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Kenny Chesney says ‘Thank you’

Kenny Chesney says ‘Thank you’

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 to the bar owner this 'Thank you' email, which in turn was passed on to the [...]

Perdido Key gets ‘Tanked’

Perdido Key gets ‘Tanked’

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 brothers-in-law are designing a 403-gallon aquarium [...]

Mouse crossings cause problems for ECUA

Mouse crossings cause problems for ECUA

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 Florida Department of Transportation, Michael Hamlin, ECUA Manager of Utilities Development, [...]

Email to county commission from voter regarding Perdido Key name change

Douglas Underhill copied me on this email to the county commissioners. He has doggedly tried to found out how DOT came to change the name of Perdido Key to Perdido Key Beach. BTW I love his quote from Attorney General Pam Bondi at the end. On March 18th the county provided me with a response to [...]

Search Extended, Raise Declined

Search Extended, Raise Declined

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 update from HR in a month. Commission [...]

The Perdido Key Name Game

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? “Whatever their resolution is, we’re going to [...]

Perdido Key (Beach) Statement

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 in an effort to see signs placed on [...]

Perdido Snorkeling Reef

Perdido Snorkeling Reef

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 and the Army Corps of Engineers to construct a [...]

Dog Days and Polishing the Key

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. The board is also expected to finalize the [...]

Escambia tourism up 12 percent

Escambia tourism up 12 percent

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 collected in the same period in 2011. In FY [...]

Valentino re-elected, Touart’s political career dead

Valentino re-elected, Touart’s political career dead

The dismissal of the charges against Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino narrowly propelled him past political newcomer Karen Sindel, 1,810-1,660. Two veteran politicians, Dave Murzin (state representative, 2002-2010) and George Touart (county administrator, 2002-2007) barely showed in the [...]

Commissioner says don’t believe BP

Commissioner says don’t believe BP

I returned to the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center for the first time in four weeks...and I got some memorable quotes and answers that reputed much of what BP spokesperson Lucia Bustamonte said on WEAR TV last evening. Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson welcomed me back to [...]

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