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Escambia County

Rawson Lane showdown set for Monday

May 17, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY For nearly 15 years, Pensacola Christian College has approached the Escambia County Commission about turning Rawson Lane over to it. Each time it has come up, commissioners have voted against closing the…


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…