• AIR QUALITY HEALTH ALERT: Issued by Florida Department Of Health Escambia County

    07/22/14 20:23:55

    From the Florida Department of Health Escambia County: Effective immediately, in response to air quality monitoring, the FDOH-Escambia is issuing a health alert for the area surrounding the Wedgewood Community Center and the Rolling Hill Construction and Demolition Landfill in Escambia County, Florida. Click here

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Escambia County Mullet Toss

ESCAMBIA COUNTY   --  The lowly mullet pumped more than ten million dollars into Escambia County over one weekend.

Around 35,000 people came out to the the Interstate Mullet Toss at the Flora-Bama in April.

Visit Pensacola hired a research firm to analyze all that business.
They found that 46-percent of attendees came to Pensacola primarily for the mullet toss...
Those visitors rented motel rooms and condos, dined out, and visited other attractions while they were here.

The same kind of research will also be done for the Frank Brown International Song Writers Festival and the Pelican Drop.