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The Beach’s Other Bridge

February 9, 2012

It’d been a long night down at the Santa Rosa Island Authority meeting. The packed-house gallery had said their piece and board members had tossed motion after motion onto a merciless table. SRIA Vice Chairman Vernon…

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Mr. Robinson Goes to Washington

February 9, 2012

After a week in D.C., his layover at the Atlanta airport must have seemed almost calming. “Gawww-lee,” said Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson. “Washington is crazy.” Robinson was returning from Washington D.C. Wednesday night after a…

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Dickey appointed to judgeship

February 9, 2012

Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Darlene F. Dickey, of Molino, to the Escambia County Court. Dickey, 41, has been general counsel for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office since 2006. Previously, she practiced with Bozeman,…

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2011 County Crime Stats

February 3, 2012

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office recently released the 2011 crime statistics for the area. The stats reveal an overall reduction in violent crimes from the previous year. The sheriff’s office reports a nearly 50 percent decrease…

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3,800 Cast Early Votes

January 26, 2012

With a few more days of early voting left, approximately 3,800 voters have casts their ballots in Escambia County. “Early voting’s going pretty well,” said Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David Stafford. Early voting began Jan.…

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Buzz: Gibbs didn’t get horse job

January 25, 2012

We’re hearing that Forrest Gibbs, the Commission Wilson Robertson supporter that is suing the three commissioners over his losing a job at the county’s equestrian center, will not get be hired back by the county. Only…

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Escambia County Introduces New BCC Agenda Tools

January 23, 2012

(Press Release) — Escambia County Administrator Randy Oliver is pleased to announce new additions to the County’s website,, which allows residents easier access to County government. Beginning with the January 19, 2012, Board of County…

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Deadline for Absentee Ballots

January 23, 2012

Wednesday, Jan. 25 is the deadline to request your absentee ballot to be mailed for the Presidential primary election, Tuesday, Jan. 31. After Wednesday you can still pick up an absentee ballot from the Elections Office.…