Posted in Politics

Santa Rosa Commissioners fail to win support of LOST increase

The Santa Rosa County Commissioners’ referendum to increase the local option sales tax for infrastructure  failed by more than two-to-one margin after two-thirds of  county…

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Posted in Escambia County

Domestic violence leads to two more deaths

NorthEscambia.com reports the Santa Rosa County deputies were called to the home on Hazel Godwin Road south of Chumuckla Highway shortly before daybreak. Two people…

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Posted in Environment

Broxson speaks in favor of fracking bill as it gains House support

House Republicans continued moving forward Wednesday with a bill that would create a new regulatory structure for oil and natural-gas drilling in Florida, with most…

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Posted in 2014 Election

Unofficial Early Statistics for Escambia

    From the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office: Date SOE Ofc Main Library Genealogy Fair- grounds South West Extension Molino Total 16-Aug 63…

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FDOT proposes Northwest Florida Toll Authority for our counties. Tolls are in our future.

According to the Daily News, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad told attendees yesterday at the Emerald Coast Transportation Symposium on Okaloosa Island that…

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Posted in Health

Regional Checkup: We’re Not Well

The numbers are in, and they’re not encouraging. The Partnership for a Healthy Community held court at Sacred Heart Hospital today in Pensacola to share…

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Posted in BP Disaster

BP walks out of Crist’s Oil Spill Meeting

Yesterday, Gov. Crist held an Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force Meeting at the University of West Florida. According to reports I received from the…

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Posted in BP Disaster Escambia County Politics

SRIA misuses beautification funds

The Santa Rosa Island Authority has a beautification fund. Has the SRIA used that fund to buy equipment to get the tar balls and oil…

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Questions Suttles should have been asked

BP COO Doug Suttles flew into Pensacola yesterday. He visited Ft. Pickens to watch workers clean up a relatively light mess on the beach there….

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