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Brownsville Arts and Culture winners announced

August 7, 2017

The winning artwork from the juried “Brownsville Arts and Cultural Exhibit” was announced at the Celebrating Brownsville Festival heldSaturday, Aug. 5, at the Brownsville Community Center. The winners are: Dolores Crain, “Flatwound” – mixed media Alexandra…

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Escambia County Fall Youth Employment Program

July 31, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the fall cycle of the Escambia County Youth Employment Program, which will provide opportunities for youth to get paid work experience in various county departments. Qualified youth who are accepted…

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House passes Pensacola Beach fee simple bill

July 26, 2017

The U.S. House today passed H.R. 2370, the Escambia County Land Conveyance Act, by a voice vote. The bill, authored by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01), gives leaseholders in Santa Rosa Island the option to acquire fee…

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County Jail: Feeding the Beast

July 12, 2017

Escambia County’s property tax revenues have risen $17.96 million over the past four years – a 20.2-percent increase. Why don’t you feel any benefit from that significant increase? You only have to examine the detention budget…