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EPA Grants DeSoto Canyon Drilling Amendment

The Environmental Protection Agency has granted an Australian oil company a revision to its Gulf of Mexico drilling permit that allows for an increased amount…

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HT Land Co.’s Second Offer

Pensacola City Council President P.C. Wu looked looked a bit confused this morning as to why he had not heard from the woman in the…

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Group Therapy with Dr. Touart

If tensions have been rumbling in the undercurrents of the Escambia County Commission, they bubbled to the surface yesterday in spectacular fashion. It began in…

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Grover’s Rationale

On his way back from a regional economic development meeting in Panama City, Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson defended his recommendation to reopen the applicant…

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Hiccup in Escambia’s Administrator Search

Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson lit the fuse this morning, then got a safe distance away before the fireworks began. It was a move Commissioner…

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County, Sheriff Wrestle Over Budget, Transfer

It looks like the Escambia County Commission might not be able to rely on the sheriff’s internal service fund money to pay for the transfer…

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Pensacola Calls on Open-Government Guru

The city of Pensacola is turning to the First Amendment Foundation in an effort to address issues with its public records process. “We deal with…

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Commission Gets Jail Update

During this morning’s budget workshop, the Escambia County Commission was updated on the operational transfer of the Escambia County Jail. Staff is currently working to…

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Touart Survives Round One

Members of the Escambia County Administrator Search Committee went down the list of applicants for the county’s top job this afternoon and whittled down the…

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