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Clerk having trouble collecting bed tax

Escambia County Clerk of Courts Pam Childers tried to deliver to the Board of County Commissioners her monthly report on Tourist Development (also known as…

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4th Cent Tally

The Escambia County Commission divvied up more than $1.5 million between area organizations earlier this week. The money stems from the fourth cent of the…

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Chickens, Noise and Taxes

During its Committee of the Whole workshop this morning, the Escambia County Commission tended to chickens, the county’s noise ordinance and allocation of the fourth-cent…

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Third-Cent Question

Fat on BP penance money last year, the Pensacola area saw great tourism numbers. With the extra funds inflating tourism-marketing coffers to a level toping…

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Commissioner’s Delay Tourism-tax Decision

The Escambia County Commission will wait until the summer to decide what governance model they’ll go with when it comes to tourism tax dollars. Presently,…

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Bed tax may be raised

Get ready for a battle over tourism dollars. Bay County (Panama City Beach) is set to raise its bed taxes 2 cents which moves its…

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