Posted in Escambia County

Voters show no support for paying legal fees for commissioners over FB comments

Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill is looking for the taxpayers to pay to defend him against a lawsuit concerning comments he made on Facebook. The…

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Hill supporter claims GOP threw lawmaker under the bus

James Calkins, husband of Maria Calkins, legislative assistant for State Representative Mike Hill, protested what he claimed to be Hill’s exclusion from today’s signing of…

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Posted in Education

UWF soars to 2nd spot

The Florida Board of Governors named the University of West Florida as a top-performing public university for the third consecutive year, securing a spot in…

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Bridge Name Game

By Danielle Brown, Inweekly Tensions ran high among Escambia and Santa Rosa County citizens in the final public meeting over renaming the Pensacola Bay Bridge….

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Underhill sued over FB comments (update)

Editor’s note: County Attorney Alison Rogers emailed me this: “…the BCC recently voted to totally repeal the County Commissioner Technology policy, so it is no…

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Posted in Pensacola

City puts Y- documents online

Documents related to the property exchange and use agreement between the City of Pensacola and YMCA are now available online as part of the backup…

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City survey reveals five troubled departments

While Mayor Grover Robinson has tried to survey the recently released city employee engagement survey, the report did reveal five city departments that will need…

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Poll: Locals not fond of school vouchers

In a recent InWeekly/Political Matrix poll of 643 likely Escambia County voters, we found that less than 40 percent supported using school vouchers to pay…

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Amtrak coming back, but not here

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) announced last Friday the award of a $33 million grant from the Federal Railroad Administration to fund infrastructure and capacity…

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