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” Congressman Matt Gaetz discussed his bill to grant fee simple title to leaseholders on Pensacola Beach. “Well there’s nothing simple about the simple I guess,” he said. “Really what we’ve got is a…

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…