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Biomass Bonds

The Escambia County Commission will consider this week issuing bonds for approximately $53 million to be used for the construction of a wood biomass pellet…

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Bringing Back the Bayous

Escambia County Extension Service is hosting two public discussions on water quality issues. The discussions will focus on water quality in area bayous and what…

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Bus Stop Blues

With the temperature in the 40s and Leonard Cohen crooning over the PA system, employees with Escambia County Area Transit began this morning with a…

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The Vision (2015)

The Greater Pensacola Chamber, along with its regional partners, unveiled Vision 2015 this afternoon. The five-year economic development strategy was described as a “roadmap” to…

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Escambia Considers Chickens

Last year, the city of Pensacola passed an ordinance to accommodate the raising of chickens on residential properties inside the city limits. Now, Escambia County…

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City on ECAT: ‘No Decisions Have Been Made’

Pensacola City Council members this week spoke out against Mayor Ashton Hayward’s apparent intention—relayed via a public statement from Escambia County Commission Chairman Gene Valentino—to…

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Unraveling Zimmerman

Pensacola City Council President P.C. Wu was invited to call in for a radio interview recently. The first question caught him off guard. “I’m thinking,…

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City Council COW Rundown

During Pensacola City Council’s Committee of the Whole this afternoon, members will discuss the follow-through from a discussion had last week regarding the body’s rules…

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Valentino on Pensacola, Gas Tax, Project Stallion

Escambia County Commission Chairman Gene Valentino spoke out this morning about the city of Pensacola’s apparent intentions to use their portion of a recently passed…

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