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Escambia County

Jail Politics

County murmurs

September 24, 2014

Last night the Escambia Board of County Commissioners approved its 2014-15 budget. At request of a commissioner (mostly likely Gene Valentino), the Escambia County Sheriff’s budget request for $750,000 for additional deputies was voted on separately.…

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Halliburton offers $1.1 billion settlement

September 4, 2014

It didn’t take long for the Halliburton Company, one of three parties (BP, Transocean and Halliburton) responsible for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill disaster to agree to a settlement offer — $1.1 billion. Escambia County issued…


Escambia County releases jail report summary

August 29, 2014

County Attorney Alison Rogers has released a summary of attorney Mr. Fleming’s summary of findings related to his interviews with employees associated with the April 30 jail explosion. “Upon further diligent review of legal authority and…