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Arts Council of Northwest Florida charged

State Attorney Bill Eddins has announced that his office has determined that criminal charges are appropriate regarding the Arts Council of Northwest Florida. The non-profit…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola Politics

SAO reports to be issued soon

Spoke with assistant State Attorney Greg Marcille yesterday on his investigations into the Arts Council of Northwest Florida and Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino. Marcille…

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Roll Tide, roll BOCC

While most of us were watching the BCS National Championship or, at least, getting ready to watch the game, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners…

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Arts Council of Northwest Florida Official Statement

Received this evening: January 2, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arts Council of Northwest Florida Mission Our mission is to create a premiere arts and culture…

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Arts Council ran on artists’ credit cards

The IN has obtained more financial reports of the Arts Council of Northwest Florida. The October 2009 Profit & Loss report that was given to…

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Valentino to back new arts group

According to today’s PNJ, Commissioner Gene Valentino will introduce a resolution at the BOCC’s Jan. 7 meeting to cease funding the Arts Council of Northwest…

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Buzz: Nothing on credit cards

The county audit of the Arts Council of Northwest Florida didn’t cover the credit cards the group processed for local artists. We are still get…

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Arts Council audit recommends no more funds

We’ve obtained a draft copy of the audit of the Arts Council of Northwest Florida that was conducted by the Escambia County Clerk/Comptroller. The audit…

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Buzz: missing credit card payments

We are hearing that artists and some of the smaller arts groups were using the Arts Council to process credit card payments and those payments…

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