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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Food Drive and Winter Coat Drive

Food and Coat Drive

We are collecting at ALL City of Pensacola Fire Stations kid-friendly food items, including snacks, drinks, canned foods, easy to open and carry food items for the Backpack Program for Kids.

We are also collecting adult and children coats in good cond...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Battalion Chief Looks Back on Journey through Fire Cadet Program

Battalion Chief King

"Hello, my name is Cedric King. I am a Battalion Chief and certified E. M. T. with the City of Pensacola Fire Department. I entered my career in 1993 through the City of Pensacola Fire Cadet program. I was promoted to firefighter after the completion...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

PHS Student Raises funds for Fricker Resource Center

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Local teen raises money by organizing tennis tournament to purchase sports equipment for Fricker Resource Center.

Giving back to the community is something that many people do these days, but sometimes the impact on the person volunteering is so great that it inspires them to do far more than they are asked. That’s exactly what happened when Eric Finger, a student at...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2014

Food Trucks Pilot Program initiated

Today, the City of Pensacola initiated a six-month Food Trucks Pilot Program. For more information, visit, which has been updated to include the requirements of the program, a program application and checklist, frequently as...Read on...

Food Trucks Pilot Program website


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Posted on: August 8, 2016

PPD Crime Stats Down for First Half of 2016

Crime Stats from January to June 2016

Semi-annual crime statistics for the Pensacola Police Department show a 6.3 percent decrease in crime within city limits for the same time period last year.

“I am pleased with these results,” said Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander III. “I believe ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 14, 2015

Pensacola Police Department to deploy upgraded communications system

On Tuesday, December 15, Pensacola Police Department will begin using a new mission-critical communications system that will improve interoperability between counties for first responder coordination and response.

The City of Pensacola will connect to ...Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2016

Pensacola Featured in Where to Retire Magazine

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Pensacola, FL, has been selected a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. Pensacola is profiled in a feature titled “8 Tax-Friendly Towns&...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Pensacola Ranked as One of the Best American Towns for Holiday Shopping

Pensacola Holiday Town Ornaments

Pensacola was named one of the best American towns for local holiday shopping in a feature by Expedia Viewfinder.

To determine the rankings, Expedia Viewfinder analyzed millions of social media conversations and found the towns talking about shopping local...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Gov. Scott: Pensacola Area Added 3,300 New Jobs Over the Year

Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Pensacola area added 3,300 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The area’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, declining by 0.1 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900...Read on...

Monthly Employment Press Releases

Posted on: December 6, 2016

Christmas Holiday Collection Schedule for Sanitation

The collection schedule for Christmas week is changed as follows.  All collections normally scheduled for Monday, December 26 will be made on Tuesday, December 27 and Tuesday's collection will be made on Wednesday, December 28.  ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

Traffic Advisory-Intendencia St (S Jefferson to S Tarragona)-July 15, 2015 approx 30 months

The section of East Intendencia Street between South Jefferson Street and South Tarragona Street will close beginning July 15, 2015.

The road closure is to assist in the ongoing demolition of the old Pensacola News Journal building and the construction...Read on...