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Perdido Key

Escambia County

Perdido Key Master Plan Workshop set for Feb. 16

February 10, 2016

Escambia County will hold the next Perdido Key Master Plan workshop 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Escambia County Central Office Complex conference room, located 3363 W. Park Pl. Consultant Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company…


Convention Center deja vu

March 16, 2015

The success of Pensacon has reignited a discussion for a convention center. It’s a worthy topic. The fourth-cent of the bed tax was originally presented as a funding source for just such a venture. The penny…


Kenny Chesney says ‘Thank you’

August 14, 2014

Kenny Chesney will be holding a free concert this weekend at the Flora-Bama. Ads have been running daily in the PNJ explaining how his promoters and the bar will deal with parking and transportation. Chesney sent…


Perdido Key gets ‘Tanked’

May 13, 2014

Press Release: Tourists, local residents and swashbucklers alike will find the ultimate treasure in the new, pirate-themed aquarium built for Perdido Key by Wayde King and Brett Raymer of Animal Planet’s hit show, “Tanked.” The bickering…


Mouse crossings cause problems for ECUA

April 24, 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designed four mouse crossings on Perdido Key. There aren’t any safe ones for humans, but beach mouses will have their own. In a letter to the federal agency and…

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Search Extended, Raise Declined

April 2, 2013

The Escambia County Commission extended its search for a county administrator today, as Interim Country Administrator George Touart declined a proposed raise. Commissioners decided to extend the administrator search for 90 days. They’ll get a progress…

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The Perdido Key Name Game

April 2, 2013

The Escambia County Commission will be considering rescinding a resolution today that requested the Florida Department of Transportation change the map-designation of Perdido Key to Perdido Key Beach. But what exactly will such a move accomplish?…

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Perdido Key (Beach) Statement

April 2, 2013

Escambia County has released a statement on the Perdido Key (Beach) signage issue. The Escambia County Commission will apparently look at rescinding an earlier resolution requesting that the Florida Department of Transportation change the Key’s designation…


Perdido Snorkeling Reef

March 26, 2013

Escambia County officials intend to construct another snorkeling reef, this one in the Gulf of Mexico, off of Perdido Key. Here’s the press release: Escambia County has received approval from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection…

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Dog Days and Polishing the Key

February 6, 2013

Pensacola Beach may be seeing dogs, and Perdido Key may be seeing ‘beach.’ During tomorrow’s Escambia County Commission meeting commissioner’s will consider changing the name of the Key and establishing two dog parks on Pensacola Beach.…


Escambia tourism up 12 percent

January 10, 2013

Press Release: Tourism in Escambia County is presently setting all-time lodging revenue records for FY 2012-2013 to date, with lodging revenues generated in October and November 2012 totaling $24.1 million, a 12 percent increase over revenues…