Posted in Escambia County Politics

Bell files and closes Escambia County Commission District 4 GOP primary (update)

Leigh Bell has qualified as a write-in candidate for the Escambia County Commissioner District 4 seat. This closes the August 28 primary and allows only…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Deadline to qualify for local races is noon Friday

The deadline for qualifying for office is noon tomorrow. A handful of candidates who have pre-filed have yet to submit their petitions or a check…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County

Dump the Pump Day tomorrow

Escambia County Area Transit will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the 13th annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday,…

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Escambia County GOP Party hosts County Commission Dist. 2 debate on July 9

The July meeting of the Escambia County Republican Party will take place 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 9 at the downtown West Florida Public Library, 239…

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County Commission District 2 race is tight

Challenger Alan McMillan has a slight lead over incumbent Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill in the GOP primary for District 2, but the lead is…

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Bare files for ECUA District 4

Former Pensacola City Council President Charles L. Bare has pre-filed for Emerald Coast Utilities Authority, District 4, as a Republican for the 2018 election. He…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola

Garden District Cottages to begin work soon

ParsCo, LLC and its development entity, Encore Investment Company, LLC (Encore), have completed the closing on the former Blount School property with the City of…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola

Fiscal conservatism wins out on Thursday

Last night, the Pensacola City Council overwhelmingly told Mayor Ashton Hayward not to spend more than $8.25 million on the new Bayview Community Center. The…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

Arena partner has checkered past

Before Escambia County does anything with Jay Patel and his Pensacola Arena Development Partners, the Board of County Commissioners needs to have staff do background…

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