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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.…

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Morgan outraises Powell, builds war chest

January 16, 2012

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan raised over $17,000 in the last quarter of 2011 for his re-election campaign. Republican opponent John Powell received $12,850 and spent most of it. As of Dec. 31, Morgan had $38,659…

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Dirty Smurfs

January 13, 2012

Escambia County officials have no interest in seeing a recycling center on a collection of remediated Superfund sites. They also don’t want to see any little blue men on the properties. In December, the county was…

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Oil Spill Restoration Meeting

January 12, 2012

The second in a series of meetings to explore early oil-spill restoration will be held tonight at the University of West Florida. The Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Trustees are seeking public comment on…