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Barry enters into District 5 race

February 17, 2012

This is looking like a hand-off. Steven Barry, Republican, pre-filed today for County Commissioner, District 5 for the 2012 General Election. Barry was beat by White in the 2004 race.…

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Attorney-Client Privilege: The Movie

February 16, 2012

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is again being scrutinized over questionable recording equipment in interview rooms. After apparently learning of plans to install video cameras in rooms designated for inmates to meet with their attorneys, the…

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Learn About Your World

February 14, 2012

Escambia County is partnering with other organizations to offer a Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP). Along with the University of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and other groups throughout the state, Escambia County Extension is…

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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…