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Buzz: Charlie Crist will suspend Gene V.

Two more phone calls received late last night: 1) Gov. Charlie Crist will suspend Commissioner Gene Valentino because of the indictment. 2) A source close…

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Grover replies to PB master plan viewpoint

Mr. Rotenberry, Thank you for your email and concerns. Many of your points are valid but some are the same political stereotyping that gets us…

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#1 Pensacola Drug Dealer Spot

The corner of A and Jackson streets is where drugs are sold daily openly on the street. It’s not secret. Everyone in that community knows…

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Consolidation Commission killed itself early

In an article on NorthEscambia.com, State Rep. Clay Ford says the Escambia County Consolidation Study Commission chairman Ken Bell disbanded the commission, which was actually…

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Another view of Monday’s meeting

We asked one of our college interns/free lancers to attend the Monday meeting on consolidation to offer up what she saw and heard. Some of…

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County Purchasing Rules are clear

Escambia County has a set of general terms and conditions for all its sealed bids (Read). The Maplewood drainage project request for bids clearly states…

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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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Oops, who does county hiring?

Last week, the daily newspaper announced that Robbie Whitfield was named the new deputy fire chief for Escambia County at the Tuesday, Jan. 13 retreat…

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