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2016 Election Escambia County

AFL-CIO endorses Casey

July 15, 2016

Press release: The Northwest Florida Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO is excited to announce the endorsement of Jesse Casey. Mr. Casey is running as a candidate for Escambia County Commissioner District 1. After screening Jesse Casey, the…

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County makes offer for jail site

July 15, 2016

by Duwayne Escobedo… After more than two years of haggling about where to rebuild a jail destroyed by flooding in April 2014, the five-member Escambia County Commission finally unanimously picked out a site. Escambia County commissioners…

2014 Election Escambia County

Underhill picks up third ECUA endorsement

July 28, 2014

Press Release: ECUA Board Member Vicki Campbell endorses Doug Underhill, cites Underhill’s “desire to collaborate on solutions” for Escambia County Emerald Coast Utilities Authority member Vicki Campbell announced today that she is endorsing Doug Underhill in…

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RFP-Lite, or ‘Meander, Meander, Meander’

August 9, 2013

By mid-September, the Escambia County Commission should be selecting the search firm that will be helping to select a permanent county administrator. The board decided last night to extend the period for interested search firms to…

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Consolidation, Not IT

July 29, 2013

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is taking issue with certain aspects of last week’s jail-transfer report provided by county staff. “We have reviewed the transition report slides and they are replete with inaccuracies and information that…

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The ‘Soft Transfer’

July 25, 2013

With scant discussion regarding Sheriff David Morgan’s recent offer to retain control of the county jail for another year, the Escambia County Commission this morning digested another report on the progress of the jail transfer and…

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Barry on The Offer

July 24, 2013

While Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry said today that he welcomes a conversation regarding the recent offer from Sheriff David Morgan to retain operations of the county jail until 2014, he’s not sure such conversation will…

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The ‘Fresh Start’ Offer

July 24, 2013

The Escambia County Commission will consider an offer this week from Sheriff David Morgan to continue managing the county jail until October 2014. The offer provides the county—which is scheduled to take over the jail by…

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Wilson Breaks Rib, Punctures Lung

July 23, 2013

Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson has a broken rib and punctured lung, but says he still plans to make it to Thursday’s commission meeting in order to discuss Sheriff David Morgan’s recent offer to continue running…

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Touart Makes Top 5

July 15, 2013

The Escambia County Administrator Search Committee has drawn up a list of five applicants to submit to the Escambia County Commission later this week. Interim Administrator George Touart is on that list. “We’ve had a hot…