Posted in Politics

Andrade transgender bill stalls in Senate

A proposal co-introduced by Pensacola’s State Rep. Alex Andrade that would make it more difficult for transgender female athletes to compete on girls’ and women’s…

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Posted in Buzz Escambia County

Buzz: County may spy on employee computers

Sources have shared Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley has asked the county’s IT department to look into installing ActivTrak, a cloud-based monitoring tool that would let…

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Posted in Business Pensacola

Pensacola dropped from House cruise ship bill

A legislative effort to overturn a 2020 vote by Key West residents to limit cruise-ship operations continues to be narrowed to the Monroe County tourism…

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Posted in Health

Escambia lags far behind national stats for vaccinations

Over half of Americans over 18 have received at least one shot of a coronavirus vaccine, according to the latest data from the CDC.  But…

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Posted in Business

Shrimp Basket gives away a car to recruit new hires

Shrimp Basket is offering a unique incentive to join their team—the chance to win a brand new vehicle. Current team members and those hired between…

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Posted in Education Environment

MESS Hall: Citizen Science Initiative

The Pensacola MESS Hall is recruiting members of the general public to become citizen scientists. Armed with phones and computers, these citizen scientists will gather…

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Posted in Escambia County

Oops!…Gilley did it again

At their Committee of the Whole on Thursday, April 15, Escambia County commissioners learned that the administration had told Pensacola Bay Center’s management company not…

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Posted in Pensacola

Pensacola police chief finalists

The selection committee for the next Chief of Police for the Pensacola Police Department has recommended three finalists to move forward in the selection process…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola

The move to make county government white-only

In March 1977, a class action was filed on behalf of Escambia County’s Black voters that challenged the at-large system for electing county commissioners (McMillan…

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