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Books, Balls and Blocks, April 13

Escambia County’s first-ever Books, Balls and Blocks early childhood outreach event is set for Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1201…

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County part of bold workforce initiative

FloridaWest today announced that Escambia County is one of five communities joining the Inclusive Development Network (IDN), an ambitious new initiative designed to advance inclusive workforce development within…

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Achieve Escambia boss resigns

After less than four months on the job, Achieve Escambia’s Director Greg Voss has resigned. Achieve Escambia was founded in early 2016 by Navy Federal Credit…

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Escambia County continues to lose students

For the third consecutive year, the Escambia County School District saw its student enrollment drop. Meanwhile Santa and Okaloosa counties have experienced steady growth. The districts…

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Mayor sells historic Pensacola street markers

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has put up for auction 30 historic street markers. They are to be sold “AS-IS” on the website GovDeals.com. Their condition…

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Achieve Escambia hires executive director

Greg Voss has been named director of Achieve Escambia; Pensacola’s new cradle to career collective impact effort. Voss has more than 25 years of experience…

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Achieve Escambia: ask teachers what works

In my Outtakes column for Aug. 4, I recommend that Achieve Escambia survey the teachers of the Escambia County School District to find out what…

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Achieve Escambia follows proven model

Achieve Escambia is the name of a collective community effort focused on improving education & workforce outcomes for our community– “Every child, every step of…

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