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Shhh, Library Talk

October 4, 2012

Escambia County Commissioner Kevin White hit hard and early this morning, pouncing on what he termed “this garbage going on with the Northwest Florida Library.” He opened this morning’s commission work session expressing concern about the…

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County Names New Human Resources Director

October 3, 2012

Escambia County has named a new Human Resources Director to replace outgoing director Ron Sorrells, who will retire in November. Thomas G. Turner was the unanimous choice of the six members of the selection committee, who…

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More RESTORE Planning

September 17, 2012

With the promise of RESTORE Act money on the eventual horizon, the Escambia County Commission today further discussed the process of divvying up the funds. “I find if you have clear rules at the beginning, it…

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Commissioners Consider Cap Increase

September 17, 2012

The Escambia County Commission today will consider increasing its caps on electric and natural gas franchise fees. If this morning’s work session was any indication, the commission may not have the appetite. “I made it clear…

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The Randy Conversation

September 12, 2012

The parameters of a discussion regarding Escambia County Administrator Randy Oliver’s contract remain a mystery. The county commission is scheduled to take up the matter during tomorrow’s work session. “I guess we’ll find out tomorrow,” Commissioner…