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Escambia County


Coffee with a Cop tomorrow

July 6, 2015

Press Release: The first Coffee with a Cop is 7 a.m. July 7 at George Artisan Bakery and Bistro. This summer Escambia County Deputies and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to…


CRA contributes to West Moreno Strategic Plan

June 16, 2015

By Claudia Carlson Plans are underway to improve West Pensacola with the help of Live Work Learn Play (LWLP), an international real estate development and advisory firm, Baptist Hospital, Escambia County, and city of Pensacola. At…


Escambia County Hungry Games begin June 1

May 20, 2015

The end of the school year means that 24,000 children in Escambia County will be searching for food over the next two and a half months. Escambia County will help fill the gap with its summer…

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Escambia County: No place for heroes (video)

May 1, 2015

Escambia County employee Kelley Bradford went to work April 30, 2014. Her workplace – Central Booking and Detention Center – was flooded, and several of her co-workers complained of the smell of gas. While others chose…


Insurance carrier rejects county claim on jail explosion

April 28, 2015 is reporting this morning that the county’s insurance carrier has agreed to pay a its flood claim on jail ($25 million). However, the carrier has denied the $45 million “all-peril” claim for the natural gas…


Leaders gather for sexual assault awareness proclamation

April 8, 2015

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward joins Captain Keith Hoskins, the Commanding Officer of NAS Pensacola, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan, Pensacola Chief of Police Chip Simmons, and Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May for a ceremonial signing of…


Inweekly 2009: The rise of gangs in Escambia County

April 5, 2015

Since 2007, Inweekly has reported on the rise of gangs in Escambia County. In 2008, Florida changed its gang statute-Florida Statute 874.03-to include the characteristics of hybrid gangs so that they could be prosecuted on a…