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DeSantis moves to cut Garcon Point Bridge tolls

By Jim Turner ©2021 The News Service of Florida. All rights reserved; see terms. TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis wants court-ordered toll rates to be…

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Inside employment numbers

Sometime you need to look deeper to understand statistics. The unemployment rate for June in Escambia County increased, according to data recently released by the…

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Homebuilders win appellate case re: Santa Rosa impact fee

The First District Court of Appeal today affirmed Santa Rosa Circuit Court Judge Darlene Dickey’s temporary injunction against collection of the Santa Rosa County’s school…

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FRLA partners with Blue Angels Foundation

Today, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) announced its partnership with the Blue Angels Foundation to raise awareness and funding to support wounded veterans…

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Childers still upset about audit of how she handles bed tax

Escambia County Clerk of Court Pam Childers is upset that Tourist Development Council chair David Bear has asked for the Florida Auditor General to conduct an…

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Best of the Coast voting passes mid-point

The Best of the Coast voting is going strong. The readers’ survey continues through Wednesday, July 21. Just like we have every summer for the…

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DeSantis appoints local

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Katie Spear and David Rouse to the Board of Optometry. Katie Spear of Pensacola, is a licensed…

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Nothing free with Gulf Power

Gulf Power customers will pay for the utility’s COVID-19 measures, thanks to the Public Service Commission’s approval a settlement on Thursday, July 8 that allows…

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City may make a Tiny House development possible

The Pensacola City Council’s agenda for Thursday, July 15 has been released. The council will  consider  whether to annex two vacant lots on Pace Boulevard at…

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