Posted in Environment Business Escambia County

Concerns raised over International Paper bond hearing omission

PENSACOLA–The exchange, hidden within the confines of a TEFRA bond hearing, was so surreally weird as to be absurd. It involved a back-and-forth with Escambia…

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Flip the switch on new Pensacola Beach sign

County holds contest to select person to flip switch on new beach sign

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Posted in Environment Escambia County Pensacola

Pensacola Climate Strike releases list of speakers and performers

PENSACOLA—Join 350 Pensacola and millions around the world for a global climate strike. On September 20, people will walk out of school, work, and home…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Escambia trails other Panhandle counties in annual earnings per resident

Escambia County ranked 29th among counties in Florida by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August, according…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

Buzz: Hope Lunsford to file for ECUA District 5

Sources have told Inweekly that Hope Lunsford, wife of Escambia County Tax Collector Scott Lunsford, plans to file to run for the District 5 seat…

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District 4 town hall: Olive Road, traffic signals and brewery

On Monday, District 4 County Commissioner Robert Bender discussed construction on Olive Road, funding for traffic light enhancements and residents’ concerns at a town hall…

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Posted in Education Escambia County

‘It’s No Joke’ combats rise in school threats

The number of Florida children charged with making school-related threats has steadily increased during the past three years, the state Department of Juvenile Justice said…

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District 4 Town Hall tonight

District 4 Commissioner Robert Bender will hold a town hall meeting tonight, 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 at Ferry Pass Middle School, 8355 Yancey Lane….

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Haas deep dives on Hispanic population

The Hispanic population in the Escambia County area is not huge. It accounts for just over 5 percent of the population. But that’s projected to…

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