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Gas tax allocation may be tabled

September 3, 2015

After watching today’s discussion of what is a fair allocation of the local option gas tax revenues for the next 10 years, the commmissioners had more questions than answers. For the city of Pensacola, a million…

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Another jail death

September 2, 2015

Shawn Jordan was found dead in his cell at the Escambia County Jail late Monday afternoon. County Administrator Jack Brown told Inweekly that the death is under investigation. According to the county administrator, Jordan, who was…

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County seeks to clarify Fire MSBU Assessments

August 17, 2015

Press release: Several Escambia County residents have contacted the Board of County Commissioners with questions regarding the “Notice of NON-AD Valorem Assessments for Escambia County Fire Protection District Municipal Services Benefit Unit (MSBU) 2015-2016 Assessments” that…

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Barry pre-files for second term

August 7, 2015

Press Release: Today, District 5, Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry announced his candidacy for re-election in November 2016, and filed paperwork with the Supervisor of Elections office. “I have the utmost respect for the important trust…

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Work begins on Navy Point bridge

July 20, 2015

The Florida Department of Transportation began construction activities on replacing the bridge located on County Road 292A (West Sunset Avenue) over Bayou Grande to the Navy Point neighborhood the week of July 20. Scott Bridge was…