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Weekend Buzz: Forum on Crime and Education, First Digital Town Hall meeting

Weekend Buzz:  Forum on Crime and Education, First Digital Town Hall meeting

Commissioner May wants to discuss crime, neighborhoods and education Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May, District 3, will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, April 22, at 6 p.m., at the Brownsville assembly of God, Reception Hall, 3100 West Desoto Street. The topics are Crime, Education and [...]

Weekend Buzz: North Hill, New County Administrator, More Food trucks Coming

Weekend Buzz:  North Hill, New County Administrator, More Food trucks Coming

Food trucks coming in May Sherry Morris, the city of Pensacola’s Planning Services Administrator, has sent to the city council a draft document outlining the City's upcoming Food Truck Pilot Program, which is modeled after in New Orleans. “We believe that this program will be a good [...]

Video on Sean’s Outpost is going viral

Video on Sean’s Outpost is going viral

This video uploaded by M.K. Lord has already garnered over 36,000 views. The Escambia Board of County Commissioners discuss replacing Janet Lander, the Special Magistrate assigned to hear the code enforcement. Here are Lord's comments on the video: In this meeting, a local resident voiced [...]

County will bring independent investigator to look into animal shelter deaths

County will bring independent investigator to look into animal shelter deaths

Interim Escambia County Administrator Larry Newsom told the county commissioners at their Tuesday meeting that he is bringing an outside person to investigate the deaths at the Escambia County Animal Shelter. In August, the shelter mistakenly put down a runaway Labrador retriever mix named [...]

What is on Escambia County regular meeting agenda?

What is on Escambia County regular meeting agenda?

Solid Waste Moratorium There will be a public hearing for consideration of adopting an Ordinance extending the temporary moratorium related to Solid Waste Management Facilities. Last year the County Commission adopted an ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium on the processing of [...]

Weekend Buzz: PPD may have problem, Found Money and Smartest Answer

Weekend Buzz: PPD may have problem, Found Money and Smartest Answer

Courthouse rumblings Criminal defense lawyers are watching closely the case of Herchel Royals, who was arrested in July 2013 on drug charges. His case is one of those possibly impacted by the current FDLE lab investigation of a supervisor allegedly stealing drugs from the lab. Royals’ trial is [...]

County commission delays county administrator decision until noon tomorrow

County commission delays county administrator decision until noon tomorrow

For three and a half hours, the Escamabia County Commission listened to its five finalists for the county administrator position and deliberated who should replace George Touart. A motion to simply name interim administrator Larry Newsom failed, 2-3, but he still is in contention. The other [...]

County Administrator decision could be this week

County Administrator decision could be this week

On Thursday, March 13, the five finalists will meet separately with individual commissioners in their offices prior to public interviews with the full board at 1 p.m. A second special board meeting will be held on March 14 at 9 a.m. to pick a new top boss for the county if one is not named on March [...]

Weekend Buzz: County Jail, Valentino rakes in the cash and Hayward signs up Hill consultants

Weekend Buzz: County Jail, Valentino rakes in the cash and Hayward signs up Hill consultants

Escambia County to rebid jail contracts Corrections Department Director Gordon Pike told the Escambia County Commission at its agenda review meeting on March 6 that he plans to rebid all the jail contracts. He made the statement when the commissioners questioned his recommendation to amend [...]

Lion fish on Escambia County Commission agenda

Lion fish on Escambia County Commission agenda

The Escambia Board of County Commissioners have two agenda items regarding lion fish. A proclamation, in recognition of the removal of the greatest number of non-native, invasive lionfish, congratulating Captain Andy Ross and Niuhi Dive Charters for removing 156 non-native, invasive lionfish [...]

Weekend Buzz: Inside local governments

Weekend Buzz: Inside local governments

DOJ not interested in negotiating The word of last week's visit by the U.S. Department of Justice is the agency isn't interested in negotiating with the Escambia County Commission. We expect to hear more about the price tag of complying with the DOJ final order over the next few weeks. It will be [...]

Inside Warrington Middle School ‘revival’ meeting

Inside Warrington Middle School ‘revival’ meeting

Yesterday Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas and County Commissioner Gene Valentino held a town hall meeting to reportedly come up with solutions to revive Warrington Middle School, the 10th worst middle school in the entire state of Florida. How could the school go from a 'C' school 2009 [...]

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