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Lewis appointed circuit judge

August 31, 2016

Attorney Jeffrey E. Lewis has been appointed to the 1st Judicial Circuit bench. Gov. Rick Scott’s office announced the move Friday. The circuit covers Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties. Lewis, 61, of Pensacola, has…

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Gaetz and Broxson win

August 31, 2016

State Rep. Matt Gaetz soundly defeated his opponents in the GOP Congressional primary. Last night he released a statement on his victory. “I want to thank our volunteers, supporters, family and friends for their overwhelming support…

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Escambia County

Morgan and Lunsford win big, no surprises

August 31, 2016

Few surprises and no upsets occurred in yesterday’s primaries in Escambia County. Two-term incumbent Sheriff David Morgan easily handled his opponents, beating the field with 60.77 percent of the vote. Scott Lunsford took an early lead…

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Mystery candidate withdraws from Congressional race

August 30, 2016

From Escambia County Supervisor of Elections: The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office was notified by the Florida Division of Elections today after the polls opened, that Gary Fairchild has withdrawn from the U.S. Representative, District…

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Voting starts smoothly

August 30, 2016

The News Service of Florida reports: with more than 1.75 million votes already cast by mail or in early voting, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner said primary-election day started “very, very smoothly” Tuesday. Detzner said…

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Education

Pensacola State ranked among Most Affordable Colleges

August 30, 2016

For the fifth consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Education lists Pensacola State College as a best value among public four-year colleges and universities. Pensacola State is ranked 26th on the list of 68 institutions cited…

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Votes count: primary elections can be close

August 30, 2016

Escambia County has a history of close primary elections. Every primary has at lease one race that is decided by a few votes. Please vote today. August 26th, 2014 SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER DISTRICT 3 (NPA) Linda…