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Escambia county commission


UWF and County celebrate Judy Bense Day

October 13, 2016

The University of West Florida celebrated President Judith Bense today with an End Zone Celebration in the Field House. Students, faculty and staff gathered to say farewell and listen to Bense as she reflected on her…

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…

Escambia County Jail

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…

Jeremy's Notebook

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…

Jeremy's Notebook

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…